Music

Here are some English words related to music, including the names of different musical genres.

Musical terminology

beat
harmony
lyrics
melody or tune
note
rhythm
scale
solo
duet
in tune
out of tune

Music equipment

amp (abbreviation of amplifier)
CD
CD player
headphones
hi-fi or hi-fi system
instrument
mic (abbreviation of microphone)
MP3 player
music stand
record player
speakers
stereo or stereo system

Musical genres

blues
classical
country
dance
easy listening
electronic
folk
heavy metal
hip hop
jazz
Latin
opera
pop
rap
reggae
rock
techno

Musical groups

band
brass band
choir
concert band
jazz band
orchestra
pop group
rock band
string quartet
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