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Music Dictionary for Kids (Illustrated)

from the Music Library



400+ music dictionary entries about composers, performers, conductors, instruments and musical terms in our illustrated music dictionary.

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Music Dictionary Guide

Our music dictionary includes images for the purpose of bringing a richer understanding to the definitions. When terms are part of a specific category, like "Dynamics" or "Form", we have repeated the following images so kids can begin to make connections for themselves.

DYNAMICS - This graphic will appear next to all definitions related to dynamics. The graphic will also indicate the degree of amplitude (loudness) relative to the other definitions throughout the dictionary.

TEMPO - This graphic will appear next to all definitions related to tempo. The speedometer will also indicate the tempo, relative to other tempo definitions throughout the dictionary.

FORM - This graphic will appear next to all definitions related to musical form.

MUSICAL ERA - This graphic will appear next to all musical eras, from the Medieval Era through the Modern Era.