A performance technique for piano common in ragtime music: the left hand plays both a bassline in the bottom register and chords in the middle register, leaping rapidly back and forth to reach both.
In German, "speech-voice." A style of singing halfway between speech and lyrical song, in which the singer hits precise pitches and then allows them to tail off, rather than sustaining them.
A pitch performed lower than in the standard major scale; these notes usually substitute for the third and seventh notes of the standard major scale.
Film music that heightens the mood of a scene, but which does not happen within the world of the movie; the characters can't hear it.
Non-diegetic music. D.
Blue note. C.
Stride bass. A.