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Country: Canada

Place: Montreal

Montreal Bach Festival 2018

Learn to pronounce names and words related to this music festival.

Are you a music lover? Do you get pleasure from listening to classical music?

This year a new edition of the Montreal Bach Festival will be held from November 17 to December 7, and we wanted to offer a guide so that our readers become acquainted with music terminology and the most famous composers, as well as the renowned musicians who will take part in this event in Montreal.

Not sure how to pronounce Johann Pachelbel or Ludwig van Beethoven? Don't worry, with our guide you won't be at a loss anymore to pronounce those confusing names and words.



Learn to pronounce the names of the best composers of classical music, whose pieces are performed in this Montreal Bach Festival.


Learn to pronounce the names of the performers who take part in Montreal Bach Festival.

Music terminology

Learn to pronounce some of the words related to music.

  • accelerando pronunciation accelerando [it]
  • adagio pronunciation adagio [it]
  • air pronunciation air [en]
  • allegro pronunciation allegro [it]
  • alto pronunciation alto [en]
  • andante pronunciation andante [it]
  • aria pronunciation aria [en]
  • atonal pronunciation atonal [en]
  • ballad pronunciation ballad [en]
  • bar pronunciation bar [en]
  • barcarolle pronunciation barcarolle [fr]
  • baroque pronunciation baroque [en]
  • basse pronunciation basse [fr]
  • Batterie pronunciation Batterie [fr]
  • berceuse pronunciation berceuse [fr]
  • bolero pronunciation bolero [es]
  • cadence pronunciation cadence [en]
  • cantata pronunciation cantata [en]
  • Chaconne pronunciation Chaconne [fr]
  • choral pronunciation choral [en]
  • chord pronunciation chord [en]
  • chromatic pronunciation chromatic [en]
  • concerto pronunciation concerto [en]
  • contrebasse pronunciation contrebasse [fr]
  • crescendo pronunciation crescendo [it]
  • da capo pronunciation da capo [it]
  • diminuendo pronunciation diminuendo [it]
  • drums pronunciation drums [en]
  • dynamics pronunciation dynamics [en]
  • elegy pronunciation elegy [en]
  • ensemble pronunciation ensemble [en]
  • espressivo pronunciation espressivo [it]
  • étude pronunciation étude [fr]
  • fagotto pronunciation fagotto [it]
  • flat pronunciation flat [en]
  • flute pronunciation flute [en]
  • forte pronunciation forte [it]
  • fugue pronunciation fugue [en]
  • giocoso pronunciation giocoso [it]
  • glissando pronunciation glissando [it]
  • harmony pronunciation harmony [en]
  • harp pronunciation harp [en]
  • harpsichord pronunciation harpsichord [en]
  • humoresque pronunciation humoresque [fr]
  • hymn pronunciation hymn [en]
  • impressionism pronunciation impressionism [en]
  • intonation pronunciation intonation [en]
  • jig pronunciation jig [en]
  • key pronunciation key [en]
  • keyboard pronunciation keyboard [en]
  • largo pronunciation largo [it]
  • legato pronunciation legato [it]
  • leggiero pronunciation leggiero [it]
  • legno pronunciation legno [it]
  • leitmotif pronunciation leitmotif [en]
  • lento pronunciation lento [it]
  • libretto pronunciation libretto [it]
  • Lieder pronunciation Lieder [de]
  • madrigal pronunciation madrigal [es]
  • major pronunciation major [en]
  • mass pronunciation mass [en]
  • mazurka pronunciation mazurka [pl]
  • mezzo pronunciation mezzo [it]
  • mezzo-soprano pronunciation mezzo-soprano [it]
  • minor pronunciation minor [en]
  • minuet pronunciation minuet [en]
  • natural pronunciation natural [en]
  • neoclassical pronunciation neoclassical [en]
  • nocturne pronunciation nocturne [fr]
  • obbligato pronunciation obbligato [it]
  • oboe pronunciation oboe [en]
  • octave pronunciation octave [en]
  • octet pronunciation octet [en]
  • opus pronunciation opus [la]
  • oratorio pronunciation oratorio [it]
  • organ pronunciation organ [en]
  • ostinato pronunciation ostinato [it]
  • overture pronunciation overture [en]
  • partita pronunciation partita [it]
  • passacaglia pronunciation passacaglia [it]
  • pentatonic pronunciation pentatonic [en]
  • percussion pronunciation percussion [en]
  • piano pronunciation piano [en]
  • pianoforte pronunciation pianoforte [it]
  • pitch pronunciation pitch [en]
  • pizzicato pronunciation pizzicato [it]
  • prélude pronunciation prélude [fr]
  • presto pronunciation presto [it]
  • quartet pronunciation quartet [en]
  • rallentando pronunciation rallentando [it]
  • recitative pronunciation recitative [en]
  • Requiem pronunciation Requiem [en]
  • ritardando pronunciation ritardando [it]
  • rococo pronunciation rococo [en]
  • rondo pronunciation rondo [en]
  • scale pronunciation scale [en]
  • scherzo pronunciation scherzo [it]
  • sonata pronunciation sonata [en]
  • soprano pronunciation soprano [en]
  • symphony pronunciation symphony [en]
  • tempo pronunciation tempo [it]
  • theorbo pronunciation theorbo [en]
  • toccata pronunciation toccata [en]
  • tremolo pronunciation tremolo [en]
  • trill pronunciation trill [en]
  • unison pronunciation unison [en]
  • vibrato pronunciation vibrato [pt]
  • viola pronunciation viola [pt]
  • violin pronunciation violin [en]
  • violoncello pronunciation violoncello [de]
  • vivace pronunciation vivace [it]
  • Waltz pronunciation Waltz [en]