Music Thesaurus

Expression Categories

emotion

afraid   strong

angry, distressed    calm

happy  sad

longing

passionate, expressive  expressionless

mood

gentle  rough

agitated  comfortable

animated  calm

mysterious, threatening, wild

lighthearted, teasing, comic  serious

sound quality

clear, resounding  muffled

singing  speaking

style

agile  heavy

fanciful  simple

graceful  heavy

free  strict

grand, noble

military

refined  rough

strong, noble  weak

virtuosic  simple

singing, expressive  expressionless

texture

flowing, smooth  rough

heavy  agile, light, graceful