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[[index]]
[floatboxright: See also:
* AlbumsIndex
* {{Composers}}
* MusicOfNote
* {{Musicians}}
* MusicVideoTropes
]
[[/index]]

->''"Music is a world within itself with a language we all understand..."''
-->-- '''Music/StevieWonder''', ''Sir Duke''

''Tropes found in music, songs and the listening experience.''

'''Note that sub-genres are listed in their respective pages.'''
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[[index]]

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[[folder:Genres]]
* AlternativeDance
* AlternativeIndie
* AlternativeRock
** AlternativeMetal
*** NuMetal
* ArenaRock
* BaroqueMusic
* {{Bluegrass}}
* {{Blues}}
** BluesRock
* BoyBand
* {{Britpop}}
* {{Cantata}}
* {{Chanson}}
* ChristianRock
** NotChristianRock
** ChristianMetal
* ChristmasSongs
* ChutneyMusic
* ClassicalMusic
** ThemeAndVariations
* CountryMusic
* CountryRap
* {{Disco}}
* {{Electronicore}}
* ElectronicMusic
** {{Ambient}}
* ElectroSwing
* EmoMusic
* FilkSong
* FilmiMusic
* FolkMusic
** FolkMetal
** UsefulNotes/HardangerFiddle
** MedievalBallads
* {{Funk}}
** FunkMetal
** FunkRock
* GaitaZuliana
* GarageRock
* GirlGroup
* GlamRock
** GlamMetal
* GospelMusic
* GothRock
** GothicMetal
* {{Grunge}}
* HardRock
** HairMetal
* HeavyMetal
** BlackMetal
** DeathMetal
*** MelodicDeathMetal
*** TechnicalDeathMetal
** DoomMetal
** {{Metalcore}}
*** {{Deathcore}}
** NewWaveOfBritishHeavyMetal
** PowerMetal
** SpeedMetal
** SymphonicMetal
** ThrashMetal
*** GrooveMetal
* HipHop
* {{Instrumentals}}
* {{Jazz}}
** BigBand
* {{Krautrock}}
* {{March}}
* MathRock
* {{New Wave|Music}}
** NewRomantic
* {{Opera}}
* {{Oratorio}}
* {{Pop}}
** BaroquePop
** DreamPop
** {{Europop}}
** [[JapanesePopMusic J-Pop]]
** [[KoreanPopMusic K-Pop]]
** PowerPop
* PostPunk
** NoWave
** NoiseRock
** {{Industrial}}
*** IndustrialMetal
* PostRock
* ProgressiveRock
** ProgressiveMetal
* PsychedelicRock
* PunkRock
** HardcorePunk
** PopPunk
** RiotGrrrl
** SkaPunk
* RAndB
** ContemporaryRAndB
* RapRock
** PunkRap
** RapMetal
* {{Reggae}}
* {{Rock}}
* RockAndRoll
* ShockRock
* {{Ska}}
** SkaPunk
** TwoTone
* {{Soul}}
** NeoSoul
* SouthernRock
* SpaceRock
* SurfRock
* {{Techno}}
** HardcoreTechno
* VisualKei
* VoiceClipSong
** Music by decade
*** MusicOfTheFifties
*** MusicOfThe1960s
*** MusicOfThe1970s
*** MusicOfThe1980s
*** MusicOfThe1990s
*** TurnOfTheMillennium/{{Music}}
*** MusicOfThe2010s
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[[folder:Basic Tropes]]
+ ChordProgression
* CommonMeter
* CommonTime
** UncommonTime
* EverythingHasRhythm
* {{Improv}}
* {{Harmony}}
* {{Melody}}
* {{Modulation}}
* {{Pitch}}
* {{Scales}}
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Motifs]]
* Main article: MoodMotif
** CrushFilter
** DroneOfDread
** LonelyPianoPiece
** OminousMusicBoxTune
** PlayingTheHeartStrings
* {{Leitmotif}}
* LoveTheme
* MickeyMousing
* RegionalRiff
* SongsOfSolace
* StandardSnippet
* VariableMix
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Score and Soundtrack]]
[[/index]]
+ ScoreAndMusicTropes - ''for score and soundtrack in general.''
+ SoundFXTropes
[[index]]
* Main article: BackgroundMusic
** BackgroundMusicOverride
** LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn
* AutobotsRockOut
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic
* HeartbeatSoundtrack
* InsertSong
* PublicDomainSoundtrack
* SoundtrackDissonance
* ThemeMusicPowerUp
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Singing Tropes]]
* ACappella
* BassoProfundo
* CarefulWithThatAxe
* GlassShatteringSound
* HarshVocals
* IncrediblyLongNote
* MelismaticVocals
* MetalScream
* MotorMouth
* OneWomanWail
* PerishingAltRockVoice
* RecitationHandclasp
* {{Scatting}}
* SelfBackingVocalist
* SerenadeYourLover
* SingingVoiceDissonance
* SomethingSomethingLeonardBernstein
* SopranoAndGravel
* SpokenWordInMusic
* ThatSyncingFeeling
* StutterStop
* UnDuet
* VocalRangeExceeded
* VocalTagTeam
* VoiceTypes
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Lyrics Tropes]]
* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable
* AlbumTitleDrop
** TitleTrack
* AnswerSong
* BawdySong
* BreakupSong
* DrunkenSong
* DualMeaningChorus
* HashtagRap
* HeavyMithril
* HorribleHistoryMetal
* LastNoteHilarity
* LimitedLyricsSong
* ListSong
** ListingCities
** DaysOfTheWeekSong
* LyricalColdOpen
* LyricalDissonance
* LyricalTic
* LyricSwap
* MadLibMetalLyrics
* MidwordRhyme
* MisogynySong and MisandrySong
* NonAppearingTitle
* PainfulRhyme
* PhraseSaladLyrics
* QuarrelingSong
* RhymingWithItself
* {{Scatting}}
* SettingOffSong
* SequelSong
* SillyLoveSongs
* SingerNamedrop
* SingleStanzaSong
* SongOfSongTitles
* SpellingSong
* StockRhymes
* StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion
* TitleOnlyChorus
* WordSaladLyrics
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Subject Tropes]]
* AgeProgressionSong
* AlmaMaterSong
* AntiChristmasSong
* BoastfulRap
* ComicsRuleEverythingAroundMe
* DanceSensation
* EducationalSong
* ExhortTheDiscJockeySong
* FoodSongsAreFunny
* FootballFightSong
** AdoptedSoccerSong
* FriendshipSong
* GriefSong
* HailToTheThief
* HeavyMeta
* HymnToMusic
* HypocriticalSinging
* LetsDuet
* LoveNostalgiaSong
* MoneySong
* MoralityBallad
* MurderBallad
* ObligatoryBondageSong
* OdeToIntoxication
* OdeToSobriety
* OldManConversationSong
* PepTalkSong
* ProtestSong
** AntiPoliceSong - a subtrope of ProtestSong specifically about police or police behavior
* ReligionRantSong
* RockStarSong
* SelfDemonstratingSong
* SelfEmpowermentAnthem
* SillyLoveSongs
** AntiLoveSong
** BreakupSong
** FollowYourHeart
** IntercourseWithYou
** LoveIsADrug
** ObsessionSong
** StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks
* TeenageDeathSongs
* ThisIsASong
* ThisIsYourSong
* TrainSong
* WhenImGoneSong
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[[folder: Musicals]]
+ MusicalNumberIndex - ''main index of songs in Musicals.''
* Main article: TheMusical
* AngryMobSong
* BadGirlSong
* BSODSong
* BusbyBerkeleyNumber
* ClimacticMusic
* ColorfulSong
* CounterpointDuet
* CrowdSong
* CutSong
* DarkReprise
* DeathSong
* DistantDuet
* DuetOfDifferences
* TheElevenOClockNumber
* {{Fanfare}}
* FinalLoveDuet
* GospelRevivalNumber
* HakunaMatata
* TheHeroSucksSong
* HeyLetsPutOnAShow
* IAmBecomingSong
* IAmGreatSong
* IAmSong
* ImageSong
* IrrelevantActOpener
* TheItemNumber
* IWantSong
* LetsDuet
* TheMaleIngenueMustBeATenor
* MassiveMultiplayerEnsembleNumber
* MedleyOverture
* MinorCharacterMajorSong
* MovieBonusSong
* MusicalChores
* MusicalWorldHypotheses
* MusicalisInterruptus
* NoReprisePlease
* NoSongForTheWicked
* {{Ondo}}
* OpeningChorus
* ParentalLoveSong
* PatterSong
* RepriseMedley
* RockOpera
** RockOperaPlot
* SanitySlippageSong
* SidekickSong
* SillySong
* SoloDuet
* SomewhereSong
* TheSongBeforeTheStorm
* SpoofingInTheRain
* SpontaneousChoreography
* SuddenMusicalEnding
* SummonBackupDancers
* SuperfluousSolo
* TriumphantReprise
* VampireMusicals
* VillainousLament
* VillainLoveSong
* VillainRecruitmentSong
* VillainSong
* TheVillainSucksSong
* WanderlustSong
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Musician and Fan Tropes]]
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* AllDrummersAreAnimals
* AnonymousBand
* TheBandMinusTheFace
* BandOfRelatives
* BlindMusician
* BritishRockStar
* TheChanteuse
* ChildPopstar
* ChristmasCarolers
* CreatorCouple
* DumbAndDrummer
* FaceOfTheBand
* FakeBand
* GarageBand
* GlamorousWartimeSinger
* IAmTheBand
* IdolSinger
* ImpracticalMusicalInstrumentSkills
* {{Juggalo}}
* LeadBassist
* LesserStar
* LongRunnerLineUp
* LoungeLizard
* MagicIdolSinger
* MetalHead
* NobodyLovesTheBassist
* NoHitWonder
* OneHitWonder
* PolkaDork
* TheQuincyPunk
* RevolvingDoorBand
* RobotOrSpacemanAlterEgo
* TheRockStar
* RockTrio
* SexySaxMan
* SingerSongwriter
* StageNames
* StreetMusician
** OneManBand
** OrganGrinder
* {{Supergroup}}
* TenorBoy
* TrashCanBand
* TwoHitWonder
* WanderingMinstrel
* YokoOhNo
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tropes]]
* AdventurousIrishViolins
* AirGuitar
* AlbumFiller
* AllGuitarsAreStratocasters
* AmenBreak
* AnythingCanBeMusic
* AudienceParticipationSong
* AwardBaitSong
* BalladOfX
* BandToon
* BattleOfTheBands
* BigRockEnding
* BizarreInstrument
* BlackSheepHit
* BoDiddleyBeat
* BoleroEffect
* BreakawayPopHit
* BreakupBreakout
* BSide
* CallAndResponseSong
* Music/TheCancanSong
* CarSong
* CartoonConductor
* CelebritySong
* CharacterSignatureSong
* ChartDisplacement
* CharityMotivationSong
* ChronologicalAlbumTitle
* ChorusOnlySong
* ClassicalMusicIsBoring
* ColonelBogeyMarch
* ConceptAlbum
* CoverVersion
** CoverAlbum
** TheCoverChangesTheGender
** TheCoverChangesTheMeaning
** CoveredUp
** FirstAndForemost
** TranslatedCoverVersion
* CreepyCircusMusic
* DancingIsSeriousBusiness
* DeadHorseGenre
* DiscoTech
* DramaticTimpani
* DreadfulMusician
* DrumRollPlease
* DuetBonding
* EarWorm
* ElegantClassicalMusician
* EpicInstrumentalOpener
* EpicRiff
* EpicRocking
* EverythingDances
* EverythingIsAnInstrument
* EvolvingMusic
* FakeRadioShowAlbum
* FallingBass
* FilkSong
* TheFourChordsOfPop
* FourMoreMeasures
* FreestyleVersion
* GirlGroup
* GodIsLoveSongs
* AGoodNameForARockBand
* GratuitousDiscoSequence
* GratuitousRap
* GreatestHitsAlbum
* HarpOfFemininity
* [[HeavyMetalUmlaut Hešvy MŽtal ‹mlaut]]
* HellIsThatNoise
* HeyLetsPutOnAShow
* HiddenTrack
* HitlessHitAlbum
* IconicSongRequest
* IdiosyncraticAlbumTheming
* IncessantMusicMadness
* IncrediblyLongNote
* IndecipherableLyrics
* InstrumentalWeapon
* InstrumentOfMurder
* InTheStyleOf
* IsntItIronic
* ISophagus
* JungleDrums
* KayfabeMusic
* KidsRock
* LastChorusSlowDown
* LastNoteNightmare
* LeadBassist
* LeadDrummer
* LongSongShortScene
* LoopedLyrics
* LoudOfWar
* LyricalShoehorn
* MagicMusic
* MagicalFlutist
* MatingDance
* {{Medley}}
* MetalBandMascot
* MindControlMusic
* MinisculeRocking
* MinskyPickup
* MisattributedSong
* MohsScaleOfLyricalHardness
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness
* {{Mondegreen}}
* MusicalAssassin
* MusicAtSportingEvents
* MusicForCourage
* MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast
* MusicStories
* MusicToInvadePolandTo
* MyspeldRokband
* NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly
* NewSoundAlbum
* NobodyLovesTheBassist
* NoExportForYou
* NotChristianRock
* OneManSong
* OneWomanSong
* PachelbelsCanonProgression
* PianoKeyWave
* PissTakeRap
* PlaygroundSong
* PowerBallad
* ThePowerOfRock
* QuieterThanSilence
* RaisedLighterTribute
* RatedGForGangsta
* RearrangeTheSong
* RecycledLyrics
* RefrainFromAssuming
* RepurposedPopSong
* RereleaseTheSong
* RevivalByCommercialization
* RewrittenPopVersion
* RhythmTypewriter
* RockMeAsmodeus
* RockersSmashGuitars
* {{Rockumentary}}
* RooftopConcert
* ScaryMusicianHarmlessMusic
* SecondVerseCurse
* SelfTitledAlbum
* SenselessViolins
* SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll
* {{Sexophone}}
* SignatureSong
* SirensAreMermaids: And ''sing''!
* SomethingBlues
* TheSomethingSong
* SongAssociation
* SongOfCourage
* SongParody
* TheSongRemainsTheSame
* SongsInTheKeyOfLock
* SongStyleShift
* SoundOff
* SoundStone
* SpokenWord
* StepUpToTheMicrophone
* StopAndGo
* SubduedSection
* SurprisinglyGentleSong
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong
* TalentShowVersion
* TextlessAlbumCover
* {{Theremin}}
* ThreeChordsAndTheTruth
* TruckDriversGearChange
* TheyStoleOurAct
* TickTockTune
* ToTheTuneOf
** ToTheTuneOf/RealLife
* TheWalrusWasPaul
* WhatSongWasThisAgain
* AWildRapperAppears during many {{pop}} songs.
* XylophoneGag
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Production Tropes]]
* AlbumIntroTrack
* AlbumSingle
* AutoTune
* DistinctDoubleAlbum
* EchoingAcoustics
* FadeOut
* FadingIntoTheNextSong
* FakeLoud
* FakeOutFadeOut
* GratuitousPanning
* LoudnessWar
* PopStarComposer
* RecordProducer
* {{Remaster}}
* RockMeAmadeus
* SampledUp
* {{Sampling}}
* SiameseTwinSongs
* StudioChatter
* TheNotRemix
* UnpluggedVersion
* WaxingLyrical
* {{Yarling}}
[[/folder]]
[[/index]]
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