Music Glossary Z

Music Glossary Z

Music Glossary Z  is a category for terms begining with the letter “Z”.

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Zero Level

This is a standard reference audio level used when discussing relative levels. Commonly the zero levels are chosen to be 1 mW. This corresponds to 0.775 volts RMS across a 600 Ohm resistance.


A musical instrument composed of strings mounted upon a resonate frame, strings can be plucked with fingers or struck using small mallets.

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