Glossary Of Musical Terminology

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There are 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
Warm Up
Anything that helps the singer prepare for a rehearsal or performance. Typically, a warm up consists of vocal exercises, such as running scales. It may also include warming up the body with stretches to relieve tension and help wake the sense, with special emphasis on the jaw, tongue, and lips. The latter may include tongue twisters.

Whole Note
A whole note is equivalent to 4 beats or 2 half notes

Whole Tone Scale
A musical term referring to a musical scale that consists of only whole-tone notes. This scale only has 6 basic notes.