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Natural -A note that has not been raised or lowered from its named pitch.
On a piano, naturals are the white keys. Sharps or flats may be used to alter a natural pitch up or down a half step, respectively.

negligente - unconstrained, or careless

Ninth - The interval of nine diatonic degrees.

Nocturne - A night-piece, or seranade.

non - not, no

Nonharmonic - Notes that fall outside of the harmonic structure in which they occur.

Notation - Written music indicating pitch and rhythm.

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