Amateur

amateur (Fr) fr amour, love: to love what one does, i.e. non-professional amateur d’art  art lover.

Eviscerate

Eviscerate: (En) To remove the contents of.  Figured bass is a specialized theory for the Baroque specialist, not for the general music student, and

Convolution

Convolution: (En) that which is complex and difficult to follow. twist, contortion, entanglement.  The theory of the secondary dominant is a convoluted theory

Conumdrum

Conundrum: (En) a difficult, confusing, intricate problem. Without definitions, learning the language of music becomes a conundrum of dogma

Suffer

Suffer: (En) to endure, tolerate, accept.  I cannot suffer such academic definitions.

algorithm

Algorithm: (En) An algorithm is a set of steps that solves a specific problem; a set of instructions.  The word algorithm itself is derived from the 9th century mathematician Muḥammad

egregious

Egregious: (En)  Appallingly bad, shocking.  This book contains some egregious theories.

emoticon

Emoticon: (En) An electronic representation of a person’s emotion with punctuation marks. see

emoji

Emoji: (En) an electronic picture. see