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For questions about guitar playing in general. For questions specifically about solid-body electric guitars, see "electric-guitar". For questions specifically about acoustic guitars with or without pi…
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The study of how music works, seeking to identify structures and patterns in music.
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A keyboard instrument which uses felt-tipped hammers to strike at strings.
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Three or more notes sounded together.
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The methods, rules, and conventions for representing music visually.
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For questions specifically about solid-body or semi-acoustic electric guitars. For acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars, or guitar playing in general, see the "guitar" tag.
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Ways to use one's instrument or voice precisely to produce a desired musical effect.
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Questions related to the use of the human voice as an instrument (singing).
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Learning a skill by repeatedly rehearsing it.
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A sequence of musical notes in ascending or descending order of pitch.
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the act of acquiring or developing skills and knowledge.
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For questions about the creation of new music and the techniques used to do so.
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for questions about musical terms. Questions about symbols should use the "notation" tag.
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Musical notation in written or printed form.
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a guitar that uses only acoustic methods to project the sound produced by its strings, as opposed to one that requires an amplifier.
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Sequences of chords, and the relationship of one chord to the next
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The way individual pitches interact when grouped to bring structure to music.
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Computer programs used by musicians for practice, performance, or composition.
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The system of pitches used by an instrument or in a piece of music, or the practice of adjusting the pitches that instruments or voices produce to be in accordance with the chosen system.
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Movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like.
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For questions about the theory behind building and naming chords.
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a subset of percussion instruments played by beating a "head" stretched over a hollow "shell."
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Flexible material that provides vibrations in string instruments
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Questions relating to the process or action of recording music live or in the studio.
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make music louder, characteristically used with electric guitars, but also with other instruments
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An original American music style that originated in the early 20th century by improvisation and syncopation.
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Playing or singing in front of an audience.
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For questions about keeping an instrument or related gear in playable condition.
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Questions about an instrument itself, rather than how to play it.
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A family of musical instruments both acoustic (piano, harpsicord, etc.) and electronic which is played by depressing keys, each of which represent a musical tone. In electronic music, keyboards are of…
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Choosing which finger(s) to use to press a key (of a keyboard) or to stop a string, or the set of fingers to use to produce a particular note or chord.
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Short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, a standard for connecting electronic instruments (including computers)
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For questions concerning tone-altering effects typically used for guitar or bass. Questions should also be tagged with specific effects types if applicable.
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the best known bowed string instrument. It is the smallest of the string instruments normally used in orchestral music. It is used in all music styles and is very common in classical, co…
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For questions about key signatures, scales, modes and similar topics. Most questions should also be tagged with "music-theory".
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Numeric ratio indicating the subdivision of measures according to groups of beats.