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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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Ways to use one's instrument or voice precisely to produce a desired musical effect.
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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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Three or more notes sounded together.
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the act of acquiring or developing skills and knowledge.
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Learning a skill by repeatedly rehearsing it.
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The methods, rules, and conventions for representing music visually.
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Questions related to the use of the human voice as an instrument (singing).
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A sequence of musical notes in ascending or descending order of pitch belonging to a single key within the compass of one octave.
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The art and craft of creating new 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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a subset of percussion instruments played by beating a "head" stretched over a hollow "shell."
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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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Flexible material that provides vibrations in string instruments
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Musical notation in written or printed form
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Playing or singing in front of an audience.
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Questions about an instrument itself, rather than how to play it.
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Keeping an instrument in playable condition.
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for questions about musical terms. Questions about symbols should use the "notation" tag.
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make music louder, characteristically used with electric guitars, but also with other instruments
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The organization of sound in a temporal framework
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The theory behind building and naming chords.
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relationship between pitches (sounding simultaneously).
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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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An original American music style that originated in the early 20th century. Some of its distinctive elements include a "swung" or syncopated rhythmic feel, an emphasis on live improvization, and an ad…
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Questions relating to the process or action of recording music live or in the studio.
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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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Sequences of chords, and the relationship of one chord to the next
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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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the best known bowed string instrument and is also called a fiddle. Used by all music styles from classical to rock, folk/traditional music and pop.
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Short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, a standard for connecting electronic instruments (including computers)
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The study of how music has developed and changed over time.
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For questions about the bass guitar, whether acoustic or electric.