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Any foot-based control for playing an instrument or adjusting its timbral qualities.
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Musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a hand-held or pedal-operated stick or beater, by shaking, or by rubbing.
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the measure of the breadth of pitches that a particular human voice can generate.
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A sizable instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
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A succession of notes which comprise the principal part in harmonized music.
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Questions pertaining to written or printed works about learning or studying music and theory.
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A sign indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by raising or lowering a note. The term can also indicate the note raised or lowered.
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available for a given instrument, voice, or ensemble.
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For questions generally relating to systems of note frequency assignment.
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A brass wind instrument with a cylindrical bore expanding into a bell and bent twice in a U shape, whose length can be varied by a slide.
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For questions concerning various types of tremelo systems, or "whammy bars", typically installed on electric guitars and similar instruments.
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The scholarly study of music, particularly different musical cultures and traditions
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Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist.
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The physical science of sound production, behavior, and mechanics.
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For questions relating to forming, working with and performing as an ensemble of musicians. For larger groups, especially in classical and jazz music, see "orchestra".
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A time period in Western art music spanning between 1600-1760 CE, approximately.
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One of a family of small four-string chordophones with nylon or gut strings, originating in Hawaii.
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properly in tune.
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a free music engraving program, part of the GNU Project. Code formatting on this site is currently broken; workarounds can be found on meta.
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way of playing a stringed instrument such as a guitar. A strum or stroke is a sweeping action where a fingernail or plectrum brushes past several strings in order to set them all into mot…
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How loud the music sounds to our ears.
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a device used on the neck of a stringed (typically fretted) instrument to shorten the playable length of the strings, hence raising the pitch.
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Questions about the practice or preparatory performance of a musical piece for later public performance to ensure that all details of the performance are adequately prepared.
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The art of making stringed instruments.
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Rewriting a piece of music, either solo or ensemble, for another instrument or other instruments than which it was originally intended.
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Device for producing a steady rhythm in a precise number of beats per minute which can be calibrated by the user
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A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers behave in a particular way for another group of people, the audience