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a member of the woodwind family, and is typically made out of silver or wood.
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a thin, long strip of material, usually wood, containing frets that is laminated to the front of the neck of an instrument.
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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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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 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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A sizable instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
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A time period in Western art music spanning between 1600-1760 CE, approximately.
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turn electric signals into audible sound waves.
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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 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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Creating notation for a piece of music based on a performance recording. This can also refer to rewriting music for a different instrumentation than what was originally intended.
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the measure of the breadth of pitches that a particular human voice can generate.
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the attempt to answer the question 'how does this music work?'
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The essential rhythm or pulse underlying a musical piece, frequently the point where a listener would tap their foot and commonly represented in Western music by the quarter note.
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A group of wind instruments that includes flutes and all reed instruments (saxophone, bassoon, etc).
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For questions generally relating to systems of note frequency assignment.
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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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One of a family of small four-string chordophones with nylon or gut strings, originating in Hawaii.
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The physical science of sound production, behavior, and mechanics.
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properly in tune.
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managing/improving the sound in the case where the music is being performed live, in front of an audience.
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an acoustic-to-electric transducer or sensor that converts sound into an electrical signal. It is the first step in the signal chain, after the sound source itself, for recording sound…
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electronic devices that alter how a musical instrument or other audio source sounds. Some effects subtly "color" a sound, while others transform it dramatically.
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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 tremolo systems (also "vibrato" or "whammy bars") typically seen on electric guitars and similar instruments.
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A disc jockey (abbreviated D.J. or DJ, sometimes spelld "deejay") is a person who composes and performs music for a live audience, created from samples and loops of commercial recordings augmented wit…
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Questions pertaining to written or printed works about learning or studying music and theory.
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The "baritone" member of the string or violin family, played upright between the legs. Short for violoncello.
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Breath control as it relates to playing wind instruments, rapping or singing.
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