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The craft of writing multipart music such that all notes are transitioned to in a "smooth" or "harmonious" manner consistent with common practice harmony.
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Sibelius: music notation software developed by Avid Technology.
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a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played by a single player.
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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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Playing a chord rooted with any chord degree except the root on the bass string.
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Questions pertaining to written or printed works about learning or studying music and theory.
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a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work. It may differ from the original work by means of reharmonization, melodic paraphrasing, orchestration, or devel…
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a digital audio workstation designed for music production, recording, mixing, and sequencing.
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For questions about changing key in the middle of a piece of music. Do not tag for the effect of modulation.
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For questions regarding the creation, recording, mixing, and mastering of music.
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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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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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Please do not use this tag. Instead use a more specific one such as: guitar-effects, looper-pedals, keyboard-pedals, pedal-points. See http://meta.music.stackexchange.com/questions/950/tag-cleanup-…
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questions related to person-to-person lessons.
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A digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application developed by Apple
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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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a shaped stick with horsehair or other material stretched between its ends, which is used to stroke the string and create sound
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a fippled end-blown flute from the woodwind family. The most common recorders are the Descant and the Treble.
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a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the …
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The harmonic analysis of music using Roman Numerals to express the function of harmony.
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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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The component of a string instrument that separates the strings from, while transmitting vibrations to, the body. Also a part of a piece of music, but don't use this tag for such questions.
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A genre of rock music that usually can be recognized from a thick, massive sound, highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos and emphatic beat with deliberate stresses.
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The rhythmic organization of music into regularly recurring measures dictated by a time signature.
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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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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
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Breath control as it relates to playing wind instruments, rapping or singing.
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a musical symbol used to indicate the set of pitches of written notes.
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The clarinet was invented around 1700 and has since become one of the most versatile wind instruments. It can be found in orchestra, band, jazz, klezmer, Indian traditional music, etc. The clarinet's …
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The calibrated distance between the open strings of a cordophon and the surface of the fingerbord or frets
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The art of making stringed instruments.
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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.