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The art of making stringed instruments.
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A group of wind instruments that includes flutes and all reed instruments (saxophone, bassoon, etc).
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The shifting of a melody, a harmonic progression or an entire musical piece to another key, while maintaining the same tone structure, i.e. the same succession of whole tones and semitones and remaini…
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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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Sibelius: music notation software developed by Avid Technology.
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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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Andalusian style of dancing, and the style of music that accompanies the dance.
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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 action of labeling a chord with a name.
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The bowed stringed instruments usually found in a modern orchestra: violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
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4/4 time with a backbeat (emphasis on the off-beats, beats 2 and 4). It developed from "Race" Music (now called Rhythm&Blues) in the 1950s. The electric guitar is, in a sense, the…
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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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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 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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the attempt to answer the question 'how does this music work?'
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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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Music composed in the Western European style approximately between the years of 1750 and 1820
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Directing the performance of a piece of music or a musical ensemble by way of visible gestures.
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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 large musical instrument having ranks of tuned pipes sounded by air from a windchest, and played using one or more keyboards and commonly a pedalboard to produce a wide range of timbres. The ranks o…
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Professional adjustment and calibration of multiple parts of an instrument, by a qualified repair technician or luthier, in order to make sure that the instrument is easy to play and has the best into…
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a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
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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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Any unwanted sound from a musical instrument, the environment, people etc
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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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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), composer whose work spanned the boundary between the Classical and Romantic eras.
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Questions related to bending notes.
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Distortion effects create "warm", "dirty" and "fuzzy" sounds by compressing the peaks of an electric musical instrument's sound wave and adding overtones.
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The rhythmic organization of music into regularly recurring measures dictated by a time signature.
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Preparing to perform music without relying on written notation during performance
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Methods and best practices for cleaning a musical instrument. Everyday cleaning maintains an instrument's quality in the long term. Cleaning up an old instrument, even if previously unplayable, can ma…
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