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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 fippled end-blown flute from the woodwind family. The most common recorders are the Descant and the Treble.
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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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The art of making stringed 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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Breath control as it relates to playing wind instruments, rapping or singing.
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questions related to person-to-person lessons.
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For questions regarding the creation, recording, mixing, and mastering of music.
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available for a given instrument, voice, or ensemble.
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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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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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Sibelius: music notation software developed by Avid Technology.
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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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a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played by a single player.
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the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument of the viol family in the modern symphony orchestra.
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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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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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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 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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Andalusian style of dancing, and the style of music that accompanies the dance.
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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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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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a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
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a musical symbol used to indicate the set of pitches of written notes.
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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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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 parts of music that involves the lowest pitched voice in music; usually referring to parts corresponding to bass vocalists, or below.
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Changing key in the middle of a piece of music.
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The bowed stringed instruments usually found in a modern orchestra: violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
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Questions related to bending notes.