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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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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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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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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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Breath control as it relates to playing wind instruments, rapping or singing.
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For questions regarding the creation, recording, mixing, and mastering of music.
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questions related to person-to-person lessons.
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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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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 largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument of the viol family in the modern symphony orchestra.
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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 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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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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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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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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a musical symbol used to indicate the set of pitches of written notes.
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Andalusian style of dancing, and the style of music that accompanies the dance.
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The bowed stringed instruments usually found in a modern orchestra: violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
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Changing key in the middle of a piece of music.
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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 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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Questions related to bending notes.
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musical flourishes that are not necessary to carry the overall line of the melody (or harmony), but serve instead to decorate or "ornament" that line.