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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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Breath control as it relates to playing wind instruments, rapping or singing.
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How loud the music sounds to our ears.
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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 art of making stringed instruments.
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available for a given instrument, voice, or ensemble.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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an electronic system designed solely or primarily for recording, editing and playing back digital audio.
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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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Questions related to bending notes.
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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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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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Fine tuning the relationship between different tracks in a recorded song; including effects, equalization, and volume levels.
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Any unwanted sound from a musical instrument, the environment, people etc
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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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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), composer whose work spanned the boundary between the Classical and Romantic eras.
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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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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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Directing the performance of a piece of music or a musical ensemble by way of visible gestures.
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Music composed in the Western European style approximately between the years of 1750 and 1820
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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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the diameter of a string, a synonym for string-weight.