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Use for Physical Limitations of the Musician, not the instrument.
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the cultural perception of two or more pitches sounded harmonically that form intervals not expected within the current musical context. These intervals typically occur higher in the har…
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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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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 diameter of a string, a synonym for string-weight.
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The most common size of recorder, with a range of two octaves and a whole tone from the C above middle C upward.
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The rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart.
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the largest and lowest pitched brass instrument.
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a section or complete piece of music played or sung by one musician, with or without additional accompaniment by an ensemble or tape.
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An instrument of the violin family, larger than the violin and tuned a fifth lower which plays on the alto clef generally. Middle voice of violin family.
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An organized ensemble of singers, typically one that takes part in church services or performs regularly in public.
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an electronic system designed solely or primarily for recording, editing and playing back digital audio.
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a plectrum used for guitars and other string instruments
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The study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
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Questions pertaining to the particular instruments or combination of instruments used in a piece of music or the manner in which a piece is arranged or composed for certain instruments.
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a set of words that make up a song, usually consisting of verses and choruses.
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Analytical questions asking specifically about Roman Numeral (Rameau) analysis.
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A piece of thin cane, metal, or other material, sometimes doubled, that vibrates in a current of air to produce a sound on a musical instrument.
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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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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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Playing a chord rooted with any chord degree except the root on the bass string.
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the technique of using algorithms to create music.
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The ability to identify [tag:pitch] without having to make a comparison to a reference note. Also colloquially called *perfect pitch*.
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What to do with instruments and equipment when they're not being played.
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A wavering effect in a musical tone, produced either by rapid reiteration of a note, by rapid repeated slight variation in the pitch of a note, or by sounding two notes of slightly different pitches t…
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Music which conforms mostly to the diatonic system of tones.
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A device controlling electric current through a vacuum in a sealed bulb, usually made from glass. Vacuum tubes are now less common, but they are used in high end guitar, bass and some other amplifiers…