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the diameter of a string, a synonym for string-weight.
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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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An electronic keyboard that just provides MIDI output to connect to computer or some MIDI-capable instrument, frequently through USB connector. MIDI keyboard does not generate musical sound itself. Ma…
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Preparing to perform music without relying on written notation during performance
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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.
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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 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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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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Playing a chord rooted with any chord degree except the root on the bass string.
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The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
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Use for Physical Limitations of the Musician, not the instrument.
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questions related to person-to-person lessons.
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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 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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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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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 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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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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Questions about keeping instruments in playable conditions, including storage, maintenance, etc.
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a pair of small loudspeakers that are designed to be held in place close to a user's ears.
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a plectrum used for guitars and other string instruments
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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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the technique of using algorithms to create music.
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An organized ensemble of singers, typically one that takes part in church services or performs regularly in public.