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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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The rhythmic organization of music into regularly recurring measures dictated by a time signature.
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Preparing to perform music without relying on written notation during performance
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Questions related to bending notes.
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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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the diameter of a string, a synonym for string-weight.
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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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Any unwanted sound from a musical instrument, the environment, people etc
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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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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), composer whose work spanned the boundary between the Classical and Romantic eras.
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a digital audio workstation designed for music production, recording, mixing, and sequencing.
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Music composed in the Western European style approximately between the years of 1750 and 1820
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The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
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Changing key in the middle of a piece of music.
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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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Methods and best practices for cleaning a musical instrument. Everyday cleaning maintains an instrument's quality in the long term. Cleaning up an old instrument, even if previously unplayable, can ma…
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a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
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The rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart.
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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 pair of small loudspeakers that are designed to be held in place close to a user's ears.
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Open-source music notation software, or its accompanying sheet-music sharing website
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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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for physical limitations of the musician, not the instrument.
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a musical symbol used to indicate the set of pitches of written notes.
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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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The technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.
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Questions about instruments in the Accordion family. Including Piano accordion, Chromatic button accordion, Diatonic button accordion (Melodeon), Bayan, and Cajun accordion.
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Relating to notes not belonging to the diatonic scale of the key in which the passage is written.
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A melodic and/or harmonic configuration at the end of a phrase, section, or piece of music.
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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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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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Questions about keeping instruments in playable conditions, including storage, maintenance, etc.