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Playing a chord rooted with any chord degree except the root on the bass string.
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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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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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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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Andalusian style of dancing, and the style of music that accompanies the dance.
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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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The technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.
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The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
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the diameter of a string, a synonym for string-weight.
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The rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart.
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a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.
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the distance from the lowest to the highest, pitch it can play.
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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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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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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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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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Any unwanted sound from a musical instrument, the environment, people etc
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a plectrum used for guitars and other string instruments
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Preparing to perform music without relying on written notation during performance
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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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Open-source music notation software, or its accompanying sheet-music sharing website
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a set of words that make up a song, usually consisting of verses and choruses.
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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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An organized ensemble of singers, typically one that takes part in church services or performs regularly in public.
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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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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), composer whose work spanned the boundary between the Classical and Romantic eras.
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for physical limitations of the musician, not the instrument.
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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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the largest and lowest pitched brass instrument.
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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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