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represented as numbers instead of on a staff. Numbered notation is commonly used in Eastern music.
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17th century composer of the classical era
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Questions related to standardized or accredited musical education.
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The name for the type of music theory that covers music from the Western European tradition.
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Bass guitar with an extra string tuned one-fourth lower, usually as B0-E1-A1-D2-G2. Also called the contrabass guitar
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A stringed musical instrument of the guitar family with a long fretted neck and a round open-backed body consisting of parchment stretched over a metal hoop, played by plucking or with a plectrum.
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Exercises one does at the start of a practice session or immediately before a performance, to make sure the instrument is ready to play and will stay in tune, and to prepare the performer's body
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a term denoting an era of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century. Examples of composers in this era includes: Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Frederic…
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A virtual music production studio developed by Propellerhead Software. Reason emulates a hardware environment of synthesizers, mixers, signal processors, samplers, and sequencers.
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A small drum in the form of a short cylinder with a membrane at each end, the upper one being struck with hard sticks and the lower one fitted with snares made of curled metal wire.
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Questions about several published _editions_ of the same musical piece. They can have diverging sources, music, fingerings, indications, ...
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the use of facial muscles and the shaping of the lips to the mouthpiece of woodwind instruments or the mouthpiece of the brass instruments.
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the simultaneous use of two or more conflicting rhythms, that are not readily perceived as deriving from one another, or as simple manifestations of the same meter.
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a fretted stringed instrument from the lute family. Mandolins typically have a pear-shaped body and a straight fretted neck, having four sets of paired strings tuned in unison. The com…
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Latin jazz draws its roots from jazz music and Latin American music. Rhythms, chord changes and melodies from latin american music are blended into the context of American jazz instrumentation and imp…
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a brass instrument descended from the Saxhorn family. Playing technique is fundamentally similar to that of a trumpet or cornet, but timbral qualities are more similar to a euphonium…
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Questions pertaining to the percieved difficulty of a piece according to a recognized standard
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The music rooted in the classical (Northern and Southern) music systems of India.
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A string instrument with strings perpendicular to the soundboard. For questions regarding the free reed wind instrument, use the "harmonica" tag.
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A group of musicians improvising together with little or no predefined arrangement or structure.
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a piece of music with a strong regular rhythm which in origin was expressly written for marching to and most frequently performed by a military band.
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a wind musical instrument, a type of vessel flute. Variations exist, but a typical ocarina has four to twelve finger holes and a mouthpiece that projects from the body. It is traditiona…
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A a pear-shaped, fretless stringed instrument, somewhat similar to lute.