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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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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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The technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.
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Music that does not have a recognizable key center, which does not make use of common-practice, consonant chords in recognizable chord progressions, and which does not follow the common practice of ca…
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an acoustic or electric guitar with 12 strings in 6 courses, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six-string guitar
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A bass non-transposing instrument of the oboe family with a double reed.
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The art of making bows.
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a note that stands out from the rest of the notes surrounding it. It does not have a definitive volume, it is relative to the current dynamic level.
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Questions about keeping appropriate nails, usually to improve playability of an instrument.
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17th century composer of the classical era
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represented as numbers instead of on a staff. Numbered notation is commonly used in Eastern music.
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a general-purpose computer, whose size, capabilities and original sale price makes it useful for individuals, and which is intended to be operated directly by an end-user w…
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A a pear-shaped, fretless stringed instrument, somewhat similar to lute.
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short for Repetitive Strain Injury. Such injuries result from repeated motions, often involving the wrists or fingers, for example: mouse movements or piano playing.
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A group of musicians improvising together with little or no predefined arrangement or structure.
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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 musical indication that two or more notes should be played smoothly and connected-- i.e. no intervening silence between notes.
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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 large musical ensemble consisting predominantly of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments.
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Pitched percussion instruments, usually arranged in a set of four, played by one musician. Also known as kettledrums, common in symphony orchestras.
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articulate or enunciate a note distinctly on a wind instrument by interrupting the air flow with the tongue.
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a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.