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a series of graphical user interface-based operating systems developed by Apple Inc. for their Macintosh line of computer systems.
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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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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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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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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 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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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 particular technique for playing the guitar utilizing a glass or metal cylinder which slides along the strings to stop them at different pitches without pressing the strings to the fingerboard at fi…
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Staccato signifies a note of shortened duration, separated by silence from the note that may follow.
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A type of tuba with a wide bell pointing forward above the player's head and circular coils which wrap around the body, resting on the player's left shoulder and right hip. Used in marching bands
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a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.
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Persistence of sound in a particular space after the original sound is produced.
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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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The process of playing music, usually prepared, for a small group of trained individuals in order to determine admittance into a musical group
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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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A bass non-transposing instrument of the oboe family with a double reed.
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Chopin was a romantic composer who lived from 1810 to 1841 and wrote mainly - almost only - for the piano.
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A cajón (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈxon] (Ka-hon), "box", "crate" or "drawer") is nominally a six sided, box-shaped percussion instrument originally from Peru, played by slapping the front or rear fac…
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A group of musicians improvising together with little or no predefined arrangement or structure.