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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 guitar part which plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
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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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The name for the type of music theory that covers music from the Western European tradition.
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Questions related to standardized or accredited musical education.
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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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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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the scientific study of sound perception.
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Persistence of sound in a particular space after the original sound is produced.
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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 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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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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Questions about several published _editions_ of the same musical piece. They can have diverging sources, music, fingerings, indications, ...
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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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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 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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The music rooted in the classical (Northern and Southern) music systems of India.
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Questions pertaining to the percieved difficulty of a piece according to a recognized standard
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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…