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Questions about the physical science of sound production.
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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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Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music which originated in its modern form in the 1950s, deriving from rock and roll.[1] The terms "po…
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Questions pertaining to the percieved difficulty of a piece according to a recognized standard
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 microtonal interval, half the size of the smallest step in western music culture.
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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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articulate or enunciate a note distinctly on a wind instrument by interrupting the air flow with the tongue.
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