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A group of musicians improvising together with little or no predefined arrangement or structure.
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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.
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An amplifier that prepares the initial electrical signal from microphone, electric guitar or other source for the further amplification or processing. They can be mounted near the signal source, insid…
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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 name for the type of music theory that covers music from the Western European tradition.
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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 about several published _editions_ of the same musical piece. They can have diverging sources, music, fingerings, indications, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Questions about keeping appropriate nails, usually to improve playability of an instrument.
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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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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 large musical ensemble consisting predominantly of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments.