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For questions relating to forming, working with and performing as an ensemble of musicians. Depending on the size and nature of the ensemble, more appropriate tags may exist. For larger groups, espec…
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Playing stringed instruments with a plectrum.
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The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
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Sibelius: music notation software developed by Avid Technology.
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A group of wind instruments that includes flutes and all reed instruments (saxophone, bassoon, etc).
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whenever the topic involved relative or absolute tones. It can be the frequency of a note, or perhaps the comparison of a tuned instrument vs an untuned one.
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The rhythmic organization of music into regularly recurring measures dictated by a time signature.
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The harmonic analysis of music using Roman Numerals to express the function of harmony.
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Questions about how playing or listening to music affects a person's mental or physical condition or vice versa, how a state of health affects the ability to play or perform music.
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Any unwanted sound from a musical instrument, the environment, people etc
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used to describe the large-scale pacing of a musical work.
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For questions generally relating to systems of note frequency assignment. Questions will often include the tuning and/or alternative-tunings tag.
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A brass wind instrument with a cylindrical bore expanding into a bell and bent twice in a U shape, whose length can be varied by a slide.
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Questions about the usage, properties, and future of computers in musical contexts.
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The study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
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Juxtaposing the many different styles of music that exist, and also discussing their individual qualities and identifying them.
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Playing a chord rooted with any chord degree except the root on the bass string.
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A melodic and/or harmonic configuration at the end of a phrase, section, or piece of music.
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The technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes.
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Open-source music notation software, or its accompanying sheet-music sharing website
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the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument of the viol family in the modern symphony orchestra.
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The clarinet was invented around 1700 and has since become one of the most versatile wind instruments. It can be found in orchestra, band, jazz, klezmer, Indian traditional music, etc. The clarinet's …
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a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played by a single player.
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For questions about playing broken chords, where each pitch of the chord is played successively. Arpeggios are often, but not always, played either ascending or descending. Many questions may also use…
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For questions about the notation or use of a tuplet (the most common form being a triplet). Questions with this tag will most likely also contain the rhythm tag.
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For questions related to various musical effects of all kinds. For guitar effects, please also use the guitar-effects tag.
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The component of a string instrument that separates the strings from, while transmitting vibrations to, the body. Also a part of a piece of music, but don't use this tag for such questions.
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a fippled end-blown flute from the woodwind family. The most common recorders are the Descant and the Treble.
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way of playing a stringed instrument such as a guitar. A strum or stroke is a sweeping action where a fingernail or plectrum brushes past several strings in order to set them all into mot…
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Questions pertaining to written or printed works about learning or studying music and theory. Do not ask book recommendations as they are off-topic.
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a section or complete piece of music played or sung by one musician, with or without additional accompaniment by an ensemble or tape.
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For questions about the digital audio workstation FL Studio, developed by Image-Line.
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For questions related to more directed instruction on an instrument, music theory, or some other musical skill. Questions will likely include a more specific tag, e.g., woodwinds.