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stradivarius

  • noun Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)
    Stradivari; Antonius Stradivarius; Antonio Stradivari.

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obbligato

  • noun a persistent but subordinate motif
    obligato.
  • noun a part of the score that must be performed without change or omission
    obligato.

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guarnerius

  • noun Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)
    Guiseppe Guarneri; Guarneri; Guarnieri.
  • noun founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)
    Andrea Guarneri; Guarneri; Guarnieri.

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obligato

  • noun a persistent but subordinate motif
    obbligato.
  • noun a part of the score that must be performed without change or omission
    obbligato.

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ripieno

(Mus.) Filling up; supplementary; supernumerary; -- a term applied to those instruments which only swell the mass or tutti of an orchestra, but are not obbligato.

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guarneri

  • noun Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)
    Guiseppe Guarneri; Guarnerius; Guarnieri.
  • noun founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)
    Andrea Guarneri; Guarnerius; Guarnieri.

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obbligato

  • noun a persistent but subordinate motif
    obligato.
  • noun a part of the score that must be performed without change or omission
    obligato.

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screechy

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screaky; squeaking; squeaky; squealing.

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partita

  • noun one of the variations contained in a partita
  • noun (music) an instrumental suite common in the 18th century

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amati

  • noun Italian violin maker in Cremona; taught the craft to Guarneri and Stradivari (1596-1684)
    Nicolo Amati; Nicola Amati.
  • noun a violin made by Nicolo Amati or a member of his family

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concerto

  • noun a composition for orchestra and a soloist

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stradivari

  • noun Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737)
    Antonius Stradivarius; Stradivarius; Antonio Stradivari.

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partita

  • noun one of the variations contained in a partita
  • noun (music) an instrumental suite common in the 18th century

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stringless

Having no strings.
His tongue is now a stringless instrument. Shak.

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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unaccompanied

  • adjective being without an escort
  • adjective playing or singing without accompaniment
    • the soloist sang unaccompanied

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tremolo

  • noun (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
  • noun vocal vibrato especially an excessive or poorly controlled one

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strad

  • noun a violin made by Antonio Stradivari or a member of his family
    Stradavarius.

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sonata

  • noun a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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pizzicati

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cremona

A superior kind of violin, formerly made at Cremona, in Italy.

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obbligati

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monochord

(Mus.) An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them.

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sonata

  • noun a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

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sibelius

  • noun Finnish composer (1865-1957)
    Johan Julius Christian Sibelius; Jean Sibelius.

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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glissando

  • noun a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
  • adverb (musical direction) in the manner of a glissando (with a rapidly executed series of notes)
    • this should be played glissando, please

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concertino

(Mus.) A piece for one or more solo instruments with orchestra; -- more concise than the concerto.

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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pizzicato

  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

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virtuoso

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry

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cadenza

  • noun a brilliant solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music

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concertante

(Mus.) A concert for two or more principal instruments, with orchestral accompaniment. Also adjectively; as, concertante parts.

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suzuki

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duet

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duo.

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khachaturian

  • noun Russian composer (born in Armenia) whose works are romantic and reflect his interest in folk music (1903-1978)
    Aram Ilich Khachaturian; Aram Khachaturian.

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tchaikovsky

  • noun important Russian composer whose works are noted for their expressive melodies (1840-1893)
    Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky; Peter Tchaikovsky; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

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chaconne

(Mus.) An old Spanish dance in moderate three-four measure, like the Passacaglia, which is slower. Both are used by classical composers as themes for variations.

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paganini

  • noun Italian violinist and composer of music for the violin (1782-1840)
    Niccolo Paganini.

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tremolo

  • noun (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
  • noun vocal vibrato especially an excessive or poorly controlled one

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mendelssohn

  • noun German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)
    Felix Mendelssohn; Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

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cadenza

  • noun a brilliant solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music

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vivaldi

  • noun Italian baroque composer and violinist (1675-1741)
    Antonio Lucio Vivaldi; Antonio Vivaldi.

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figuration

  • noun representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
  • noun decorating with a design

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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breccia

  • noun a rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand

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clef

  • noun a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it

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scratchy

  • adjective satellite causing abrasion
    abrasive.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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duo

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duet.

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timpani

  • noun a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
    kettle; kettledrum; tympanum; tympani.

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arpeggio

  • noun a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously

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ragtime

  • noun music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)
    rag.

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vibrato

  • noun (music) a pulsating effect in an instrumental or vocal tone produced by slight and rapid variations in pitch

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squeaky

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screechy; screaky; squeaking; squealing.

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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fingerboard

  • noun a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
    fingerpost.
  • noun a bank of keys on a musical instrument
    clavier; piano keyboard.

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treble

  • noun the pitch range of the highest female voice
    soprano.
  • verb sing treble

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prodigy

  • noun an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration
    • she is a chess prodigy
  • noun a sign of something about to happen
    omen; prognostic; prognostication; presage; portent.
    • he looked for an omen before going into battle

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bartok

  • noun Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)
    Bela Bartok.

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beethoven

  • noun German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827)
    van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven.
  • noun the music of Beethoven
    • he enjoyed Beethoven most of all

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recital

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    yarn; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun performance of music or dance especially by soloists

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elgar

  • noun British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
    Sir Edward William Elgar; Sir Edward Elgar.

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figuration

  • noun representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
  • noun decorating with a design

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bass

  • noun the lowest part of the musical range
  • noun the lowest part in polyphonic music
    bass part.

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semiquaver

  • noun a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note
    sixteenth note.

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gypsy

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gipsy; itinerant.
    • itinerant traders
  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Gipsy; Romani; Rommany; Bohemian; Roma; Romany.

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quartette

  • noun four performers or singers who perform together
    quartet.
  • noun a set of four similar things considered as a unit
    quadruplet; quartet; quadruple.

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baroque

  • noun elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
    baroqueness.
  • noun the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
    Baroque era; Baroque period.

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recital

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    yarn; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun performance of music or dance especially by soloists

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muted

  • adjective satellite in a softened tone
    hushed; subdued; quiet.
    • hushed voices
    • muted trumpets
    • a subdued whisper
    • a quiet reprimand
  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; damp; tone down; dull.

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duet

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duo.

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soloist

  • noun a musician who performs a solo

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screeching

  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes
  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors

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trill

  • noun a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    shake.
  • noun the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
    • he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill

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cantabile

  • adjective satellite smooth and flowing
    singing.

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serenade

  • noun a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form
    divertimento.
  • noun a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman

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prokofiev

  • noun Russian composer of ballets and symphonies and operas (1891-1953)
    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev.

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glissando

  • noun a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale
  • adverb (musical direction) in the manner of a glissando (with a rapidly executed series of notes)
    • this should be played glissando, please

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plucked

  • adjective of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum
  • verb pull or pull out sharply
    tweak; pick off; pluck; pull off.
    • pluck the flowers off the bush

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intone

  • verb utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    chant; tone.
    • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; cantillate; intonate.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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mozart

  • noun prolific Austrian composer and child prodigy; master of the classical style in all its forms of his time (1756-1791)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • noun the music of Mozart
    • the concert was mostly Mozart

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pedagogue

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagog; educator.

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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viola

  • noun any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
  • noun large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
    genus Viola.

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tenor

  • noun the adult male singing voice above baritone
    tenor voice.
  • noun the pitch range of the highest male voice

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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unstrung

  • adjective satellite emotionally upset
    • the incident left him unstrung and incapable of rational effort
  • verb remove the strings from
    unstring.
    • unstring my guitar

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strings

  • noun the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments
    string section.
  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine; string.

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franck

  • noun French composer and teacher who influenced a generation of composers (1822-1890)
    Cesar Franck.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) who with Gustav Hertz performed an electron scattering experiment that proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Niels Bohr (1882-1964)
    James Franck.

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repairer

  • noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    fixer; mender.

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rhapsodic

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rapturous; enraptured; ecstatic; rapt.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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syncopated

  • adjective satellite stressing a normally weak beat
  • verb omit a sound or letter in a word
    syncopate.
    • syncopate a word

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accompaniment

  • noun an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
    concomitant; attendant; co-occurrence.
  • noun a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
    backup; support; musical accompaniment.

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idiomatic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatical.
    • idiomatic English

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lesson

  • noun a unit of instruction
    • he took driving lessons
  • noun punishment intended as a warning to others
    object lesson; example; deterrent example.
    • they decided to make an example of him

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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virtuosity

  • noun technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso

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handmade

  • adjective made by hand or a hand process
    hand-crafted.
    • delicate handmade baby dresses

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violoncello

  • noun a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing
    cello.

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bach

  • verb lead a bachelor's existence
    bachelor.
  • noun German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
    Johann Sebastian Bach.

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dvorak

  • noun Czech composer who combined folk elements with traditional forms (1841-1904)
    Antonin Dvorak.

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fingering

  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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pedagogue

  • noun someone who educates young people
    pedagog; educator.

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berg

  • noun a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
    iceberg.
  • noun Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)
    Alban Berg.

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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priceless

  • adjective satellite having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
    invaluable.

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embroider

  • verb decorate with needlework
    broider.
  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.

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