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hendrix

  • noun United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)
    James Marshall Hendrix; Jimi Hendrix.

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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vibist

  • noun a musician who plays the vibraphone
    vibraphonist.

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yardbird_parker

  • noun United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
    Charles Christopher Parker; Bird Parker; Parker; Charlie Parker.

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robeson

  • noun United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)
    Paul Robeson; Paul Bustill Robeson.

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sergei_vasilievich_rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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bailey

  • noun United States singer (1918-1990)
    Pearl Mae Bailey; Pearl Bailey.
  • noun English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
    Nathaniel Bailey; Nathan Bailey.

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antoine_domino

  • noun United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)
    Fats Domino; Domino.

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ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Duke Ellington; Edward Kennedy Ellington.

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barbra_joan_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Streisand.

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anton_gregor_rubinstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein; Rubinstein.

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grappelli

  • noun French jazz violinist (1908-1997)
    Stephane Grappelli.

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purcell

  • noun English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695)
    Henry Purcell.

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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hammond_organ

  • noun (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
    electronic organ; electric organ; organ.

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tallis

  • noun English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)
    Thomas Tallis.
  • noun (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer
    tallith; prayer shawl.

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vivaldi

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

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parker

  • noun United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
    Charles Christopher Parker; Bird Parker; Yardbird Parker; Charlie Parker.
  • noun United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)
    Dorothy Parker; Dorothy Rothschild Parker.

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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serialism

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serial music.

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saxophone

  • noun a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
    sax.

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tammy_wynetter_pugh

  • noun United States country singer (1942-1998)
    Wynette; Tammy Wynette.

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piano_player

  • noun a person who plays the piano
    pianist.

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miles_dewey_davis_jr.

  • noun United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Davis; Miles Davis.

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Ignace Paderewski.

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marc_blitzstein

  • noun United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
    Blitzstein.

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sir_harry_maclennan_lauder

  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Lauder; Harry Lauder.

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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warbler

  • noun a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
  • noun a small active songbird

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chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

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carillon

  • noun set of bells hung in a bell tower
  • noun playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    bell ringing; carillon playing.

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roy_orbison

  • noun United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
    Orbison.

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percussion_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
    percussive instrument.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Charles Camille Saint-Saens.

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niccolo_paganini

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

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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mouth_organ

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth harp; harmonica.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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harmonizer

  • noun a musician who sings or plays in harmony
    harmoniser.
  • noun a mediator who brings one thing into harmonious agreement with another
    harmoniser.

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lena_calhoun_horne

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Horne; Lena Horne.

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hummer

  • noun a singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words
  • noun (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
    heater; fastball; smoke; bullet.
    • he swung late on the fastball
    • he showed batters nothing but smoke

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bandsman

  • noun a player in a band (especially a military band)

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rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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jazz_musician

  • noun a musician who plays or composes jazz music
    jazzman.

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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polyphonic_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    concerted music; polyphony.

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lillian_russell

  • noun United States entertainer remembered for her roles in comic operas (1861-1922)
    Russell.

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vibraphonist

  • noun a musician who plays the vibraphone
    vibist.

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michael_jackson

  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Jackson.

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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duke_ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Edward Kennedy Ellington; Ellington.

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tenor_saxophonist

  • noun a musician who plays the tenor saxophone
    tenorist.

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jongleur

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    troubadour; minstrel; folk singer; poet-singer.

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bach

  • noun German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
    Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • noun the music of Bach
    • he played Bach on the organ

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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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casals

  • noun an outstanding Spanish cellist noted for his interpretation of Bach's cello suites (1876-1973)
    Pablo Casals.

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stringed_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound

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joseph_oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Oliver; King Oliver.

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musical_instrument

  • noun any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
    instrument.

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opera_star

  • noun singer of lead role in an opera
    operatic star.

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ringing

  • noun the sound of a bell ringing
    tintinnabulation; ring.
    • the distinctive ring of the church bell
    • the ringing of the telephone
    • the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
  • noun the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

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couperin

  • noun French composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733)
    Francois Couperin.

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mahalia_jackson

  • noun United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
    Jackson.

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john_birks_gillespie

  • noun United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
    Dizzy Gillespie; Gillespie.

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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merman

  • noun United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
    Ethel Merman.
  • noun half man and half fish; lives in the sea

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cornetist

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    trumpeter.

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oboe

  • noun a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
    hautboy; hautbois.

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monophonic

  • adjective satellite designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
    mono; single-channel.
  • adjective consisting of a single melodic line

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johann_sebastian_bach

  • noun German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
    Bach.

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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refrain

  • noun the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    chorus.
  • verb resist doing something
    forbear.
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping

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instrumental

  • adjective relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments
    • instrumental compositions
    • an instrumental ensemble
  • adjective satellite serving or acting as a means or aid
    subservient; implemental.
    • instrumental in solving the crime

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satchmo

  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Louis Armstrong; Armstrong.

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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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henry_purcell

  • noun English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695)
    Purcell.

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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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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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fritz_kreisler

  • noun United States violinist (born in Austria) (1875-1962)
    Kreisler.

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torch_singer

  • noun a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs

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al_jolson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Asa Yoelson; Jolson.

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piano_music

  • noun sheet music to be played on a piano
  • noun the sound of music produced by a piano
    • he thought he heard piano music next door

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piece_of_music

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    opus; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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czerny

  • noun Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857)
    Karl Czerny.

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byrd

  • noun English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623)
    William Byrd.
  • noun explorer and United States naval officer; led expeditions to explore Antarctica (1888-1957)
    Admiral Byrd; Richard Evelyn Byrd; Richard E. Byrd.

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antonio_vivaldi

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

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pearl_bailey

  • noun United States singer (1918-1990)
    Bailey; Pearl Mae Bailey.

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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trumpet

  • noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    horn; trump; cornet.
  • verb proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty

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harmonium

  • noun a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
    reed organ; organ.

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judy_garland

  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Garland.

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grind_organ

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    barrel organ; hand organ; hurdy gurdy; street organ; hurdy-gurdy.

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paul_robeson

  • noun United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)
    Robeson; Paul Bustill Robeson.

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sitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the sitar

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kreisler

  • noun United States violinist (born in Austria) (1875-1962)
    Fritz Kreisler.

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yehudi_menuhin

  • noun British violinist (born in the United States) who began his career as a child prodigy in the 1920s (1916-1999)
    Menuhin; Sir Yehudi Menuhin.

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miles_davis

  • noun United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Davis; Miles Dewey Davis Jr..

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ethel_waters

  • noun United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
    Waters.

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b._b._king

  • noun United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
    King; Riley B King.

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fats_domino

  • noun United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)
    Antoine Domino; Domino.

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benjamin_david_goodman

  • noun United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
    Benny Goodman; Goodman; King of Swing.

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bell_ringing

  • noun the sound of someone playing a set of bells
  • noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    electioneering; canvassing.

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vocalization

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    utterance.

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hiram_king_williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hank Williams; Williams.

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martin

  • noun French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
    St. Martin.
  • noun United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
    Steve Martin.

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piaf

  • noun French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
    Edith Piaf; Little Sparrow; Edith Giovanna Gassion.

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coleman_hawkins

  • noun United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
    Hawkins.

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horne

  • noun United States operatic mezzo-soprano (born 1934)
    Marilyn Horne.
  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Lena Calhoun Horne; Lena Horne.

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bassoonist

  • noun a musician who plays the bassoon

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antonio_lucio_vivaldi

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

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koto_player

  • noun a musician who plays the koto

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sergei_vasilievich_rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov.

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morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Jelly Roll Morton; Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton.

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pinchas_zukerman

  • noun Israeli violinist (born in 1948)
    Zukerman.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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polytonality

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonalism.

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fife

  • noun a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band

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lutist

  • noun a musician who plays the lute
    lutenist; lutanist.

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little_sparrow

  • noun French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
    Edith Piaf; Piaf; Edith Giovanna Gassion.

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fitzgerald

  • noun English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
    Edward Fitzgerald.
  • noun United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald; F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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kathryn_elizabeth_smith

  • noun United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
    Smith; Kate Smith.

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canary

  • noun someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    sneaker; stool pigeon; sneak; stoolpigeon; fink; stoolie; snitch; snitcher.
  • noun a female singer

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accompanist

  • noun a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
    accompanyist.

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keyboard

  • noun device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
  • noun holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

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ignace_jan_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Paderewski; Paderewski.

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landowska

  • noun United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959)
    Wanda Landowska.

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street_organ

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    barrel organ; hand organ; hurdy gurdy; hurdy-gurdy; grind organ.

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asa_yoelson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Al Jolson; Jolson.

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harmonica

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth organ; mouth harp.

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flautist

  • noun someone who plays the flute
    flutist; flute player.

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thomas_tallis

  • noun English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)
    Tallis.

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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schumann

  • noun German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)
    Clara Josephine Schumann.
  • noun German romantic composer known for piano music and songs (1810-1856)
    Robert Alexander Schumann; Robert Schumann.

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thomas_wright_waller

  • noun United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
    Fats Waller; Waller.

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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ferdinand_joseph_la_menthe_morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Morton; Jelly Roll Morton.

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charles_camille_saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Saint-Saens.

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barbra_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Joan Streisand.

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bob_dylan

  • noun United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)
    Dylan.

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vocalizer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    utterer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalist; vocaliser.

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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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sergei_rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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john_dowland

  • noun English lutenist and composer of songs for the lute (1563-1626)
    Dowland.

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armstrong

  • noun United States astronaut; the first man to set foot on the Moon (July 20, 1969) (1930-)
    Neil Armstrong.
  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Satchmo; Louis Armstrong.

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opera

  • noun a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • noun a commercial browser

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jolson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Asa Yoelson; Al Jolson.

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sir_yehudi_menuhin

  • noun British violinist (born in the United States) who began his career as a child prodigy in the 1920s (1916-1999)
    Yehudi Menuhin; Menuhin.

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syncopation

  • noun (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
    syncope.
  • noun a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat

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hornist

  • noun a musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)

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violoncello

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

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fiddle

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    violin.
  • verb avoid (one's assigned duties)
    goldbrick; shrink from; shirk.
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties

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lutanist

  • noun a musician who plays the lute
    lutenist; lutist.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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joseph_joachim

  • noun Hungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)
    Joachim.

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mouth_bow

  • noun a small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity
    jews' harp; jew's harp.

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gilbert_and_sullivan

  • noun the music of Gilbert and Sullivan
    • he could sing all of Gilbert and Sullivan

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torch

  • noun a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
  • noun tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
    common mullein; woolly mullein; Aaron's rod; great mullein; flannel mullein; Verbascum thapsus.

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dylan

  • noun United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)
    Bob Dylan.
  • noun Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod

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blues

  • noun a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
  • noun a state of depression
    vapours; vapors; blue devils; megrims.
    • he had a bad case of the blues

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artur_schnabel

  • noun United States composer (born in Austria) and pianist noted for his interpretations of the works of Mozart and Beethoven and Schubert (1882-1951)
    Schnabel.

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harp

  • noun a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  • noun a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade

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liszt

  • noun Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886)
    Franz Liszt.

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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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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shankar

  • noun Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
    Ravi Shankar.

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sarah_vaughan

  • noun United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)
    Vaughan.

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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ravi_shankar

  • noun Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
    Shankar.

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songster

  • noun a composer of words or music for popular songs
    songwriter; ballad maker.
  • noun a person who sings

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johnny_cash

  • noun United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003)
    John Cash; Cash.

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thrush

  • noun candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults
  • noun a woman who sings popular songs

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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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artur_rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Arthur Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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benny_goodman

  • noun United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
    Goodman; Benjamin David Goodman; King of Swing.

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monophony

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophonic music; monody.

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recorder_player

  • noun someone who plays the recorder

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paganini

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

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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minstrel

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; folk singer; poet-singer.
  • noun a performer in a minstrel show

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basso

  • noun an adult male singer with the lowest voice
    bass.
  • noun the lowest adult male singing voice
    bass voice; bass.

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artie_shaw

  • noun United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
    Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; Shaw.

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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handel

  • noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685-1759)
    Georg Friedrich Handel; George Frideric Handel; George Frederick Handel.
  • noun the music of Handel

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bird_parker

  • noun United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
    Charles Christopher Parker; Parker; Yardbird Parker; Charlie Parker.

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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serkin

  • noun United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
    Rudolf Serkin.

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horowitz

  • noun Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)
    Vladimir Horowitz.

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guitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the guitar
    guitarist.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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bela_bartok

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

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bruckner

  • noun Austrian organist and composer of romantic music (1824-1896)
    Anton Bruckner.

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contralto

  • noun a woman singer having a contralto voice
  • noun the lowest female singing voice
    alto.

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percussion

  • noun the act of playing a percussion instrument
  • noun the act of exploding a percussion cap

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vocalisation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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woodwind

  • noun any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
    woodwind instrument; wood.

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robert_nesta_marley

  • noun Jamaican singer who popularized reggae (1945-1981)
    Bob Marley; Marley.

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reed_organ

  • noun a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
    harmonium; organ.

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georges_enesco

  • noun Romanian violinist and composer (1881-1955)
    Enesco; George Enescu.

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ethel_merman

  • noun United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
    Merman.

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art_tatum

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Arthur Tatum; Tatum.

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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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transverse

  • adjective satellite extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    thwartwise; transversal; cross.
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon

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pipe_major

  • noun the chief piper in a band of bagpipes

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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intonation

  • noun rise and fall of the voice pitch
    modulation; pitch contour.
  • noun singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong

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reed_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
    beating-reed instrument; reed.

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music_box

  • noun produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate
    musical box.

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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arthur_tatum

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Tatum; Art Tatum.

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maria_magdalene_von_losch

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Dietrich; Marlene Dietrich.

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madonna

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Blessed Virgin; Virgin Mary; Mary.
  • noun United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Madonna Louise Ciccone.

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pablo_casals

  • noun an outstanding Spanish cellist noted for his interpretation of Bach's cello suites (1876-1973)
    Casals.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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iglesias

  • noun Spanish singer noted for his ballads and love songs (born in 1943)
    Julio Iglesias.

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oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Joseph Oliver; King Oliver.

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altoist

  • noun a musician who plays the alto saxophone
    alto saxophonist.

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ringer

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    toller; bell ringer.
  • noun a person who is almost identical to another
    clone; dead ringer.

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poulenc

  • noun French pianist and composer (1899-1963)
    Francis Poulenc.

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goodman

  • noun United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
    Benny Goodman; Benjamin David Goodman; King of Swing.

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sax

  • noun a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
    saxophone.
  • noun a Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894)
    Adolphe Sax.

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maurice_chevalier

  • noun French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
    Chevalier.

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monody

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monophonic music.

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bessie_smith

  • noun United States blues singer (1894-1937)
    Smith.

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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violoncellist

  • noun someone who plays a violoncello
    cellist.

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pianoforte

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    piano; forte-piano.

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musical_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; music genre.

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woodrow_charles_herman

  • noun United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Woody Herman; Herman.

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francis_poulenc

  • noun French pianist and composer (1899-1963)
    Poulenc.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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dame_myra_hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Hess.

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arthur_rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Artur Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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jew

Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite.

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flute

  • noun a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
    transverse flute.
  • noun a tall narrow wineglass
    champagne flute; flute glass.

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king_oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Joseph Oliver; Oliver.

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polytonalism

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonality.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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marlene_dietrich

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Maria Magdalene von Losch; Dietrich.

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schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Albert Schweitzer.

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barrel_organ

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    hand organ; hurdy gurdy; street organ; hurdy-gurdy; grind organ.

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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domino

  • noun United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)
    Fats Domino; Antoine Domino.
  • noun a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume

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monophonic_music

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monody.

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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harry_lauder

  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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rocker

  • noun an attendant who rocks a child in a cradle
  • noun a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    rock 'n' roll musician.

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piper

  • noun someone who plays the bagpipe
    bagpiper.
  • noun type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
    genus Piper.

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francois_couperin

  • noun French composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733)
    Couperin.

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vladimir_horowitz

  • noun Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)
    Horowitz.

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melody

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
    tonal pattern.

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woody_herman

  • noun United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Herman; Woodrow Charles Herman.

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lied

  • noun a German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano
  • verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
    lie.

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cornet

  • noun a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    horn; trumpet; trump.

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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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orbison

  • noun United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
    Roy Orbison.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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carillon_playing

  • noun playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    carillon; bell ringing.

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rock_star

  • noun a famous singer of rock music

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pipe_organ

  • noun wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
    organ.

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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instrumental_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by a musical instrument or group of instruments
  • noun music produced by playing a musical instrument

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calliope

  • noun a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
    steam organ.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry

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saxist

  • noun a musician who plays the saxophone
    saxophonist.

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george_enescu

  • noun Romanian violinist and composer (1881-1955)
    Georges Enesco; Enesco.

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fats_waller

  • noun United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
    Thomas Wright Waller; Waller.

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dance_music

  • noun a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
    ballroom music; danceroom music.
  • noun music to dance to

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zimbalist

  • noun United States violinist (born in Russia) (1889-1985)
    Efrem Zimbalist.

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rapper

  • noun someone who performs rap music
  • noun a device (usually metal and ornamental) attached by a hinge to a door
    doorknocker; knocker.

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hurdy-gurdy

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    barrel organ; hand organ; hurdy gurdy; street organ; grind organ.

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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edward_kennedy_ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Duke Ellington; Ellington.

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anton_grigorevich_rubinstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein; Rubinstein.

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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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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joachim

  • noun Hungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)
    Joseph Joachim.

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percussion_section

  • noun the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments
    percussion; rhythm section.

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baritone

  • noun a male singer
    barytone.
  • noun the second lowest adult male singing voice
    baritone voice.

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troubadour

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; minstrel; folk singer; poet-singer.

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anton_rubenstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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harmoniser

  • noun a musician who sings or plays in harmony
    harmonizer.
  • noun a mediator who brings one thing into harmonious agreement with another
    harmonizer.

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cellist

  • noun someone who plays a violoncello
    violoncellist.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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forte-piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    piano; pianoforte.

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streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Barbra Streisand; Barbra Joan Streisand.

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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guitar

  • noun a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking

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folk_singer

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; minstrel; poet-singer.

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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segovia

  • noun Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)
    Andres Segovia.

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efrem_zimbalist

  • noun United States violinist (born in Russia) (1889-1985)
    Zimbalist.

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prelude

  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    overture; preliminary.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner
  • noun music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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steam_organ

  • noun a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
    calliope.

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julio_iglesias

  • noun Spanish singer noted for his ballads and love songs (born in 1943)
    Iglesias.

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tenorist

  • noun a musician who plays the tenor saxophone
    tenor saxophonist.

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louis_armstrong

  • noun United States pioneering jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971)
    Satchmo; Armstrong.

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cembalo

  • noun a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
    harpsichord.

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vaughan

  • noun United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)
    Sarah Vaughan.

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corelli

  • noun Italian violinist and composer of violin concertos (1653-1713)
    Arcangelo Corelli.

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rudolf_serkin

  • noun United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
    Serkin.

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bell

  • noun a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
    buzzer; doorbell.

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electric_organ

  • noun (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
    electronic organ; organ; Hammond organ.

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pearl_mae_bailey

  • noun United States singer (1918-1990)
    Bailey; Pearl Bailey.

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ledbetter

  • noun United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
    Leadbelly; Huddie Leadbetter.

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huddie_leadbetter

  • noun United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
    Leadbelly; Ledbetter.

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hiram_williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams; Williams.

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melodic_line

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

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kate_smith

  • noun United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
    Smith; Kathryn Elizabeth Smith.

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wind_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
    wind.

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charlie_parker

  • noun United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
    Charles Christopher Parker; Bird Parker; Parker; Yardbird Parker.

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waters

  • noun United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
    Ethel Waters.
  • noun the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
    amniotic fluid; amnionic fluid.
    • before a woman gives birth her waters break

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part_music

  • noun vocal music for several voices in independent parts (usually performed without accompaniment)

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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alto

  • noun a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
  • noun the lowest female singing voice
    contralto.

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dino_paul_crocetti

  • noun United States singer (1917-1995)
    Dean Martin; Martin.

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electronic_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that generates sounds electronically
    electronic musical instrument.

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andres_segovia

  • noun Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)
    Segovia.

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keyboard_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard

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overture

  • noun orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    prelude; preliminary.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner

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koto

  • noun Japanese stringed instrument that resembles a zither; has a rectangular wooden sounding board and usually 13 silk strings that are plucked with the fingers

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ta'ziyeh

  • noun (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)

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dowland

  • noun English lutenist and composer of songs for the lute (1563-1626)
    John Dowland.

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joplin

  • noun United States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)
    Janis Joplin.
  • noun United States composer who was the first creator of ragtime to write down his compositions (1868-1917)
    Scott Joplin.

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hautboy

  • noun a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
    hautbois; oboe.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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bell_ringer

  • noun a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
    toller; ringer.
  • noun someone who plays musical handbells

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thelonious_monk

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Monk.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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wanda_landowska

  • noun United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959)
    Landowska.

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dizzy_gillespie

  • noun United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
    John Birks Gillespie; Gillespie.

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ignace_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Paderewski.

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albert_schweitzer

  • noun French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965)
    Schweitzer.

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concerted

  • adjective satellite involving the joint activity of two or more
    conjunct; cooperative; conjunctive.
    • concerted action
    • the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind
    • the conjunctive focus of political opposition
    • a cooperative effort
    • a united effort
    • joint military activities
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
    concert.

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jew's_harp

  • noun a small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity
    mouth bow; jews' harp.

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frederic_francois_chopin

  • noun French composer (born in Poland) and pianist of the romantic school (1810-1849)
    Chopin.

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jews'_harp

  • noun a small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity
    mouth bow; jew's harp.

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sitar

  • noun a stringed instrument of India; has a long neck and movable frets; has 6 or 7 metal strings for playing and usually 13 resonating strings

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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electronic_musical_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that generates sounds electronically
    electronic instrument.

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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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violin

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    fiddle.

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rock_'n'_roll_musician

  • noun a performer or composer or fan of rock music
    rocker.

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vox

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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paul_bustill_robeson

  • noun United States bass singer and an outspoken critic of racism and proponent of socialism (1898-1976)
    Paul Robeson; Robeson.

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electronic_organ

  • noun (music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ
    electric organ; organ; Hammond organ.

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franz_liszt

  • noun Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886)
    Liszt.

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antiphony

  • noun alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts
  • noun a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
    antiphon.

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arthur_jacob_arshawsky

  • noun United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
    Shaw; Artie Shaw.

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bob_marley

  • noun Jamaican singer who popularized reggae (1945-1981)
    Robert Nesta Marley; Marley.

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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poet-singer

  • noun a singer of folk songs
    jongleur; troubadour; minstrel; folk singer.

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blitzstein

  • noun United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
    Marc Blitzstein.

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tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Edward Lawrie Tatum.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Arthur Tatum; Art Tatum.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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hank_williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Williams.

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vocalism

  • noun the system of vowels used in a particular language
    vowel system.
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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ella_fitzgerald

  • noun United States scat singer (1917-1996)
    Fitzgerald.

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sergei_rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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lute

  • noun a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid
    luting.
  • noun chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard

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waller

  • noun United States jazz musician (1904-1943)
    Fats Waller; Thomas Wright Waller.

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lieder_singer

  • noun a singer of lieder

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dean_martin

  • noun United States singer (1917-1995)
    Dino Paul Crocetti; Martin.

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vocalist

  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocaliser.

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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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madonna_louise_ciccone

  • noun United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Madonna.

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hampton

  • noun United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
    Lionel Hampton.

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concerted_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; polyphony.

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manuel_de_falla

  • noun Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)
    Falla.

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jerry_lee_lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Lewis.

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gurdy

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grind

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; dweeb; nerd; swot.
  • noun the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
    • a coarse grind of coffee

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lena_horne

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Horne; Lena Calhoun Horne.

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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karl_czerny

  • noun Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857)
    Czerny.

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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operatic_star

  • noun singer of lead role in an opera
    opera star.

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lutenist

  • noun a musician who plays the lute
    lutanist; lutist.

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musical_composition

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    piece of music; opus; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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russell

  • noun United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    Charles Taze Russell.
  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell; Ken Russell.

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serial_music

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serialism.

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riley_b_king

  • noun United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
    King; B. B. King.

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charles_christopher_parker

  • noun United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
    Bird Parker; Parker; Yardbird Parker; Charlie Parker.

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flutist

  • noun someone who plays the flute
    flautist; flute player.

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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mouth_harp

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth organ; harmonica.

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lester_willis_young

  • noun United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
    Pres Young; Young.

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syncopator

  • noun a musician who plays syncopated jazz music (usually in a dance band)
    • they called themselves the Dixie Syncopators

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gambist

  • noun a musician who performs upon the viola da gamba

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chevalier

  • noun French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
    Maurice Chevalier.
  • noun a gallant or courtly gentleman
    cavalier.

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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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monk

  • noun a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
    monastic.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Thelonious Sphere Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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william_byrd

  • noun English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623)
    Byrd.

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transverse_flute

  • noun a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
    flute.

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enesco

  • noun Romanian violinist and composer (1881-1955)
    Georges Enesco; George Enescu.

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yodeller

  • noun a singer who changes register rapidly (popular is Swiss folk songs)

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edith_piaf

  • noun French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
    Little Sparrow; Piaf; Edith Giovanna Gassion.

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music_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; musical genre.

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chorus

  • noun any utterance produced simultaneously by a group
    • a chorus of boos
  • noun a group of people assembled to sing together

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edith_giovanna_gassion

  • noun French cabaret singer (1915-1963)
    Edith Piaf; Little Sparrow; Piaf.

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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janis_joplin

  • noun United States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)
    Joplin.

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percussive_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
    percussion instrument.

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wagner

  • noun Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
    Otto Wagner.
  • noun German composer of operas and inventor of the musical drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)
    Richard Wagner; Wilhelm Richard Wagner.

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james_marshall_hendrix

  • noun United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)
    Hendrix; Jimi Hendrix.

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hand_organ

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    barrel organ; hurdy gurdy; street organ; hurdy-gurdy; grind organ.

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trombone

  • noun a brass instrument consisting of a long tube whose length can be varied by a U-shaped slide

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haydn

  • noun prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)
    Franz Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn.
  • noun the music of Haydn

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beating-reed_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
    reed; reed instrument.

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john_cash

  • noun United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003)
    Cash; Johnny Cash.

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castrato

  • noun a male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice

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recorder

  • noun equipment for making records
    recording machine; recording equipment.
  • noun someone responsible for keeping records
    record-keeper; registrar.

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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clarinettist

  • noun a musician who plays the clarinet
    clarinetist.

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musical_harmony

  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    harmony.

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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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jazzman

  • noun a musician who plays or composes jazz music
    jazz musician.

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stephane_grappelli

  • noun French jazz violinist (1908-1997)
    Grappelli.

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lionel_hampton

  • noun United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)
    Hampton.

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tammy_wynette

  • noun United States country singer (1942-1998)
    Wynette; Tammy Wynetter Pugh.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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nose_flute

  • noun a flute that is played by blowing through the nostrils (used in some Asian countries)

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musical_style

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; music genre; musical genre.

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woodwind_instrument

  • noun any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
    wood; woodwind.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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marley

  • noun Jamaican singer who popularized reggae (1945-1981)
    Robert Nesta Marley; Bob Marley.

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gillespie

  • noun United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
    John Birks Gillespie; Dizzy Gillespie.

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hawkins

  • noun English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
    Hawkyns; Sir John Hawkins; Sir John Hawkyns.
  • noun United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
    Coleman Hawkins.

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simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes.
  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Paul Simon.

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shaw

  • noun United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
    Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; Artie Shaw.
  • noun United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
    Henry Wheeler Shaw; Josh Billings.

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pres_young

  • noun United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
    Lester Willis Young; Young.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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schnabel

  • noun United States composer (born in Austria) and pianist noted for his interpretations of the works of Mozart and Beethoven and Schubert (1882-1951)
    Artur Schnabel.

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paul_simon

  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Simon.

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thelonious_sphere_monk

  • noun United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
    Monk; Thelonious Monk.

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dietrich

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Maria Magdalene von Losch; Marlene Dietrich.

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polyphony

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; concerted music.

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isaac_stern

  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Stern.

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opus

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    piece of music; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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harpsichord

  • noun a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
    cembalo.

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percussive

  • adjective involving percussion or featuring percussive instruments
    • percussive music

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herman

  • noun United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)
    Woody Herman; Woodrow Charles Herman.

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king_of_swing

  • noun United States clarinetist who in 1934 formed a big band (including black as well as white musicians) and introduced a kind of jazz known as swing (1909-1986)
    Benny Goodman; Goodman; Benjamin David Goodman.

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melodic

  • adjective containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody
    musical; melodious.
    • the melodious song of a meadowlark
  • adjective of or relating to melody
    • melodic harmony

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trombone_player

  • noun a musician who plays the trombone
    trombonist.

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polyphonic

  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonous.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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michael_joe_jackson

  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Jackson; Jackson.

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soprano

  • noun a female singer
  • noun the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty

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reed

  • noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    John Reed.

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musical_box

  • noun produces music by means of pins on a revolving cylinder that strike the tuned teeth of a comb-like metal plate
    music box.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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arcangelo_corelli

  • noun Italian violinist and composer of violin concertos (1653-1713)
    Corelli.

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rhythm_section

  • noun the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments
    percussion; percussion section.

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cello

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

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jimi_hendrix

  • noun United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)
    James Marshall Hendrix; Hendrix.

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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leadbelly

  • noun United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
    Huddie Leadbetter; Ledbetter.

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lauder

  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.
  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.

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hurdy_gurdy

  • noun a musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs
    barrel organ; hand organ; street organ; hurdy-gurdy; grind organ.

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anton_bruckner

  • noun Austrian organist and composer of romantic music (1824-1896)
    Bruckner.

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zukerman

  • noun Israeli violinist (born in 1948)
    Pinchas Zukerman.

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alto_saxophonist

  • noun a musician who plays the alto saxophone
    altoist.

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fiddler

  • noun a musician who plays the violin
    violinist.
  • noun someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner
    twiddler.

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garland

  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Judy Garland.
  • noun a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)

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flute

  • noun a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
    transverse flute.
  • noun a tall narrow wineglass
    champagne flute; flute glass.

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rhythm_and_blues_musician

  • noun a performer (and sometimes composer) of rhythm and blues music

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hautbois

  • noun a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
    hautboy; oboe.

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falla

  • noun Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)
    Manuel de Falla.

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jelly_roll_morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Morton; Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton.

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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trombonist

  • noun a musician who plays the trombone
    trombone player.

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cash

  • noun money in the form of bills or coins
    hard currency; hard cash.
    • there is a desperate shortage of hard cash
  • noun prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
    immediate payment.

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whistling

  • noun the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
    whistle.
  • noun the act of whistling a tune
    • his cheerful whistling indicated that he enjoyed his work

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flute_player

  • noun someone who plays the flute
    flautist; flutist.

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melodic_phrase

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    air; melodic line; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

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wynette

  • noun United States country singer (1942-1998)
    Tammy Wynette; Tammy Wynetter Pugh.

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subdivision

  • noun an area composed of subdivided lots
  • noun the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

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phonation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Arthur Rubinstein; Artur Rubinstein.
  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein.

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clara_josephine_schumann

  • noun German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)
    Schumann.

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accompanyist

  • noun a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
    accompanist.

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