key of E.
E: Italian word meaning "and."
lyrical and simple
piano of the
Eighth note/rest: A
note/rest half the
length of a quarter note and an eighth of the length of a whole
Elegy: A melancholy
Guitar electronically amplified with four heavy
strings tuned E,A,D,G.
It was invented by Leo Fender and can be frettedor
Guitar designed for electronic amplification. Most
electric Guitars have six strings, a
fretted neck, two or
three pickups mounted under the strings, and control knobs.
A cello designed for electronic amplification.
Drums designed for electronic amplification.
Keyboard: Designed to emulate a greater or
lesser sound of the
Piano. The term electronic, which is different than
electric, means an
instrumentwhose sounds are generated solely by totally
Electric Piano: The sounds of electric
Piano can range from
amplified Grand Piano to portable
keyboards that use computer technology to sound like a
intervalof eleven diatonic
ornaments added to
music to make it more interesting.
(FR) The way that you
form your mouth around the mouthpiece of the
saxophone or other
refers to the actual mouthpiece of a
Encore: To repeat a
piece or play an additional piece at the end of a performance.
English Horn: a member of the
oboe family, it is not actually of English origin. It has a
double reed, a hollow bulb shaped bell and is
5th below the
Enharmonic: A term used to describe
of the same pitch which have different names, e.g.
D, F and
Ensemble: A group
of singers, or instrumentalists.
Any tuning system which divides the octave into equal
Erhu: The Erhu has been described as a
bowed lute. What is
unusual about this Chinese
instrument is that the two strings pass between the
bow and the hair.
Esuberante: (Ita) Exuberant.
The study of various types of musicin relation to their geographic, racial, and
Etude: A short song,
usually written for pedagogical or instructional use.
Euphonium: It is similar to the
B flat and has a range
of about three octaves and produces a velvety
A cadencethat implies one type of resolution,
but goes to another instead.
Even Tuning See
Exercise: A short
piece written to improve performance technique.
first occurrence of the theme or subject
in a work, where the principal idea of the piece is stated.
An early 20th-century musical style, employing an abstract approach to
Exultet, The: The song in praise of the
Easter Candle sung at the Easter Vigil service.
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