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Electric violin

An electric violin is a violin equipped with an electronic output of its sound. [1]

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Adam Taubitz

Adam Taubitz (born 7 October 1967 in Chorzów, Upper Silesia) is a German jazz and classic musician, violinist, trumpeter, guitarist bandleader, and composer.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.

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Baritone

A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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Ben Lee (violinist)

Ben Lee (born 1980 in Eastbourne, Sussex) is an electric violinist and composer/producer from United Kingdom.

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Ben Mink

Benjamin (Ben) Mink (born January 22, 1951) is a Canadian songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, best known as a long-time collaborator with Canadian singer k.d. lang.

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Billy Currie

William Lee "Billy" Currie (born 1 April 1950, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England) is an English violist, violinist, pianist, keyboardist, and songwriter.

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Bowed string instrument

Bowed string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are played by a bow rubbing the strings.

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Boyd Tinsley

Boyd Calvin Tinsley (born May 16, 1964, Charlottesville, Virginia) is an American violinist and mandolinist who performs as a member of the Dave Matthews Band.

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Britain's Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent (often shortened to BGT) is a British television talent show competition which started in June 2007 and originated from the ''Got Talent'' franchise.

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Caravan (band)

Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan in 1968.

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Carla Kihlstedt

Carla Kihlstedt (born 1971) is an American composer, violinist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and currently working from a home studio on Cape Cod.

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Charge amplifier

A charge amplifier is a current integrator that produces a voltage output proportional to the integrated value of the input current.

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Charlie Bisharat

Charlie Bisharat is an American Grammy-winning violinist who has toured and/or recorded with numerous notable artists.

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Choir

A choir (also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.

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Christian Howes (musician)

Christian Howes (born February 21, 1972, Rocky River, Ohio) is an American musician, teacher and composer.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western music, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Contemporary classical music

Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.

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Country music

Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920s.

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Curved Air

Curved Air are a pioneering British progressive rock group formed in 1970 by musicians from mixed artistic backgrounds, including classical, folk, and electronic sound.

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DAAU

DAAU (short for Die Anarchistische Abendunterhaltung) is a music group from Antwerp, Belgium.

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Daniel Bernard Roumain

Daniel Bernard Roumain (known by his initials, DBR) is a classically trained composer, performer, violinist, and band-leader noted for blending funk, rock, hip-hop and classical music into an energetic and experiential sonic form.

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Darryl Way

Darryl Way (born 17 December 1948, in Taunton, Somerset) is a British rock and classical musician who was a founding member of Curved Air and co-writer of their only hit single, "Back Street Luv".

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Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band (often abbreviated to DMB) is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.

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Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick (born 5 April 1941) is an English folk musician and singer-songwriter.

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David Cross (musician)

David Cross (born April 23, 1949) is an electric violinist born in Turnchapel near Plymouth, England, best known for playing with progressive rock band King Crimson during the 1970s (particularly on Larks' Tongues in Aspic and Starless and Bible Black).

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David LaFlamme

David LaFlamme (born Gary Poise May 4, 1941, in New Britain, Connecticut) is a virtuoso violinist in both classical and rock music.

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David Ragsdale

David Lasater Ragsdale, (born April 3, 1958) has been the violinist for Kansas from 1991 to 1997 and from 2006 to the present.

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Deni Bonet

Deni Bonet is a US-born singer/songwriter, electric violinist, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood (born 11 February 1956 in Calais) is a French jazz violinist.

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Doctors of Madness

Doctors of Madness were a British protopunk art rock band active as a recording and touring band from 1975 until late 1978.

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Doll Factory

Doll Factory is an electronic rock/post-punk revivalhttp://www.legendsmagazine.net/133/doll.htmhttp://www.myspace.com/dollfactoryhttp://www.side-line.com/news_comments.php?id.

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Don "Sugarcane" Harris

Don Francis Bowman Harris (June 18, 1938 – November 30, 1999), known as Don "Sugarcane" Harris, was an American rock and roll violinist and guitarist.

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Doug Kershaw

Douglas James "Doug" Kershaw (born January 24, 1936) is an American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana.

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Ed Alleyne-Johnson

Ed Alleyne-Johnson is a British electric violinist and prolific busker.

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Ed Wright (composer)

Edward Wright is a British composer known largely for electronic and mixed media sound art.

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Eddie Jobson

Edwin "Eddie" Jobson (born 28 April 1955) is an English keyboardist and violinist noted for his use of synthesizers.

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Effects unit

Effects units are electronic devices that alter how a musical instrument or other audio source sounds.

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Eileen Ivers

Eileen Ivers (born 13 July 1965) is an American fiddler.

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Electric cello

The electric cello is a type of cello that relies on electronic amplification (rather than acoustic resonance) to produce sound.

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Electric guitar

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses a pickup to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical impulses.

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Electric Light Orchestra

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are a British rock group from Birmingham, England.

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Electromagnetic induction

Electromagnetic induction is the production of an electromotive force across a conductor when it is exposed to a time varying magnetic field.

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Embar Kannan

Embar S. Kannan is an award-winning and pioneering violinist in the fields of Carnatic Music and Tamil Film Music.

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Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn Liddell (born on September 22, 1979), better known by her stage name Emilie Autumn, is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist.

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Experimental music

Experimental music is a compositional tradition that arose in the mid-20th century, particularly in North America, of music composed in such a way that its outcome is unforeseeable.

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Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention are an English folk rock and electric folk band.

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), commonly referred to simply as Fender, is an American manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers.

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Flight of the Bumblebee

"Flight of the Bumblebee" is an orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 1899–1900.

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Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly is an American seven-piece Celtic punk band from Los Angeles, California and led by Irish vocalist Dave King, formerly of the hard rock band Fastway.

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FM (Canadian band)

FM is a Canadian progressive rock music group formed in 1976 in Toronto.

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Folk metal

Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s.

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Folk rock

Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of folk music and rock music.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent ZappaUntil discovering his birth certificate as an adult, Zappa believed he had been christened "Francis", and he is credited as Francis on some of his early albums.

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Fret

A fret is a raised element on the neck of a stringed instrument.

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Ganesh and Kumaresh

Ganesh and Kumaresh are noted Indian duo of violin players who are a part of the Carnatic music (South India) fraternity.

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Gary Numan

Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), better known by his stage name Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.

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Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980.

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Geoffrey Richardson (musician)

Peter Geoffrey Richardson (born 15 July 1950 in Hinckley, Leicestershire), is a viola player and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Caravan, Murray Head and the Penguin Cafe Orchestra.

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George Beauchamp

George Delmetia Beauchamp (March 18, 1899 – March 30, 1941) was an American inventor of musical instruments and a founder of National Stringed Instrument Corporation and Rickenbacker guitars.

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Graham Smith

Graham Smith may refer to.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Hawkwind

Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest space rock groups.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Henry Lau

Henry Lau (born October 11, 1989), known as Henry, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, record producer, beatboxer and actor currently working in South Korea.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hugh Marsh

Hugh Marsh (born June 5, 1955 in Montreal, Quebec) is a violinist from Toronto, known for his electric violin sound.

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Irish fiddle

The Irish fiddle is one of the most important instruments in the traditional repertoire of Irish music.

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Jazz

Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Jazz fusion

Jazz fusion, fusion, or jazz-rock is a musical fusion genre that developed from mixing funk and rhythm and blues rhythms and the amplification and electronic effects of rock music, complex time signatures derived from non-Western music and extended, typically instrumental compositions with a jazz approach to lengthy group improvisations, often using wind and brass and displaying a high level of instrumental technique.

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Jean-Luc Ponty

Jean-Luc Ponty (born 29 September 1942) is a French virtuoso violinist and jazz composer.

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Jenny Bae

Jenny Bae (born 1980) is a South Korean crossover violinist.

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Jerald Daemyon

Jerald Daemyon is an American electric violinist born in Detroit, Michigan.

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Jerry Goodman

Jerry Goodman (Chicago, Illinois, March 16, 1949) is an American violinist best known for playing electric violin in the bands The Flock and the jazz fusion Mahavishnu Orchestra.

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Jim Lea (musician)

James Whild Lea (born 14 June 1949) is an English musician, most notable for playing bass guitar, keyboards, violin, guitar, and singing backing vocals in Slade, and for writing most of their hits.

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Joel Zifkin

Joel Zifkin is a Canadian musician and songwriter born in Montreal on April 14, 1954.

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John Adams (composer)

John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer with strong roots in minimalism.

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Kansas

Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.

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Kansas (band)

Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970's initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".

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Karthick Iyer

Karthick Iyer, born in 1985, is a violinist, composer and vocalist.

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Kate and Anna McGarrigle

Kate McGarrigle (February 6, 1946 – January 18, 2010) and Anna McGarrigle (born December 4, 1944) were a duo of Canadian singer-songwriters from Quebec, who performed as a duo until Kate McGarrigle's death on January 18, 2010.

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King Crimson

King Crimson are a progressive rock band.

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Korpiklaani

Korpiklaani (Finnish: Forest Clan) is a folk metal band from Finland who were formerly known as Shaman.

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L. Shankar

Lakshminarayana Shankar (born 26 April 1950), also known as L. Shankar and Shenkar, is an Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer.

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L. Subramaniam

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Laurie Anderson

Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson (born June 5, 1947) is an American experimental performance artist, composer and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings in a variety of experimental music and art rock styles.

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Levellers

The Levellers were a political movement during the English Civil War that emphasised popular sovereignty, extended suffrage, common land ownership, equality before the law, and religious tolerance, all of which were expressed in the manifesto "Agreement of the People".

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Lili Haydn

Lili Haydn is a Canadian-born rock violinist, vocalist, recording artist, and composer.

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Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling (born September 21, 1986) is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, singer and composer.

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Linzi Stoppard

Linzi Stoppard (born 1979 in Surrey) is a violinist from United Kingdom.

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List of electric violinists

This is a list of violinists notable for their work with electric violin.

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Loreena McKennitt

Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes.

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Lorenza Ponce

Lorenza Ponce is an American violinist, vocalist, string arranger.

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Machine head

A machine head (also referred to as a tuning machine, tuner, or gear head) is a geared apparatus for tuning stringed musical instruments by adjusting string tension.

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Magnetism

Magnetism is a class of physical phenomena that are mediated by magnetic fields.

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Mark Wood (violinist)

Mark Winthrop Wood is an electric violinist, as well as the founder of Wood Violins, a company that makes unique electric violins.

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Mat Maneri

Mat Maneri (born October 4, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American composer, improviser and jazz violin and viola player, specifically derivatives such as the five-string viola, the electric six-string violin, and the baritone violin.

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MIDI

MIDI (short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard that describes a protocol, digital interface and connectors and allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.

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Mik Kaminski

Michael Kaminski (born 2nd September 1951) is an English musician.

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Minimalism

In the visual arts and music, minimalism is a style that uses pared-down design elements.

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Nash the Slash

James Jeffrey "Jeff" Plewman (March 26, 1948 – May 10, 2014), better known by his stage name Nash the Slash, was a Canadian musician.

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Ne Obliviscaris (band)

Ne Obliviscaris (Latin for "forget not") are a six-piece extreme progressive metal band from Melbourne, Australia.

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New-age music

New-age music is a genre of music intended to create artistic inspiration, relaxation, and optimism.

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by lead singer Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.

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Nico Muhly

Nico Muhly (born August 26, 1981) is an American contemporary classical music composer and arranger, who has worked and recorded with classical and pop/rock musicians.

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Operator Please

Operator Please are an Australian pop band, originating on the Gold Coast of Queensland, in 2005.

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Output impedance

The output impedance, source impedance, or internal impedance of an electronic device is the opposition exhibited by its output terminals to an alternating current (AC) of a particular frequency as a result of resistance, inductance and capacitance.

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Papa John Creach

John Henry Creach (May 28, 1917 – February 22, 1994), known as Papa John Creach, was an American blues violinist.

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Pickup (music technology)

A pickup device is a transducer that captures mechanical vibrations from stringed instruments such as the electric guitar, electric bass guitar, Chapman Stick, or electric violin, and converts them to an electrical signal that is amplified, recorded, or broadcast.

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Piezoelectricity

Piezoelectricity is the electric charge that accumulates in certain solid materials (such as crystals, certain ceramics, and biological matter such as bone, DNA and various proteins) in response to applied mechanical stress.

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Polyphony and monophony in instruments

Polyphony is a property of musical instruments, meaning they can play multiple notes simultaneously.

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Pop music

Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the Western world during the 1950s and 1960s, deriving from rock and roll.

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Pop punk

Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a fusion music genre that combines elements of punk rock with pop music to varying degrees.

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Preamplifier

A preamplifier (preamp) is an electronic amplifier that prepares a small electrical signal for further amplification or processing.

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Proto-punk

Proto-punk is the music from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s that influenced punk rock.

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Ray Shulman

Raymond Shulman (born 8 December 1949) is a Scottish musician, and the youngest of three brothers in progressive rock band, Gentle Giant.

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Ric Sanders

Richard 'Ric' Sanders (born 8 December 1952, in Birmingham, Warwickshire) is an English violinist who has played in jazz-rock, folk rock, electric folk and folk groups, including Soft Machine and Fairport Convention.

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Richard Thompson (musician)

Richard John Thompson OBE (born 3 April 1949) is a British songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician.

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Riverdance

Riverdance is a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music and dance.

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Robby Steinhardt

Robert Eugene "Robby" Steinhardt (born May 25, 1950) is a rock violinist and singer best known for his work with the group Kansas, for which he was co-lead singer / "frontman" and emcee along with keyboardist Steve Walsh, from 1973–1982 and 1997–2006.

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Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Roland Corporation

is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.

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Roxy Music

Roxy Music were an English glam rock group formed in 1971 by Bryan Ferry, who became the group's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.

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Scratching

Scratching, sometimes referred to as scrubbing, is a DJ and turntablist technique used to produce distinctive sounds by moving a vinyl record back and forth on a turntable while optionally manipulating the crossfader on a DJ mixer.

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Sean Mackin (musician)

Sean Mackin (born April 30, 1979) is an American rock musician.

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Semi-acoustic guitar

A semi-acoustic guitar or hollow-body electric is a type of electric guitar that originates from the 1930s.

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Signal processing

Signal processing is an enabling technology that encompasses the fundamental theory, applications, algorithms, and implementations of processing or transferring information contained in many different physical, symbolic, or abstract formats broadly designated as signals.

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Simon House

Simon House (born 29 August 1948 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England) is a composer and classically trained violinist and keyboard player, perhaps best known for his work with space rock band Hawkwind.

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Single coil guitar pickup

A single coil pickup is a type of magnetic transducer, or pickup, for the electric guitar and the electric bass.

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Slade

Slade are an English rock band from Wolverhampton/Walsall.

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Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum (often abbreviated to SGM) is an American experimental rock band, formed in 1999 in Oakland, California.

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Solid body

A solid-body musical instrument is a string instrument such as a guitar, bass or violin built without its normal sound box and relying on an electric pickup system to directly receive the vibrations of the strings.

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Stephen Nachmanovitch

Stephen Nachmanovitch is a musician, author, computer artist, and educator.

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Stratospheerius

Stratospheerius are a band based out of New York City that play music in a progressive rock, jazz fusion and jam band genres.

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String resonance

String resonance occurs on string instruments.

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Stuff Smith

Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith (August 14, 1909 – September 25, 1967), better known as Stuff Smith, was an American jazz violinist.

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Sue Son

Son Sue-Kyung (Hangul: 손수경), better known by her stage name Sue Son, is a South Korean classical and crossover violinist, raised in the United Kingdom and based in Seoul.

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Sugizo

, born, known exclusively by his stage name Sugizo, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

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Sympathetic string

Sympathetic strings or resonance strings are auxiliary strings found on many Indian musical instruments, as well as some Western Baroque instruments and a variety of folk instruments.

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Synthesizer

A sound synthesizer (usually abbreviated as "synthesizer" or "synth", also spelled "synthesiser") is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals converted to sound through loudspeakers or headphones.

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TerraTec

TerraTec Electronic GmbH is a German manufacturer of sound cards, computer speakers, webcams, computer mice, video grabbers and TV tuner cards.

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Terry Riley

Terrence Mitchell "Terry" Riley (born June 24, 1935) is an American composer and performing musician associated with the minimalist school of Western classical music, of which he was a pioneer.

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The Dharma at Big Sur

The Dharma at Big Sur is a composition for solo electric violin and orchestra by John Adams.

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Timbre

In music, timbre also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics, is the quality of a musical note, sound, or tone that distinguishes different types of sound production, such as voices and musical instruments, string instruments, wind instruments, and percussion instruments.

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Tracy Silverman

Tracy Silverman is an American violinist, composer, and producer.

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Turisas

Turisas is a Finnish metal band from Hämeenlinna.

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U.K. (band)

U.K. are a British progressive rock supergroup originally active from 1977 until 1980.

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Ultravox

Ultravox (formerly known as Ultravox!) are a British new wave band, formed in London in 1974 as Tiger Lily.

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Unison

In music, unison is two or more musical parts sounding the same pitch or at an octave interval, usually at the same time.

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Urban Blitz

Urban Blitz is best known for his "eerie and atmospheric" (Ira Robbins) electric violin, baritone violectra and lead guitar work with the 1970s London protopunk art rock band Doctors of Madness.

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Van der Graaf Generator

Van der Graaf Generator are an English progressive rock band, formed in 1967 in Manchester by singer-songwriters Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith and the first act signed by Charisma Records.

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Vanessa-Mae

Vanessa-Mae (born 27 October 1978) is a British violinist with album sales reaching several million, having made her the wealthiest entertainer under 30 in the United Kingdom in 2006.

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Violectra

Violectra is the trade name of an electric violin produced by Barcus-Berry with the pitch equivalent of an acoustic tenor violin, sometimes called baritone violin.

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Violin

The violin, also called a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.

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Warren Ellis (musician)

Warren Ellis (born 1965) is an Australian musician and composer.

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Whistle Down the Wind (musical)

Whistle Down the Wind is a musical, which was premièred in 1996, based on the 1961 film Whistle Down the Wind, which was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Jim Steinman, known for his work with Meat Loaf and Bonnie Tyler.

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Yamaha Corporation

(or) is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate based in Japan with a very wide range of products and services, predominantly musical instruments, electronics, motorcycles and power sports equipment.

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Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a French musician.

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Yellowcard

Yellowcard is an American pop punk/alternative rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and based in Los Angeles since 2000.

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Yuri Landman

Yuri Landman (born February 1, 1973) is a Dutch experimental luthier and musician who has made several experimental electric string instruments for a list of artists including Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, Liars, Jad Fair of Half Japanese, Liam Finn and Laura-Mary Carter.

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ZOX

ZOX is a band from Providence, Rhode Island that is self-described as "violin-laced indie-rock"—think Beethoven-meets Deathcab-meets The Police.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_violin

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