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Index Marimba

The marimba is a percussion instrument consisting of a set of wooden bars struck with mallets called knobs to produce musical tones. [1]

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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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ABC Records

ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.

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Accidental (music)

In music, an accidental is a note of a pitch (or pitch class) that is not a member of the scale or mode indicated by the most recently applied key signature.

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Acer saccharinum

Acer saccharinum, commonly known as silver maple, creek maple, silverleaf maple, soft maple, large maple, water maple, swamp maple, or white maple—is a species of maple native to eastern and central North America in the eastern United States and Canada.

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Adams Musical Instruments

Adams Musical Instruments is a manufacturer of percussion instruments based in the Netherlands.

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Afro-Colombians refers to Colombian citizens of African descent; this article is about the influence they have had on Colombian culture.

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Afro-Ecuadorians are an ethnic group in Ecuador who are descendants of formerly enslaved Africans brought by the Spanish during their conquest of Ecuador from the Incas.

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Aisha Duo

Aisha Duo is an Italian jazz duo consisting of Andrea Dulbecco on vibraphone and Luca Gusella on marimba.

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Alejandro Viñao

Alejandro Viñao (born 4 September 1951) is an Argentinian composer currently living in the United Kingdom.

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Alisa Weilerstein

Alisa Weilerstein (born April 14, 1982) is an American classical cellist.

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Anders Koppel

Anders Koppel (born 17 July 1947 in Copenhagen) was a co-founder in 1967 of the rock group Savage Rose.

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Andersen Viana

Andersen Viana (born 1962) is a Brazilian composer.

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Andrew Thomas (composer)

Andrew William Thomas (born October 8, 1939 in Ithaca, New York) is an American composer.

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Antigonae (Antigone), written by Carl Orff, was first presented on 9 August 1949 under the direction of Ferenc Fricsay in the Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, Austria, as part of the Salzburg Festival.

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Art Tripp

Arthur Dyer Tripp III (born September 10, 1944) is a retired American musician who is best known for his work as a percussionist with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention and Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Astor Piazzolla

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (March 11, 1921July 4, 1992) was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger.

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Augusta Read Thomas

Augusta Read Thomas (born April 24, 1964) is an American composer.

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Baja Marimba Band

The Baja Marimba Band was a musical group led by marimba player Julius Wechter.

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The balafon is a kind of wooden xylophone or percussion idiophone which plays melodic tunes, and usually has between 16 and 27 keys.

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Bantu languages

The Bantu languages (English:, Proto-Bantu: */baⁿtʊ̀/) technically the Narrow Bantu languages, as opposed to "Wide Bantu", a loosely defined categorization which includes other "Bantoid" languages are a large family of languages spoken by the Bantu peoples throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Bass (sound)

Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.

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Benjamin C. S. Boyle

Benjamin C. S. Boyle (born September 1, 1979 in Monterey, California) is an American composer, pianist, and music theorist.

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A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.

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Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.

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Black Antlers

Black Antlers is a studio album by the experimental band Coil.

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Bobby Hutcherson

Robert Hutcherson (January 27, 1941 – August 15, 2016) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player.

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Brass instrument

A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.

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Brian Jones

Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician, best known as founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.

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Bruce Adolphe

Bruce Adolphe (born May 31, 1955) is a U.S. composer and music scholar, the author of several books on music, and pianist.

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Burton grip

The Burton grip is a method of holding two mallets in each hand in order to play a mallet percussion instrument, such as a marimba or a vibraphone, using four mallets at once.

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Cantabile (symphonic suite)

Cantabile is a work composed from 2004 to 2009 by Frederik Magle.

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Captain Beefheart

Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart.

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Carl Orff

Carl Heinrich Maria Orff (–) was a German composer, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937).

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The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a string instrument.

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Charles Wuorinen

Charles Peter Wuorinen (born June 9, 1938) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer of contemporary classical music based in New York City.

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Chiapas, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chiapas (Estado Libre y Soberano de Chiapas), is one of the 31 states that with Mexico City make up the 32 federal entities of Mexico.

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

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Chord (music)

A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of pitches consisting of two or more (usually three or more) notes (also called "pitches") that are heard as if sounding simultaneously.

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Chromatic scale

The chromatic scale is a musical scale with twelve pitches, each a semitone above or below its adjacent pitches.

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Clair Omar Musser

Clair Omar Musser (1901–1998) was a marimba virtuoso, a conductor and promoter of marimba orchestras, a composer, a teacher, a designer of keyboard percussion instruments, an inventor, and an engineer for Hughes Aircraft.

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The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.

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Classical music

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

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Coil (band)

Coil were an English experimental music group, founded in 1982 by John Balance in London.

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A concerto (plural concertos, or concerti from the Italian plural) is a musical composition usually composed in three movements, in which, usually, one solo instrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) is accompanied by an orchestra or concert band.

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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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Costa Rica

Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.

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Crotales, sometimes called antique cymbals, are percussion instruments consisting of small, tuned bronze or brass disks.

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Daktari (Swahili for "doctor") is an American family drama series that aired on CBS between 1966 and 1969.

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Darius Milhaud

Darius Milhaud (4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) was a French composer, conductor, and teacher.

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Dave Pike

David Samuel Pike (March 23, 1938 – October 3, 2015) was a jazz vibraphone and marimba player.

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Dave Samuels

Dave Samuels (born October 9, 1948) is an American vibraphonist and marimba player who spent many years with the contemporary jazz group Spyro Gyra.

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David A. Jaffe

David Aaron Jaffe (born April 29, 1955) is an American composer who has written over ninety works for orchestra, chorus, chamber ensembles, and electronics.

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David Friedman (percussionist)

David Friedman (born March 10, 1944, New York, United States) is an American jazz percussionist.

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Diatonic and chromatic

Diatonic (διατονική) and chromatic (χρωματική) are terms in music theory that are most often used to characterize scales, and are also applied to musical instruments, intervals, chords, notes, musical styles, and kinds of harmony.

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Drum and bugle corps (modern)

A modern drum and bugle corps, is a musical marching ensemble consisting of brass instruments, percussion instruments, synthesizers, and color guard.

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Ed Sheeran

Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.

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El Salvador

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.

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Elegy for Young Lovers

Elegy for Young Lovers (in German) is an opera in three acts by Hans Werner Henze to an English libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman.

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Elmer Bernstein

Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor who is best known for his film scores.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Emil Richards

Emil Richards (born Emilio Joseph Radocchia; September 2, 1932) is an American vibraphonist and percussionist.

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Emma Lou Diemer

Emma Lou Diemer (born November 24, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American composer.

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Emmanuel Séjourné

Emmanuel Séjourné born July 16, 1961 in Limoges, is a French composer and percussionist, and head of percussion at the Conservatoire de Strasbourg.

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Evan Hause

Evan Hause (born 1967) is an American composer, percussionist and conductor.

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Evelyn Glennie

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist.

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Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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Five Scenes from the Snow Country

Five Scenes from the Snow Country is a composition by Hans Werner Henze for marimba solo.

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The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.

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Frederik Magle

Frederik Reesen Magle (born 17 April 1977) is a Danish composer, concert organist, and pianist.

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Front ensemble

In a marching band or drum corps, the front ensemble or pit is the stationary percussion ensemble.

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Gary Burton

Gary Burton (born January 23, 1943) is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator.

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Get Behind Me Satan

Get Behind Me Satan is the fifth studio album by American alternative rock band The White Stripes, released on June 7, 2005, on V2 Records.

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Glass marimba

The glass marimba is a type of idiophone also known as a vitrephone or crystallophone.

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A glockenspiel (or, Glocken: bells and Spiel: set) is a percussion instrument composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of the keyboard of a piano.

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Gloria Parker

Gloria Parker is an American musician and bandleader who had a radio show during the big band era.

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Gordon Stout

Gordon Stout (born 1952) is an American percussionist, composer, and educator specializing in the marimba.

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A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae, particularly Cucurbita and Lagenaria or the fruit of the two genera of Bignoniaceae "calabash tree", Crescentia and Amphitecna.

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Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

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Guibourtia is a flowering plant genus in the family Fabaceae (legume family).

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Hans Werner Henze

Hans Werner Henze (1 July 1926 – 27 October 2012) was a German composer.

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Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB.

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Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.

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Howard J. Buss

Howard J. Buss (born January 6, 1951 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American composer of contemporary classical music.

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An idiophone is any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes.

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The ilimba is a lamellophone from Tanzania.

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Island Girl

"Island Girl" is a song performed by Elton John that went to number one for three weeks on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 in the U.S. and number 14 in the UK in 1975.

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J.C. Deagan, Inc.

J.C. Deagan, Inc. was a developer and manufacturer of percussion instruments from the late 19th to the mid-20th century.

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Jack White

John Anthony White (né Gillis; born July 9, 1975) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

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Jacob Druckman

Jacob Raphael Druckman (June 26, 1928 – May 24, 1996) was an American composer born in Philadelphia.

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Jagjaguwar is a record label based in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Janka hardness test

The Janka hardness test measures the resistance of a sample of wood to denting and wear.

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Jazz band

A jazz band (jazz ensemble or jazz combo) is a musical ensemble that plays jazz music.

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Jenůfa (Její pastorkyňa, "Her Stepdaughter" in Czech) is an opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček to a Czech libretto by the composer, based on the play Její pastorkyňa by Gabriela Preissová.

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Joe Locke

Joseph Paul Locke (born March 18, 1959) is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.

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John Harbison

John Harris Harbison (born December 20, 1938) is an American composer, known for his symphonies, operas, and large choral works.

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Josef Tal

Josef Tal (Hebrew: יוסף טל; September 18, 1910 – August 25, 2008) was an Israeli composer.

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Joseph Hallman

Joseph Hallman (born Nov. 20, 1979) is a composer.

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Joseph Schwantner

Joseph Clyde Schwantner (born March 22, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, educator and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 2002.

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Julius Wechter

Julius Wechter (May 10, 1935 – February 1, 1999) was an American musician and composer who played the marimba and vibraphone.

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Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Karl Amadeus Hartmann (2 August 1905 – 5 December 1963) was a German composer.

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Keiko Abe

is a Japanese composer and marimba player.

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Keyboard percussion instrument

A keyboard percussion instrument, shortened as 'Keyperc', is a chromatic melodic percussion instrument arranged in a similar pattern to a piano keyboard and played with hands or percussion mallets.

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Kung Fu (TV series)

Kung Fu is an American action-adventure martial arts western drama television series starring David Carradine.

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La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ ("The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ") is a work written between 1965 and 1969 by Olivier Messiaen.

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A lamellophone (also lamellaphone or linguaphone, from the Latin root lingua meaning "tongue", i.e., a long thin plate that is fixed only at one end) is any of a family of musical instruments.

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Le Marteau sans maître

Le Marteau sans maître (The Hammer without a Master) is a composition by French composer Pierre Boulez.

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Leigh Howard Stevens

Leigh Howard Stevens (born March 9, 1953 in Orange, New Jersey) is a marimba artist best known for developing, codifying, and promoting the Stevens technique or Musser-Stevens grip, a method of independent four-mallet marimba performance based on the Musser grip.

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Leoš Janáček

Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.

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Lick My Decals Off, Baby

Lick My Decals Off, Baby is the fourth album by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, released in 1970 on Frank Zappa's Straight Records label.

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Linda Maxey

Linda Maxey, concert marimbist Linda Maxey is a celebrated concert marimbist virtuoso and was the first marimbist on the prestigious roster of Columbia Artists Management in New York.

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Lior Navok

Lior Navok (born September 6, 1971) (Hebrew: ליאור נבוק) is an Israeli classical composer, conductor and pianist.

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List of compositions by Darius Milhaud

Below is a list of compositions by Darius Milhaud sorted by category.

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List of instruments by Harry Partch

The American composer Harry Partch composed using scales of unequal intervals in just intonation, derived from the natural Harmonic series; these scales allowed for more tones of smaller intervals than in the standard Western tuning, which uses twelve equal intervals.

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List of marimba manufacturers

This is a list of marimba manufacturers, including both past and current marimba makers.

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List of marimbists

Particularly notable classical performers on the marimba include.

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Lost (TV series)

Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.

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Love My Way (song)

"Love My Way" is a song by English band The Psychedelic Furs.

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Luigi Morleo

Luigi Morleo (born 16 November 1970 in Mesagne, Province of Brindisi) is an Italian percussionist and composer of contemporary music, who lives in Bari and teaches at the Niccolò Piccinni Conservatory.

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Mahogany is a kind of wood—the straight-grained, reddish-brown timber of three tropical hardwood species of the genus Swietenia, indigenous to the AmericasBridgewater, Samuel (2012).

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A mallet is a kind of hammer, often made of rubber or sometimes wood, that is smaller than a maul or beetle, and usually has a relatively large head.

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Mamma Mia (song)

"Mamma Mia" is a song recorded by the Swedish pop group ABBA, written by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Stig Anderson, with the lead vocals shared by Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Marching band

A marching band is a group in which instrumental musicians perform while marching, often for entertainment or competition.

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The marimbaphone is an obsolete tuned percussion instrument, developed by the J.C. Deagan Company of Chicago, Illinois, U.S. in the early 20th century.

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The mbira is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board (often fitted with a resonator) with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs.

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McQ is a 1974 Technicolor neo-noir crime film directed by John Sturges, starring John Wayne in Panavision.

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Mitchell Peters

Mitchell Thomas Peters (August 17, 1935 – October 28, 2017) was a principal timpanist and percussionist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Modernism (music)

In music, modernism is a philosophical and aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse reactions in challenging and reinterpreting older categories of music, innovations that led to new ways of organizing and approaching harmonic, melodic, sonic, and rhythmic aspects of music, and changes in aesthetic worldviews in close relation to the larger identifiable period of modernism in the arts of the time.

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Moonlight Feels Right

"Moonlight Feels Right" is the debut single recorded by the American band Starbuck.

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Music for 18 Musicians

Music for 18 Musicians is a work of musical minimalism composed by Steve Reich during 1974–1976.

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Musical instrument

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.

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Ney Rosauro

Ney Rosauro (born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 24, 1952) is a Brazilian composer, percussionist and pedagogue.

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Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Node (physics)

A node is a point along a standing wave where the wave has minimum amplitude.

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Oaxaca (from Huāxyacac), officially the Free and Sovereign State of Oaxaca (Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca), is one of the 31 states which, along with Mexico City, make up the 32 federative entities of Mexico.

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Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen (December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century.

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An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

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Out of Time (The Rolling Stones song)

"Out of Time" is a song by the Rolling Stones, first released on their 1966 album Aftermath (UK version).

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Paul Creston

Paul Creston (born Giuseppe Guttoveggio; October 10, 1906 – August 24, 1985) was an Italian American composer of classical music.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Peter Togni

Peter Anthony Togni (born September 12, 1959) is a freelance Canadian composer and broadcaster based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Pierre Boulez

Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez CBE (26 March 1925 – 5 January 2016) was a French composer, conductor, writer and founder of institutions.

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Polyvinyl chloride

Polyvinyl chloride, also known as polyvinyl or '''vinyl''', commonly abbreviated PVC, is the world's third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer, after polyethylene and polypropylene.

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Post (Björk album)

Post is the second studio album by Icelandic recording artist Björk.

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Pterocarpus is a pantropical genus of trees in the family Fabaceae.

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Queen Marimba

Queen Marimba is a folk hero whose accomplishments have become part of the folklore of Africa.

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Rattan (from the Malay rotan) is the name for roughly 600 species of old world climbing palms belonging to subfamily Calamoideae (from the Greek 'kálamos'.

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Red Norvo

Red Norvo (born Kenneth Norville, March 31, 1908 – April 6, 1999) was one of jazz's early vibraphonists, known as "Mr.

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A resonator is a device or system that exhibits resonance or resonant behavior, that is, it naturally oscillates at some frequencies, called its resonant frequencies, with greater amplitude than at others.

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Rikki Don't Lose That Number

"Rikki Don't Lose That Number" is a single released in 1974 by rock/jazz rock group Steely Dan and the opening track of their third album Pretzel Logic.

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Robert Paterson (composer)

Robert Paterson (born April 29, 1970) is an American composer of contemporary classical music, as well as a conductor and percussionist.

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Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining, but found in many different hues.

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Ruth Underwood

Ruth Underwood (born Ruth Komanoff, May 23, 1946) is a musician best known for playing xylophone, marimba, vibraphone and other percussion instruments in Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.

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Safri Duo

Safri Duo is a Danish electronic percussion duo composed of Uffe Savery (born April 5, 1966) and Morten Friis (born August 21, 1968).

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Saint François d'Assise

Saint François d'Assise is an opera in three acts and eight scenes by French composer and librettist Olivier Messiaen, written from 1975 to 1983.

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Selvaggina, Go Back into the Woods

Selvaggina, Go Back into the Woods was originally released in CD-R format by Coil in a limited edition of 230 copies.

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Shape of You

"Shape of You" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.

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Shona language

Shona (chiShona) is the most widely spoken Bantu language as a first language and is native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe.

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Single (music)

In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.

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Slit drum

A slit drum is a hollow percussion instrument.

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Spencer Krug

Spencer Krug (born May 4, 1977) is a Canadian musician.

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Starbuck (band)

Starbuck was a rock band formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 by keyboardist/vocalist/record producer Bruce Blackman and marimba player Bo Wagner.

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Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals) in 1972.

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Stefon Harris

Stefon Harris (born March 23, 1973) is an American jazz vibraphonist.

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Stephen Brown (composer)

Stephen John Brown (born August 16, 1948) is a Canadian composer.

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Steve Nelson (vibraphonist)

Steve Nelson (born August 11, 1954 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American vibraphonist, and has been a member of Dave Holland's Quintet and Big Band for over a decade.

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Steve Reich

Stephen Michael Reich (born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, pioneered minimal music in the mid to late 1960s.

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Stevens technique

The Stevens technique is a method of playing keyboard percussion instruments with four percussion mallets—two in each hand.

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Tabasco, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Tabasco (Estado Libre y Soberano de Tabasco), is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.

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Takashi Yoshimatsu

(born March 18, 1953) is a contemporary Japanese composer of classical music.

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Tarik O'Regan

Tarik Hamilton O'Regan (born 1 January 1978) is a British and American composer.

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Telegram (album)

Telegram is the first full-length and second overall remix album by Icelandic musician Björk.

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In music, tessitura (pl. tessiture, "texture") is the most esthetically acceptable and comfortable vocal range for a given singer or, less frequently, musical instrument; the range in which a given type of voice presents its best-sounding (or characteristic) timbre.

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The Ape of Naples

The Ape of Naples is the final studio album by English experimental act Coil.

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The Mothers of Invention

The Mothers of Invention were an American rock band from California.

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The Psychedelic Furs

The Psychedelic Furs are an English rock band founded in London in February 1977.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Spotlight Kid

The Spotlight Kid is the sixth studio album by American rock band Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band, originally released in 1972.

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The Stylistics

The Stylistics are a Philadelphia soul group that achieved its greatest chart success in the 1970s.

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The White Stripes

The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave CBE (born 27 May 1928) is a Scottish composer of opera and classical music.

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Thompson Twins

Thompson Twins were a British pop band that formed in April 1977.

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Todd Rundgren

Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia.

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Tomáš Svoboda (composer)

Tomáš Svoboda (born December 6, 1939) is a Czech-American contemporary classical composer and pianist, whose debut took place in Prague, Czechoslovakia on September 7, 1957, with the world premiere of his Symphony No.

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Tropical house

Tropical house, also known as trop house, is a subgenre of deep house, with elements of dancehall and Balearic house.

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Under My Thumb

"Under My Thumb" is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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The vibraphone (also known as the vibraharp or simply the vibes) is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family.

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Victor Feldman

Victor Stanley Feldman (7 April 1934 – 12 May 1987) was an English jazz musician, best known as a pianist and percussionist.

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Vincent Montana Jr.

Vincent Montana Jr. (February 12, 1928 – April 13, 2013), known as Vince Montana, was an American composer, arranger, vibraphonist, and percussionist, best known as a member of MFSB and as the founder of the Salsoul Orchestra.

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William Susman

William Joseph Susman (born August 29, 1960) is an American composer of concert and film music and a pianist.

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Woodwind instrument

Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.

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The xylophone (from the Greek words ξύλον—xylon, "wood" + φωνή—phōnē, "sound, voice", meaning "wooden sound") is a musical instrument in the percussion family that consists of wooden bars struck by mallets.

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The xylorimba (sometimes referred to as xylo-marimba or marimba-xylophone) is a pitched percussion instrument corresponding to a xylophone with an extended range (and not to a combination of a xylophone with a marimba, as the name might suggest).

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Yamaha Corporation

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

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