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The piccolo (Italian for "small", but named ottavino in Italy) is a half-size flute, and a member of the woodwind family of musical instruments. [1]

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An aerophone is any musical instrument that produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself adding considerably to the sound.

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Alto flute

The alto flute is a type of Western concert flute, a musical instrument in the woodwind family.

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Avner Dorman

Avner Dorman (Hebrew: אבנר דורמן; born April 14, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel) is an Israeli-born composer and conductor.

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Basler drum

The Basler drum is a two-headed rope-tension drum.

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Bass flute

The bass flute is the tenor member of the flute family.

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Bruce Broughton

Bruce Broughton (born March 8, 1945) is an American orchestral composer of television, film, and video game scores and concert works.

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Carnival of Basel

The Carnival of Basel (Basler Fasnacht) is the biggest carnival in Switzerland and takes place annually between February and March in Basel.

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Concert band

A concert band, also called wind ensemble, symphonic band, wind symphony, wind orchestra, wind band, symphonic winds, symphony band, or symphonic wind ensemble, is a performing ensemble consisting of members of the woodwind, brass, and percussion families of instruments, along with the double bass or bass guitar.

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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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Dalbergia melanoxylon

Dalbergia melanoxylon (African blackwood, grenadilla, or mpingo) is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to seasonally dry regions of Africa from Senegal east to Eritrea and south to the north-eastern parts of South Africa.

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Daniel Pinkham

Daniel Rogers Pinkham, Jr. (June 5, 1923 – December 18, 2006) was an American composer, organist, and harpsichordist.

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David Loeb (composer)

David Loeb (born May 1, 1939) is an American composer of contemporary classical music.

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Egil Hovland

Egil Hovland (October 18, 1924 – February 5, 2013) was a Norwegian composer.

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Fife (instrument)

A fife is a small, high-pitched, transverse aerophone, that is similar to the piccolo.

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

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Franz Anton Hoffmeister

Franz Anton Hoffmeister (12 May 1754 – 9 February 1812) was a German composer and music publisher.

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Franz Xaver Süssmayr

Franz Xaver Süssmayr (German: Franz Xaver Süßmayr or Suessmayr in English; 1766 – September 17, 1803) was an Austrian composer and conductor.

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Gary Schocker

Gary Schocker (born October 18, 1959) is a flutist, composer, and pianist who has performed with the New York Philharmonic (at age 15, in a nationally televised Young People's Concert), the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the West German Sinfonia, and I Solisti Italiani.

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Graham Waterhouse

Graham Waterhouse (born 2 November 1962) is an English composer and cellist.

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Guus Janssen

Guus Janssen (born 13 May 1951 in Heiloo) is a Dutch composer of contemporary music and a recording artist.

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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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Interference fit

An interference fit, also known as a press fit or friction fit is a fastening between two parts which is achieved by friction after the parts are pushed together, rather than by any other means of fastening.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jean-Philippe Rameau (–) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century.

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Jeff Manookian

Jeff Manookian (born November 24, 1953) is an American pianist, composer and conductor.

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (November 6, 1854 – March 6, 1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known primarily for American military and patriotic marches.

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Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.

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Karlheinz Stockhausen

Karlheinz Stockhausen (22 August 1928 – 5 December 2007) was a German composer, widely acknowledged by critics as one of the most important but also controversial composers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Key (instrument)

A key is a specific part of a musical instrument.

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Lowell Liebermann

Lowell Liebermann (born February 22, 1961 in New York City) is an American composer, pianist and conductor.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.

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Matthew King (composer)

Matthew King (born 1967) is a British composer, pianist and teacher of composition.

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Michael Daugherty

Michael Kevin Daugherty (born April 28, 1954) is an American composer, pianist, and teacher.

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Michael Haydn

Johann Michael Haydn (14 September 173710 August 1806) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period, the younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn.

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Michael Isaacson

Michael Isaacson (born 1946 in Brooklyn, New York, USA) is a composer of Jewish synagogue music, and one of the originators of the Jewish camp song movement.

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In music, an octave (octavus: eighth) or perfect octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency.

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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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Peter Maxwell Davies

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (8 September 1934 – 14 March 2016) was an English composer and conductor.

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Peter Schickele

Peter Schickele (born July 17, 1935) is an American composer, musical educator, and parodist, best known for comedy albums featuring music written by Schickele, but which he presents as being composed by the fictional P. D. Q. Bach.

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Piccolo Quintet

Piccolo Quintet is short for the Quintet op.

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Pierre-Max Dubois

Pierre Max Dubois (1 March 1930 – 29 August 1995) was a French composer of classical music.

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Robert Beaser

Robert Beaser (born May 29, 1954, Boston, Massachusetts) is an American composer.

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Robert Dick (flutist)

Robert Dick (born January 4, 1950) is a flutist, composer, teacher and author.

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Samuel Adler (composer)

Samuel Hans Adler (born March 4, 1928) is an American composer and conductor.

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Sonata (Italian:, pl. sonate; from Latin and Italian: sonare, "to sound"), in music, literally means a piece played as opposed to a cantata (Latin and Italian cantare, "to sing"), a piece sung.

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Symphony No. 5 (Beethoven)

The Symphony No.

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The Stars and Stripes Forever

"The Stars and Stripes Forever" is a patriotic American march widely considered to be the magnum opus of composer John Philip Sousa.

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Valentino Bucchi

Valentino Bucchi (29 November 1916 – 8 May 1976) was an Italian composer.

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Vincent Persichetti

Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (June 6, 1915 – August 14, 1987) was an American composer, teacher, and pianist.

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Voicing (music)

In music theory, voicing refers to either of the two closely related concepts of.

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Western concert flute

The Western concert flute is a transverse (side-blown) woodwind instrument made of metal or wood.

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Will Gay Bottje

Will Gay Bottje (born June 30, 1925, in Grand Rapids, Michigan - January 7, 2018) was an American composer known for his contributions to electronic music.

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Wind instrument

A wind instrument is a musical instrument that contains some type of resonator (usually a tube), in which a column of air is set into vibration by the player blowing into (or over) a mouthpiece set at or near the end of the resonator.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

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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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1808 in music

This is a list of music-related events in 1808.

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

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