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Index Vibraphone

The vibraphone (also known as the vibraharp or simply the vibes) is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family. [1]

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Adams Musical Instruments

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

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Adrian Rollini

Adrian Francis Rollini (June 28, 1903 – May 15, 1956) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and many other instruments.

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Alban Berg

Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School.

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Aloha ʻOe

"Aloha ʻOe" (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani's most famous song and a common cultural symbol for Hawaii.

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

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Andersen Viana

Andersen Viana (born 1962) is a Brazilian composer.

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Anodizing (spelled anodising in British English) is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts.

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Arthur Lyman

Arthur Lyman (February 2, 1932 – February 24, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphone and marimba player.

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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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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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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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Butterfly valve

A butterfly valve is a valve that isolates or regulates the flow of a fluid.

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C (musical note)

C (Do, Do, C) is the first note of the C major scale, the third note of the A minor scale (the relative minor of C major), and the fourth note (F, A, B, C) of the Guidonian hand, commonly pitched around 261.63 Hz.

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Cal Tjader

Callen Radcliffe "Cal" Tjader, Jr. (July 16, 1925 – May 5, 1982) was an American Latin jazz musician, known as the most successful non-Latino Latin musician.

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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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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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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 contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.

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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 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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Death in Venice (opera)

Death in Venice is an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten, his last.

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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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Exotica is a musical genre, named after the 1957 Martin Denny album of the same title, popular during the 1950s to mid-1960s, typically with suburban Americans who came of age during World War II.

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Fabian Müller (composer)

Fabian Müller (*12 February 1964 in Zurich) is a Swiss composer.

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Ferde Grofé

Ferde Grofé (March 27, 1892 April 3, 1972) was an American composer, arranger, pianist and instrumentalist.

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The flexatone or fleximetal is a modern percussion instrument (an indirectly struck idiophone) consisting of a small flexible metal sheet suspended in a wire frame ending in a handle.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Franco Donatoni

Franco Donatoni (9 June 1927 – 17 August 2000) was an Italian composer.

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Gary Burton

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

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Gil Shohat

Gil Shohat (גיל שוחט, born 7 September 1973) is an Israeli classical music composer, conductor and pianist.

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In music, a glissando (plural: glissandi, abbreviated gliss.) is a glide from one pitch to another.

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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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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Grand Canyon Suite

The Grand Canyon Suite is a suite for orchestra by Ferde Grofé, composed between 1929 and 1931.

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Harrison Birtwistle

Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, (born 15 July 1934) is a British composer.

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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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Igor Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.

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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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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jean Barraqué

Jean-Henri-Alphonse Barraqué (January 17, 1928August 17, 1973) was a French composer and writer on music who developed an individual form of serialism which is displayed in a small output.

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Jerry Tachoir

Jerry Tachoir, born August 7, 1955, is a jazz vibraphone and marimba performer, originally from McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

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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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Julian Lage

Julian Lage (/lahj/; born December 25, 1987) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.

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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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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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In music performance and notation, legato (Italian for "tied together"; French lié; German gebunden) indicates that musical notes are played or sung smoothly and connected.

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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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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.

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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 vibraphonists

Notable players of the vibraphone include.

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A lithophone is a musical instrument consisting of a rock or pieces of rock which are struck to produce musical notes.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.

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Ludwig Drums

Ludwig Drums is an American manufacturer of percussion instruments.

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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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Luis Russell

Luis Russell (August 5, 1902 – December 11, 1963) was a pioneering Panamanian-born American jazz pianist, orchestra leader, composer, and arranger.

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Lulu (opera)

Lulu (composed from 1929–1935, premièred incomplete in 1937 and complete in 1979) is an opera in three acts by Alban Berg.

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

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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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Mark Sherman (musician)

Mark Sherman (born April 17, 1957) is a jazz vibraphonist, pianist, drummer, producer, arranger, author, and classical percussionist.

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A metallophone is any musical instrument consisting of tuned metal bars which are struck to make sound, usually with a mallet.

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Mieczysław Weinberg

Mieczysław Weinberg (also Moisey or Moishe Vainberg, Moisey Samuilovich Vaynberg; Моисей Самуилович Вайнберг; Mojsze Wajnberg; 8 December 1919 – 26 February 1996) was a Soviet composer of Polish-Jewish origin.

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Mike Freeman (jazz musician)

Mike Freeman is an American jazz vibraphonist and composer from Omaha, Nebraska, who is known for his work and recordings with his own groups as well as a featured member of notable Latin groups in New York City where he's lived and worked since 1981.

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Milt Jackson

Milton "Bags" Jackson (January 1, 1923 – October 9, 1999) was an American jazz vibraphonist, usually thought of as a bebop player, although he performed in several jazz idioms.

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Monkey Man (The Rolling Stones song)

"Monkey Man" is a song by English rock band the Rolling Stones, featured as the eighth track on their 1969 album Let It Bleed.

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Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 – September 3, 1987) was an American composer.

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Morton Gould

Morton Gould (December 10, 1913February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.

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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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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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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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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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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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Pascal Schumacher

Pascal Schumacher (born 12 March 1979 in Luxemburg) is a Luxembourgish jazz musician, composer and percussionist who has founded a number of groups including the Pascal Schumacher Quartet.

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Paul Barbarin

Adolphe Paul Barbarin (May 5, 1899 – February 17, 1969) was an American jazz drummer from New Orleans.

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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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Percussion mallet

A percussion mallet or beater is an object used to strike or beat a percussion instrument in order to produce its sound.

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Philippe Manoury

Philippe Manoury (born 19 June 1952) is a French composer.

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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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Premier Percussion

Premier Music International Limited is an English manufacturer of drum kits and percussion instruments.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.

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Red Allen

Henry James "Red" Allen (January 7, 1908 – April 17, 1967) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist whose style has been claimed to be the first to fully incorporate the innovations of Louis Armstrong.

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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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Refrain (Stockhausen)

Refrain for three players (piano with woodblocks, vibraphone with alpine cowbells, and amplified celesta with antique cymbals) is a chamber-music composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen, and is number 11 in his catalog of works.

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Requiem Canticles

Requiem Canticles is a 15-minute composition by Igor Stravinsky, for contralto and bass soli, chorus, and orchestra.

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Rockin' Chair (1929 song)

"Rockin' Chair" is a 1929 popular song with music composed by Hoagy Carmichael.

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Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers (born September 10, 1940) is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player.

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Scientific pitch notation

Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is a method of specifying musical pitch by combining a musical note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave.

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Sextet (Reich)

Sextet is a composition by Steve Reich.

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Siegfried Fink

Siegfried Fink (born February 8, 1928 in Zerbst/Germany, died May 3, 2006 in Würzburg/Germany) was a German percussionist, composer and professor.

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Sinfonia antartica

Sinfonia antartica ("Antarctic Symphony") is the Italian title given by the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams to his seventh symphony.

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Spring Symphony

The Spring Symphony is Benjamin Britten's Opus 44.

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Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Stefon Harris

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

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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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Strahlen (Rays) for a percussionist (vibraphone and/or glockenspiel) and ten-channel sound recording is a composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen, and is Nr.

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Struck idiophone

Struck idiophones is one of the categories of idiophones (that is, any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes) that are found in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification.

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Stuart Saunders Smith

Stuart Saunders Smith (born 1948) is an American composer and percussionist.

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Sustain pedal

A sustain pedal or sustaining pedal (also called damper pedal, loud pedal, or open pedal) is the most commonly used pedal in a modern piano.

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Symphony No. 2 (Walton)

The Symphony No.

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Symphony No. 8 (Vaughan Williams)

Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No.

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The Child Dreams (opera)

The Child Dreams (הילד חולם) is a 2010 opera by Gil Shohat, based on the play of the same name by Hanoch Levin.

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The Passenger (opera)

The Passenger (Russian: Пассажирка (Passazhirka)) is a 1968 opera by Mieczysław Weinberg to a Russian libretto by Alexander Medvedev.

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Tiki bar

A tiki bar is an exotic-themed drinking establishment that serves elaborate cocktails, especially rum-based mixed drinks such as the mai tai and zombie cocktail.

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Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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Tito Puente

Ernesto Antonio "Tito" Puente (April 20, 1923 – May 31, 2000) was an American musician, songwriter and record producer.

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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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Tommy Vig

Tommy Vig (July 14, 1938) is a jazz vibraharpist, drummer, percussionist, arranger, big band leader, film, television, and classical concert composer, inventor, author, and educator.

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In music, tremolo, or tremolando, is a trembling effect.

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Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival is an annual summer event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Vibrato (Italian, from past participle of "vibrare", to vibrate) is a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.

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The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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Warren Wolf (musician)

Warren Wolf Jr. (born November 10, 1979) is an American jazz vibraphonist from Baltimore, Maryland.

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William Perry

William James Perry (born October 11, 1927) is an American mathematician, engineer, and businessman who was the United States Secretary of Defense from February 3, 1994, to January 23, 1997, under President Bill Clinton.

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William Walton

Sir William Turner Walton, OM (29 March 19028 March 1983) was an English composer.

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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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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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explosante-fixe… (…exploding-fixed…) is a piece of music composed by Pierre Boulez.

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