mono

mono

/ˈmoʊnoʊ/
adjective
describing sound transmission, recording or reproduction that is transferred through a single channel

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to perform

to perform

/pɝˈfɔɹm/
verb
to give a performance of something such as a play or a piece of music for entertainment

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the performing arts

the performing arts

/pɚfˈɔːɹmɪŋ ˈɑːɹts/
noun
types of art such as dance, drama, and music that are performed in front of an audience

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to play

to play

/ˈpɫeɪ/
verb
to perform music on a musical instrument

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to pluck

to pluck

/ˈpɫək/
verb
to play a string instrument, such as a guitar, using the fingers or a plectrum

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post-production

post-production

/pˈoʊstpɹədˈʌkʃən/
adjective
describing or connected with the process that is done after a motion picture or a piece of music is recorded

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to practice

to practice

/ˈpɹæktəs/, /ˈpɹæktɪs/
verb
to do or play something many times to become good at it

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practice

practice

/ˈpɹæktəs/, /ˈpɹæktɪs/
noun
repetition of a particular activity for acquiring or maintaining proficiency in it

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recital

recital

/ɹəˈsaɪtəɫ/
noun
a public performance of music or poetry by an individual or a small group

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to record

to record

/ˈɹɛkɝd/, /ɹəˈkɔɹd/, /ɹɪˈkɔɹd/
verb
to store information, music, etc. in a way that can be used in the future

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rehearsal

rehearsal

/ɹiˈhɝsəɫ/, /ɹɪˈhɝsəɫ/
noun
a session of practice in which performers prepare themselves for a public performance of a concert, play, etc.

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to release

to release

/ɹiˈɫis/
verb
to make a movie, music, etc. available to the public

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release

release

/ɹiˈɫis/
noun
a product such as a new movie, video game, etc. made available to the public

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remix

remix

/ɹɪmˈɪks/
noun
a new version of an existing record made by rearranging or adding new pieces to it, using a special device

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to remix

to remix

/ɹɪmˈɪks/
verb
to produce a new version of a recorded piece of music by rearranging or adding new pieces to it, using a special device

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repertoire

repertoire

/ˈɹɛpɝtˌwɑɹ/
noun
a stock of plays, songs, dances, etc. that a company or a performer is prepared to perform

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sample

sample

/ˈsæmpəɫ/
noun
a small piece of music or sound recorded by digital means in order to be used in creating a new composition

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to sample

to sample

/ˈsæmpəɫ/
verb
to take or record a small piece of music or sound digitally, in order to be used in a new composition

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sampling

sampling

/ˈsæmpɫɪŋ/
noun
the technique or process of extracting a small piece of music or sound to be used as part of a composition

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sequencer

sequencer

/sˈiːkwənsɚ/
noun
a device or software that can record, edit or play back sequences of musical notes, chords or rhythms that can be transmitted to an electric instrument

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set

set

/ˈsɛt/
noun
a set of musical pieces or songs performed at a jazz session or a live show

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to sing

to sing

/ˈsɪŋ/
verb
to use our voice in order to produce musical sounds in the form of a tune or song

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song

song

/ˈsɔŋ/
noun
a short piece of music with words that someone sings

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soundcheck

soundcheck

/sˈaʊndtʃɛk/
noun
a process of checking that the equipment used for recording music, or for playing music at a concert, is working correctly and producing sound of a good quality

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to support

to support

/səˈpɔɹt/
verb
to perform as the secondary act in a pop or rock concert, usually before the main performers

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tour

tour

/ˈtʊɹ/
noun
a journey made by musicians, sports teams, etc. during which they perform or play in several different places

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to tune up

to tune up

/tˈuːn ˈʌp/
verb
to adjust a musical instrument so that it plays in the correct pitch

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to whistle

to whistle

/ˈhwɪsəɫ/, /ˈwɪsəɫ/
verb
to make a high-pitched sound by forcing air out through one's partly closed lips

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to write

to write

/ˈɹaɪt/
verb
to compose a musical piece

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