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beat

beat

/ˈbit/
noun
a piece of music or a poem's main rhythm
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My heart missed a beat.

And I like the beat of this song too.

We strike keys, blow horns, pluck strings, scrape violins with a bow, beat drums.

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act

act

/ˈækt/
noun
a main part of a play, opera, or ballet
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These acts might kill the bacteria, but they would also kill the patient.

The act of somebody going down on you.

These signs and miracles will always "follow them that believe, Jesus in Acts.

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chart

chart

/ˈtʃɑɹt/
noun
a list that ranks top pop records based on sales in a particular period
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The doctor pointed to the eye chart on the wall and said, "Please read the top line."

"The top line of the chart," the doctor replied.

And the global head of Citi fx technicals says the charts signaled that Bitcoin could reach 318,000 by December 2021.

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choir

choir

/ˈkwaɪɝ/
noun
a group of singers who perform together, particularly in religious ceremonies or in public
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[ Choir singing ] People have a lot to say about products.

[angelic choir sings] 12 cents an envelope, it says.

Choirs and listening first to yourself.

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composer

composer

/kəmˈpoʊzɝ/
noun
a person who writes music as their profession
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Classical-era composers like Mozart and Beethoven popularized piano music.

And there were so many new composers and lyricists!

This is the opening of "Spring" from "The Four Seasons," by Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi. "

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conductor

conductor

/kənˈdəktɝ/
noun
someone who guides and directs an orchestra
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the conductor shouted angrily. '

the conductor asked. '

It's me, Giorgio Rinaldi, the conductor of the orchestra.' '

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folk

folk

/ˈfoʊk/
noun
folk music; the modern music that expresses the traditional style of a country or community, or the traditional music specific to a region
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That's right folks.

Thanks, hearing folks.

If German folks want to let me know in the comments, go ahead.

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lyric

lyric

/ˈɫɪɹɪk/
noun
(plural) a song's words
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Write the lyrics to the song.

If somebody asked me, "Should I caption my music video, like the song lyrics or whatever?

Reading the lyrics also helps a lot.

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microphone

microphone

/ˈmaɪkɹəˌfoʊn/
noun
a piece of equipment used for recording voices or sounds or for making one's voice louder
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So, the external processor isn't a microphone.

And I'm now working on getting a new camera and possibly a microphone for it.

But I don't know, I mean, the microphone talking to you is USB-A not USB-C

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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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Carol left the rehearsal room with Alan, one of the first violinists. '

Carol is never late for rehearsals, and she knows that these concerts are important for us.

Usually, two rehearsals is enough.

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to release

to release

/ɹiˈɫis/
verb
to make a movie, music, etc. available to the public
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CL, who is one of my favorite Korean artists, is releasing a new video.

The teen was released when they realised there had been a mistake.

It states he was released once determined he had nothing to do with the domestic disturbance.

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acoustic

acoustic

/əˈkustɪk/
adjective
(of a musical instrument) making a sound that is natural not amplified
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He strikes the gong in different places and listens for acoustic imperfections.

Ben is not going to stimulate these things with acoustic energy.

It's a acoustic type mental thing going on just trust me it works.

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to amplify

to amplify

/ˈæmpɫəˌfaɪ/
verb
to make a sound, especially a musical sound, louder
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The vibration is then amplified by mechanisms in the middle ear.

We're not that much better, obviously, but I feel like it's amplified in South Korea.

I really feel like it's amplified.

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ballad

ballad

/ˈbæɫəd/
noun
a popular romantic song or one that narrates a story
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And then the lover, Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistresseyebrow.

And it started as a ballad.

When he was little, he listened to salsa, merengue, and pop ballads.

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anthem

anthem

/ˈænθəm/
noun
a song that a particular group of people identify with and consider important
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And the national anthem will be changed to "God Save the King."

And your biggest problem is a few guys kneeling for the anthem?

- Why is that boy kneeling during the national anthem?

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cello

cello

/ˈtʃɛɫoʊ/
noun
a large musical instrument of the violin family that is held upright and is played by pulling a bow across its strings
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Long waves have a low frequency and pitch, like a mournful cello.

Yeah, she plays the cello, and she's really smart.

We tried the cello first.

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to improvise

to improvise

/ˈɪmpɹəˌvaɪz/, /ˌɪmpɹəˈvaɪz/
verb
to create and perform words of a play, music, etc. on impulse and without preparation
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And, according to Shoshannah, she wrote on Twitter that that whole scene was actually improvised.

So you have to improvise, adapt, overcome.

Yeah, but this is Shakespeare, you can’t improvise Shakespeare.

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movement

movement

/ˈmuvmənt/
noun
one of the main parts that a long musical work is divided into, having its own structure
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It is easy to learn to ride a Segway because it responds to the rider's natural movements.

The objective was to isolate the healthy nerves that once controlled movement in Jesse's left arm.

I suddenly heard a movement outside the window, and saw Heathcliff stand up and walk away.

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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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This is, like, a recital.

She's played for a recital.

Nathan Johnson: I think watching the recitals is so important.

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tune

tune

/ˈtun/
noun
a series of musical notes that form a piece of music which is pleasant and easy to listen to
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Go and play a tune on the piano in the library.'

Yeah, and you're counting every single penny, you're becoming more in tune with your finances.

At the same time, companies announced buybacks to the tune of a record $1.1 trillion worth of their own stock.

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melody

melody

/ˈmɛɫədi/
noun
the arrangement or succession of single musical notes in a tune
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Rodgers’s melodies had a distinctly American sound.

They can also recognize twelve distinct tones of music and recreate melodies.

Was it a melody?

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to audition

to audition

/ɑˈdɪʃən/
verb
to give a short performance in order to get a role in a movie, play, show, etc.
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People are like, "Why don't you try and audition?

The Warriors, they were doing so well, I just decided to try out and audition for the team.

This is actually the scene Sierra chose to audition with.

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chord

chord

/ˈkɔɹd/
noun
three or more musical notes that form a harmony when played together
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That handmade touch is striking a chord even in the tech hub of San Francisco.

Although it retains its original harmony, the chord sounds higher, pointing towards enlightenment.

You keep going up with the chord.

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discord

discord

/ˈdɪskɔɹd/
noun
an unusual combination of musical notes that sound strange when played
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The goal is to promote tribalism and sow discord in society.

And chat with us live in the Dropout discord.

To chat with us live in the Dropout discord and get exclusive content like Dimension 20.

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duet

duet

/djuˈɛt/, /duˈɛt/
noun
a piece of music performed by two people
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People can create challenges, they can create duets, th ey can interact, they can engage.

Males and females even make duets of headbone clicks during their complex array of courtship behaviors.

But, Subdesert Mesite females also respond in duets started by males.

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gig

gig

/ˈɡɪɡ/
noun
a live performance by one or more musicians who play jazz or popular music, or by a comedian
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And it's just a really cool consulting gig.

It's supposed to be a series of consulting gigs from the same company.

I would like at least 10 speaking gigs.

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record

record

/ˈɹɛkɝd/, /ɹəˈkɔɹd/, /ɹɪˈkɔɹd/
noun
a round, thin piece of plastic with a hole in the middle, on which music, etc. is recorded
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Weather records said so.

Official records say hail fell that day.

And for the record, he did know I was deaf.

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performance

performance

/pɝˈfɔɹməns/
noun
the act of presenting something such as a play, piece of music, etc. for entertainment
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Reliable performance sells garden tools and pens, but not cereals.

They use film footage of the performance of a past Olympic athlete and display it alongside footage of themselves.

The performance/price ratio and capacity of every type of information technology is doubling about every year.

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musical

musical

/ˈmjuzɪkəɫ/
noun
a film or play with many dancing and singing scenes
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The Princess Theater musicals were different.

Musicals are the gateway drug.

And then this musical started just after they died that shows us when we first started out.

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live

live

/ˈɫaɪv/, /ˈɫɪv/
adjective
receiving a broadcast at the time of happening
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Measuring time became important when people lived in towns and cities.

The animals that farmers raised and the crops they planted depended on where they lived.

Over half of the world's 7 billion people now live in cities.

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to stream

to stream

/ˈstɹim/
verb
to send an audio or video directly over the internet with an uninterrupted flow
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And, you know, now, I stream also.

I don't really know what else to do when I stream.

So I film here, I sleep here, I stream here, I do...

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