musical performance

Definitions of musical performance
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n the act of performing music

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playing
the act of playing a musical instrument
jam session
an impromptu jazz concert
singing, vocalizing
the act of singing vocal music
bowing
managing the bow in playing a stringed instrument
piping
playing a pipe or the bagpipes
stopping
the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
transposition
(music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards
a capella singing, a cappella singing
singing without instrumental accompaniment
bel canto
a style of operatic singing
coloratura
singing with florid ornamentation
caroling
singing joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
crooning
the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner
crooning
singing in a soft low tone
scat, scat singing
singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
harmonisation, harmonization
singing in harmony
humming
the act of singing with closed lips
chanting, intonation
the act of singing in a monotonous tone
intonation
singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
karaoke
singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)
part-singing
singing with three or more voice parts
hymnody, psalmody
the act of singing psalms or hymns
singalong, singsong
informal group singing of popular songs
solfege, solfeggio
a voice exercise; singing scales or runs to the same syllable
solfege, solfeggio, solmization
singing using solfa syllables to denote the notes of the scale of C major
yodeling
singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
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performance
the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
performing arts
arts or skills that require public performance

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