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ABC Of Musical Definitions

Just a bit of fun :)

A: Accidental - A wrong note
B: B Natural - Something you try in vain to do on stage
C: Cor Anglais - Cockney
D: Decomposition - A composition that stinks
E: Ethnic Music - Monotonous music, performed in fancy dress
F: Fine - Passable
G: Grand - What most pianos are not
H: Heavy Metal - Harp
I: Inner Rhythms - Hunger pains
J: Jazz - Originally a four-letter word. Still a four-letter word
K: Karaoke - Japanese for "bedlam"
L: Lute - Preferred to a cheque
M: Metronome - Vertically challenged busker on the Paris underground
N: NAAFI - Elephant's graveyard for naff pianos
O: Overture - Chat-up
P: Piped Music - Music indigenous to the Scottish Highlands and Dagenham
Q: Quaver - Stagefright
R: Runs - After effects of a vindaloo
S: Subdominant - Masochist
T: Triad - Booking agency operating from Chinatown
U: Underdamped - A condition common in pub pianos
V: Vibraphone - Sex chat-line
W: Wolf Note - Billet-doux
X: Xmas - Festival invented by Irving Berlin
Y: Yerba Buena - Spanish for "Good Grass"
Z: Zweiunddreissigstel - German for demisemiquaver. The shortest note with the longest name.

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