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  • 101 Chord progression — IV V I progression in C  Play (help· …

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  • 102 Twinkie defense — The phrase Twinkie defense comes from Twinkies, a food product high in sugar. Twinkie defense is a derisive label for an improbable legal defense. It is not a recognized legal defense in jurisprudence, but a catchall term coined by reporters… …

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  • 103 Added tone chord — Suspended chord (sus2) and added tone chord (add9) both with D (ninth=second), distinguished by the absence or presence of the third (E♭).[1] …

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  • 104 Hendrix chord — Hendrix chord, G7♯9: G B D F A♯ (A♯=B♭) …

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  • 105 Schubert's last sonatas — The three piano sonatas numbered 958 through 960 in Deutsch s catalogue of Franz Schubert s complete works, are the composer s last major compositions for the piano, often referred to in short simply as Schubert s last sonatas. They were written… …

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  • 106 Oman — /oh mahn /, n. 1. Sultanate of. Formerly, Muscat and Oman. an independent sultanate in SE Arabia. 2,264,590; ab. 82,800 sq. mi. (212,380 sq. km). Cap.: Muscat. 2. Gulf of, a NW arm of the Arabian Sea, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. * * *… …

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  • 107 human disease — Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a human being that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. health versus disease       Before human disease can be discussed, the meanings of the terms health, physical fitness, illness …

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  • 108 Le Sage's theory of gravitation — is the most common name for the kinetic theory of gravity originally proposed by Nicolas Fatio de Duillier in 1690 and later by Georges Louis Le Sage in 1748. The theory proposed a mechanical explanation for Newton s gravitational force in terms… …

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  • 109 Chromaticism — Chromatic fourth: lament bass bassline in Dm (D C♯ C(♮) B B♭ A) …

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  • 110 Block chord — A block chord is a chord or voicing built directly below the melody either on the strong beats or to create a four part harmonized melody line in locked hands Sudhalter, Richard M. (2001) p.404.] rhythmic unison with the melody, as opposed to… …

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  • 111 Gypsy jazz — (also known as Gypsy Swing ) is an idiom often said to have been started by guitarist Jean Django Reinhardt in the 1930s.[1] Because its origins are largely in France it is often called by the French name, Jazz manouche, or alternatively,… …

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  • 112 Romania — /roh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. a republic in SE Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. 21,399,114; 91,699 sq. mi. (237,500 sq. km). Cap.: Bucharest. Romanian, România /rddaw mu nyah/. * * * Romania Introduction Romania Background: Soviet… …

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  • 113 România — /rddaw mu nyah/; Eng. /roh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. Romanian name of ROMANIA. * * * Romania Introduction Romania Background: Soviet occupation following World War II led to the formation of a Communist peoples republic in 1947 and the… …

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  • 114 colonialism, Western — ▪ politics Introduction       a political economic phenomenon whereby various European nations explored, conquered, settled, and exploited large areas of the world.       The age of modern colonialism began about 1500, following the European… …

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  • 115 digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …

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  • 116 Perfect fifth —  Play (help· …

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  • 117 Convertible — For the currency reference, see convertibility. For the stock trading reference, see convertible security. For the carriage, see Cabriolet (carriage) Jaguar XK c. 2008, with heatable glass rear window and fully automatic cloth top with integral… …

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  • 118 Borrowed chord — For borrowed chord progressions, see Borrowed chord progression. A I chord, C major, followed by a ♭VII chord, B♭ major, borrowed from the parallel minor, C minor. Shown first in C major then minor …

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  • 119 Shred guitar — or shred refers to lead electric guitar playing that relies heavily on fast passages; the act of playing fast passages on an electric guitar is termed ‘shredding’. While one critic argues that shred guitar is associated with ... sweep picked… …

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  • 120 Rural society in the People's Republic of China — occupies more than a half of China s population and has a varied range in terms of standard of living and life patterns. In southern and coastal China, rural areas have seen increased development and are, in some areas, beginning to catch up… …

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