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Definition and background:

A group of instrumental musicians who perform music from early music through the modern era. Bands are typically limited to wind and percussion instruments, but can include other instruments including voice. Below are links to the most common types of bands. See also Big Band; Brass Band; Concert Band; Dance Band; Jazz Band; Marching Band; Rock Band; Swing Band; Symphonic Band; Wind Ensemble.

1) A range of frequencies, often identified by the center frequency of the range. 2) One of the selections on a compact disk or DVD. 3) A group of musicians playing together.

For more information on the music term "Band" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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