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Synonyms: [anacrusis], [pickup-measure], [pickup-bar]

I don't have the required score in any of these tags to suggest any tag synonyms, but all three seem to be expressing the exact same idea. What do you guys think?
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Duplicated tags 'transpose' and 'transposition'

Are the tags below duplicated? If so, should one of them be removed and/or become a synonym for the other? If not, should we modify the description to highlight the differences? transposition (52 ...
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What's the Synthesis tag?

I'm not an electronic music expert, but I'm confused about synthesis, and how it differs from synthesizer. Is synthesis the process of creating new sounds for a synthesizer? Or something else entirely?...
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Instrument-maintenance tag should be removed/aliased

We have instrument-maintenance and maintenance tags, seemingly serving the same purpose. The latter has the vast majority of usage. I believe the former should be removed, or linked to the latter. ...
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Tags: what is the purpose of “sheet-music”?

As I look over the sheet-music tag, it appears that 90% of these questions aren't about "sheet music" any more than they are about notation, and are already tagged as such. What is the purpose of ...
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Tag synonyms: fingerboard, fretboard

I just created a fingerboard tag for fretless instruments. Should this be a synonym for fretboard – or perhaps the other way around, based on the tag wikis?
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Tag synonyms: Composition and Songwriting.

Tag synonyms: composition and songwriting. Wikipedia said that: A songwriter is an individual who writes songs and can also be called a composer. So I assume that songwriting is similar to ...
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How is the performing tag different from the performance tag?

Recently while tagging, I notice that there is a performance tag and a performing tag. How are they different?
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Tag for fingerstyle bass?

I just asked a couple of questions about fingerstyle bass technique and it wasn't clear which tags to use. There was fingerstyle-guitar and finger-picking, but it wasn't clear what the difference is ...
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Separate tags for Sibelius (composer/software)

Having asked a question about Sibelius 7 software recently, I noticed that the Sibelius tag is used for the composer and the software. Would it be useful to have, for example, "Sibelius (composer)" ...
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New synonym to violin tag: fiddle

Could someone make/suggest fiddle as synonym tag to violin. I don't have enough reputation points and its quite common sense that violin is called fiddle often, and fiddle means violin in what ...
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Practice versus Practice

We need to have a tag for practice which refers to the act of preparation for musical performance (which we already have) and a separate tag for practice which refers to performance practice, which is ...
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Synonym flugel and flugelhorn tags?

Can/should flugel be a synonym of the flugelhorn tag?
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Potentially redundant: construction / lutherie

I think most of the times, these two terms are redundant in music.SE. Perhaps one could make one the synonym of the other. Your opinion? EDIT: I mean, I see many questions on guitar construction, ...
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Is the “exercises” tag necessary?

I've been wondering if exercises is necessary. It and practice are not being used consistently, so if both stay around then they need to be more clearly defined. As I see it, all exercises are ...
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How should we tag questions about whammy bars?

With all the new questions from Guitars, we now have several questions regarding whammy bars. I've been tagging them whammy-bar, but I'm wondering if tremolo-bar or something else might be better. I'...
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Please redirect [tagging] to [tags]

As per Redirect tags to [tags], can we make tagging a synonym of tags to keep things consistent here on Meta?
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Delete the repetoire tag

repetoire is a misspelling of repertoire, and I don't think it should be kept even if it is a synonym.
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Make “singing” tag a synonym of “voice” tag?

Currently there are 4 questions tagged voice and 1 question tagged singing. I think it would make sense to merge them.
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“Violin”/“viola” or “violin-family”?

Viola and violin are close enough instruments that they can be considered the same for most discussions -- so technically, the "violin-family" tag is more accurate than the "violin" tag, but I think ...
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pedagogy vs. teaching tags

pedagogy should almost certainly be a tag on music.SE. teaching already exists, as does learning. Perhaps teaching or pedagogy should be made a synonym of the other? And is there a significant ...