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Unpitched percussion instrument

An unpitched percussion instrument is a percussion instrument played in such a way as to produce sounds of indeterminate pitch, or an instrument normally played in this fashion. Unpitched percussion is typically used to maintain a rhythm or to pr ...

Yoke lutes

Yoke lutes, commonly called lyres, are a class of string instruments, subfamily of lutes, indicated with the code 321.2 in the Hornbostel–Sachs classification.

Split stroke

The split stroke is a style of playing the ukulele which is peculiar to the George Formby style of playing. It is a syncopated rhythm where the player will strike all of the strings, and then on the return, catch the first string, and then before ...

Rosy sedge

Carex rosea, the rosy sedge, is a flowering plant and part of the family Cyperaceae. Synonyms for Carex rosea include Carex concoluta, and Carex flaccidula. It is native to central and eastern North America and it exists in wet to dry soils. Care ...

Redbud

Cercis is a genus of about 10 species in the subfamily Cercidoideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to warm temperate regions. It contains small deciduous trees or large shrubs commonly known as redbuds. They are characterised by simple, round ...

Roughstem rosinweed

Silphium radula, commonly known as roughstem rosinweed, is a species of flowering plant in the aster family. It is native North America, where it is found in the South Central region of the United States. Its natural habitat is prairies over sand ...

Piano Duets: Live in Berlin 93/94

The performances are by pianists Aki Takase and Alexander von Schlippenbach, who also produced the album. The first three tracks on the album were recorded at the Gethsemane-Kirche in Berlin, on 13 March 1993. The other tracks were recorded at De ...

So Long, Eric!

Free jazz pioneer Eric Dolphy died in Berlin in 1964. Pianists Aki Takase and Alexander von Schlippenbach organised a Berlin music festival in 2014 to celebrate Dolphys music.

Round-leaf cassia

Chamaecrista rotundifolia, round-leaf cassia, also known as pasto rastiero, roundleaf sensitive pea, and Wynn cassia, is a short-lived perennial or self-generating annual plant in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the family Fabaceae. It originat ...

Robins wattle

Acacia robiniae is a shrub of the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae. It is native to an area in the Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance regions of Western Australia. The pungent shrub typically grows to a height of 0.3 to 0.7 metres ...

Redflower birds-foot trefoil

Acmispon rubriflorus, synonym Lotus rubriflorus, is a species of legume endemic to California. It is known by the common name red-flowered birds-foot trefoil. It is known from only four occurrences with a disjunct distribution. There are two occu ...

Black, Rock and Ron

Black, Rock and Ron was an American male rap trio from Hollis, Queens, composed of Lord Black, The Ruler Master Rock, and Ron Scratch. Their album "Stop the World" was released on the Supreme record label and entered the UK album charts on 22 Apr ...

The Crew Chiefs

The Crew Chiefs were a vocal group popular in the 1940s, known for accompanying Tex Beneke, Glenn Miller, and Ray McKinley. Member Artie Malvin co-wrote the song "Im Headin For California" with Glenn Miller in 1944.

The Golddiggers

The Golddiggers was a female singing and dancing troupe that performed in the style of Las Vegas showgirls. The group was formed in 1968, dissolved in 1992, and reorganized in 2007, and has numbered between four and 13 members over various time p ...

The Johnson Family Singers

The Johnson Family Singers, a popular singing family during the decade of the 1940s, was probably the best-known family singing group during the "golden days of radio." This original family of singers consisted of the father Jesse, the mother Lyd ...

Kings Jesters

The Kings Jesters began as a comic vocal trio that also played instruments along with an accompanist. They were John Ravencroft - sax and clarinet, Francis "Fritz" Bastow - banjo and guitar, George Howard - drums and vibraphone, along with Ray Mc ...

The Love Generation

The Love Generation was founded by brothers John Bahler and Tom Bahler. The group was active from 1967 to 1969. John and Tom were vocalists in the Imperial Records stable; they were part of the Ron Hicklin Singers. Two of the songs from The Love ...

The Mello-Kings

The Mello-Kings were an American doo-wop group, who became popular in the late 1950s with their song, "Tonite Tonite". The group consisted of brothers Jerry and Bob Scholl, Eddie Quinn, Neil Arena and Larry Esposito. The quintet was formed in 195 ...

The Spellbinders

The Spellbinders were a New Jersey-based soul group comprising Bobby Shivers, Elouise Pennington, Dee Grant, Jimmy Wright and McArthur Munford. Best known for their recordings with Van McCoy, Ken Williams and David Kapralik, The Spellbinders had ...

The Tune Weavers

The Tune Weavers were an American vocal group formed in 1957. They had a US top ten hit in 1957 with "Happy, Happy Birthday Baby". After first splitting up in 1962, the group has continued to perform with two original members.

Will Mastin Trio

The Will Mastin Trio was a troupe of dancers and singers formed by Will Mastin, Sammy Davis Sr., and Sammy Davis Jr. The original members were Sammy Davis Sr., Howard M. Colbert Jr., and Will Mastin, although Sammy Davis Jr. would join them on st ...

Cliff Adams Singers

The Cliff Adams Singers were a British male/female vocal group, known for ballads and novelty songs, and especially their regular performances on BBC Radio from the 1950s onwards. The ensemble was established in 1954 by Cliff Adams.

The Johnston Brothers

The Johnston Brothers were a vocal group who had a No. 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart in 1955 with their cover version of "Hernandos Hideaway". The group was formed by Johnny Johnston. He had formed a music publishing company, Michael Reine Music, ...

Robust starwort

Pseudostellaria oxyphylla, the robust starwort or Robinsons starwort, is a rare plant species endemic to Idaho, known only from Kootenai and Shoshone Counties. It grows along streambanks in conifer forests at elevations of 800–900 m. Pseudostella ...

Umbrellas (band)

The indie rock band Umbrellas was formed in 2005 by former The Lyndsay Diaries frontman, Scott Windsor. After they fulfilled their contract with The Militia Group, freeing them up to record and release their Beach Front Property EP in June 2007. ...

Countless Hours Making Waves

Countless Hours Making Waves is the debut EP by British rock / post-hardcore band Days in December. The EP was released on 19 July 2004. Three of the bandmembers from Days in December went on to form the band New Device in 2007.

Rigid ryegrass

Lolium rigidum is a species of annual grass. Common names by which it is known include annual ryegrass, a name also given to Italian ryegrass, rigid ryegrass, stiff darnel, Swiss ryegrass and Wimmera ryegrass. It is a native of southern Europe, n ...

Rosegold pussy willow

Salix gracilistyla is a species of willow native to Japan, Korea and China known in English as rose-gold pussy willow. It is a deciduous shrub that reaches a height of 1–6 m.

Reign of Darkness

"Its All Over" - 03:42 "Untold Dreams" - 04:49 "Deep Within" - 04:45 "Victim of the Night" - 05:18 "Ghost of the Devil" - 03:33 "Taken Away" - 04:08 "Solitary Rain" - 05:15 "Somewhere" - 04:35 "Sinister Love" - 04:00 "Over-Underture" - 02:27 "One ...

Angry Salad

Before their major label deal, they had 1 full-length CD Bizarre Gardening Accident and 1 EP The Guinea Pig EP. Angry Salad had an enthusiastic New England following and filled local venues to capacity. They were known for their extensive crowd i ...

Attica (band)

Attica is a thrash band who consisted of past Nirvana drummer Aaron Burckhard a.k.a. "Boo Boo", guitarist Jim Lingnau a.k.a. "Liggy", and Gary Kohler a.k.a. "The Gimp". Formed around 1988, they played mostly keggers and local Grays Harbor area sh ...

Crush (American band)

Crush was an alternative rock band with East West Records from 1991 to 1993. Original members included singer-songwriter Michael Bramon, guitarist-songwriter John Valentine Carruthers, drummer-songwriter Paul Ferguson, and bassist/backing vocalis ...

Deadweight (band)

Deadweight was an alternative rock trio from San Francisco, California. Members included Ben Barnes, Sam Bass and Paulo Baldi. Deadweight began as a duo of Barnes and Bass who were graduates of San Francisco Conservatory of Music later joined by ...

Deconstruction (band)

Deconstruction was a band formed by former Janes Addiction members, guitarist Dave Navarro and bassist Eric Avery. Originally their former Janes Addiction bandmate drummer Stephen Perkins was slated to be Deconstructions drummer but instead joine ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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