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in the grammar of certain languages (e.g., Russian), the casecase,
in language, one of the several possible forms of a given noun, pronoun, or adjective that indicates its grammatical function (see inflection); in inflected languages it is usually indicated by a series of suffixes attached to a stem, as in Latin amicus,
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 referring to means or instrument. The Latin ablativeablative
[Lat.,=carrying off], in Latin grammar, the case used in a number of circumstances, particularly with certain prepositions and in locating place or time. The term is also used in the grammar of some languages (e.g., Sanskrit, Finnish) for a case of separation, e.g.
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 may in some instances be termed instrumental.


a piece of music composed for instruments rather than for voices
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Specifically, the instrumental music that we find listed here consists partly of dance suites designated in this case "ballettae" and composed by the Knight of the Cross Frantisek Ludvik Poppe and the Minorite Ferdinand Bernard Artophaeus, among others.
Through partnerships with affiliates and advocates, as well as corporate and national sponsors, VH1 Save the Music conducts awareness campaigns, musical instrument drives, and fundraising events in conjunction with public schools to restore instrumental music programs.
The band produces tracks of instrumental music that's easily identifiable as metal, with all the aggression and hallmark runs and stylings, but which take on a jazz structure, rolling as though improvised, changing time signatures and tone on a dime.
In addition to this, Pakistani musicians also performed instrumental music including flutes, sitar, rubab, violin and dhole mesmerized the audience with popular folk tunes.
Since 2009, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation has given instrumental music education grants to 35 schools in 30 counties throughout West Virginia.
The authors also once co-taught a seminar on Schubert's instrumental music at Oxford and express gratitude to each other in their acknowledgements.
14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in our nation's public schools, announced their 2013 Ambassador class this week with an innovative social media campaign entitled "Pass the Note" kicked off by Mariah Carey and a traditional announcement by Andy Grammer on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live
The ensemble has been formed to explore the instrumental music of the 17th century, a period when there was so much experimental music, and, musically, anything seemed possible
On this fascinating release the crack group Fretwork brings a resourceful range of colour, attack and articulation to their accounts of the instrumental music of two lesser-known composers whose lives spanned the change from the Tudor to Stuart dynasties, Martin Peerson and John Milton (father of the great poet).
The instrumental music of Iannis Xenakis; theory, practice, self-borrowing.

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