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degrees and diplomas

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Music.

Strictly speaking, a degree is a qualification and a diploma is a document certifying that a person is entitled to a qualification. However, in the UK, both words are generally ...

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ear

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Music.

n. the sense organ concerned with hearing and balance (see illustration). Sound waves, transmitted from the outside into the external auditory meatus, cause the eardrum...

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FARRINGTON, Paul (<i>born</i> 1959), freelance vocal coach and consultant, and specialist remedial voice therapist

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 184 words.

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nurse

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Opera.

n. a person trained and experienced in nursing matters and entrusted with the care of the sick and the carrying out of medical and surgical routines. In Britain, student nurses...

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percussion

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Music.

n. the technique of examining part of the body by tapping it with the fingers or an instrument (plessor) and sensing the resultant vibrations. With experience it is possible to...

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wassail

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Music.

A festive occasion that involves drinking. The word is associated particularly with the Christmas season, and occurs in many English Christmas carols. It derives from the Old Norse greeting null...

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