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Instrument

1. See: Security.

2. Any tool that a government may use to influence the economy. Common instruments include setting prevailing interest rates, raising or lowering taxes, and awarding contracts to the private sector to stimulate demand for goods and services.

3. See: Contract.

instrument

A legal document, such as a check, a security, or a will.

instrument

A written legal document.

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When it started, 'Music Hero' went about its vetting process the logical way, inviting solo instrumentalists to submit videos of their performances, with the most promising entrants getting to perform live on the show.
If the importance and value of the entrenchment of constitutional rights do not only lie in its being a form of "symbolic" public recognition that the protection of rights is the state's duty (and that may be a non-instrumentalist argument)--but also on its being a means to an end (making the citizens freer and enhancing certainty and stability in terms of the extent to which rights are protected), then Harel is actually suggesting a very convincing yet instrumentalist argument for constitutionalism.
It is a lifelong process, and every instrumentalist understands (or at least should) that this process is a long and arduous one.
Madame Jazz chronicles the lives and captures the voices of female instrumentalists, many of whom have been struggling to establish themselves as serious musicians in a musical and cultural arena that is simultaneously attached to its masculinist myths and blithely unaware of the power of the myths and the ways in which they affect employment and promotional decisions.
1480, seem to have come about as the most practical notation for instrumentalists; elbows could get in the way of three or four instrumentalists gathered around a choirbook (but see the five Spanish ministriles clustered around a choirbook in the illustration on p.
Solo horn player Paul Bennett, a relative newcomer to the band, was delighted to pick up the best instrumentalist award.
Previous winners of the Instrumentalist award include Evelyn Glennie, Andrs Schiff, Murray Perahia and Itzhak Perlman.
The reader, the cantor and the instrumentalist are in the back of the sanctuary,'' Goss said.
Accompanied by four instrumentalists and a narrator, Sarukkai performed several illuminating, charming, and witty introductory precis, in words and gestures, of dances she then realized more fully.
At the rehearsal, practicing only one hand of the piano together with the solo line will help the instrumentalist or vocalist hear how individual lines synchronize.
As an instrumentalist, he continues to shine with prodigal talent, as evidenced by his work on a heart-rending cover of the 1977 Wings chestnut "Mull of Kintyre"--on which he's joined by Dallas Smith of MTV-adored rockers Default.
Specific information included: A brief description of the content of the book, journal, website or video, the intended audience (addressing value for the instrumentalist, keyboardist and/or vocalist), the authors' approach and specific techniques (such as physiological and psychological, when relevant), and general research information and bibliography and/or end notes, if included in the book.