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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.


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


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According to recently published report of TechSci Research, “India Western Musical Instruments Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2017,” the Indian western musical instruments market is anticipated to cross INR 542 Crore by the year 2017.
The goal of the Musical Instrument Museum is to illuminate what is unique about cultures and also what is shared and universal," said Ulrich, who is also chairman of the museum's board.
2 : a portable electronic musical instrument with a row of keys like that of a piano
Rapheal Marak, one traditional musical instrument maker, here is trying to prevent extinction of this legacy with bamboo made musical instruments.
Owen Dutton says learning a musical instrument or how to sing and then joining a band is a big confidence boost for children in foster care or children's homes.
Soft materials tend to absorb sound, which you wouldn't want for a musical instrument.
Any student of Asian music should not be without SOUNDS OF THE SILK ROAD: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF ASIA: it's the first to provide a detailed survey of the history of musical instrument development throughout Asia, drawing on the MFA's collection of Asian instruments as a foundation for examining some fifty key instruments.
To be sure, only an extremely small percentage of certified land's trees goes to the "green" musical instrument industry.
4 Legislation creating the National Museum of Music was passed in 1993; the formal transfer of the musical instrument collection from the Conservatoire took place in 1995.
Believing musical collections - and musical instrument collections (which are listed in Clifford Bevan's Musical instrument collections in the British Isles, 1990) in particular - to be important but neglected members of the UK museum community, the MGC commissioned a preliminary assessment of their concerns together with recommendations, which echo many of those voiced by the International Committee for Musical Instrument Collections of the International Council of Museums [CIMCIM].
7 percent of musical instrument purchases, followed by Japan at 15.
The flute, one of six unearthed in a prehistoric Chinese village, is the earliest known complete, playable musical instrument, a research group reports.