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date: 25 February 2020

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[wah-wah]

An onomatopoeic term derived from the sound created by the regular boost and cut of treble frequencies. It is applied to devices which produce this effect, notably the Harmon mute for the trumpet and trombone (see Mute), and to a signal processor unit, generally operated by means of a foot pedal (...

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