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Pedals

Scope note

Use generally for any of several types of levers, operated by the foot and used on sound devices for a variety of purposes such as to change tuning, operate a bellows, strike a drum head, produce expressive effects, or function as keys in a pedalboard.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000209214

Broader Terms used

<sound device components>

Equivalent Terms used

pedal

Created

12yrs ago

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