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1answer
32 views

Simplified notation for two-note tremolo

Does first and second bar mean the same thing?
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27 views

Can I play guitar if I know how to hum?

I know this sounds crazy. I did find videos guiding you to fingerpick given you know how to to hum. Should I first remember how each string sounds at each fret?
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0answers
7 views

Am I in the wrong track of learning to play guitar? [on hold]

I don't really know tabs, all I learn from is YouTube video, where they teach you step by step. Am I supposed to start by learning chords and how to read tabs?
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0answers
15 views

What woodwind instrument in the picture (II)? [on hold]

Recorder? Irish Whistle? Seems like a Recorder because usually Irish Whistle made out of dark wood.
2
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1answer
28 views

What is the difference between temperament and intonation?

We talk of equal temperament but just intonation. From wikipedia, tempering is described as "the process of altering the size of an interval by making it narrower or wider than pure." where ...
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1answer
15 views

What woodwind instrument in the picture? [on hold]

Does anyone know what woodwind instrument is in the picture? Edited: Adding picture
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24 views

Term & abbreviation for number of tones or notes per octave - independent of temperament or intonation

In the context of characterizing a completely arbitrary instrument or piece of world music, when trying to describe the number of notes or tones per octave we tend quickly to get grounded in notions ...
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2answers
46 views

Should I get an acoustic piano? [on hold]

About nine months ago I got a digital keyboard for my birthday. I was thrilled, practiced for hours upon hours, and I'm now at a somewhat advanced level. I'm wondering if I should get an accoustic. ...
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1answer
23 views

Getting a good sound from a 5 string violin

A while back I bought a violin with five strings, i.e. there in an extra low C on it. However, as the body of the violin is the same size as that of a normal violin, so whenever I play on the C-string ...
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2answers
44 views

What finger is used to hit a piano keys?

I just recently started watching Online Piano and Violin Tutorials on Youtube. In one of her lessons, she said using the right hand, you should play a C scale by 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. My question ...
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1answer
26 views

Put a monitor on top my amp

I'm currently making an home studio, I don't have all that much space and I want everything as efficient as possible. I was wondering that if i put my "sansui au 3900" in the middle of my desk and ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Prokofiev's Chamber Music, Quintet Opus 39, Analysis [on hold]

I will analyze the score but am a performer by trade. I want the outcome of my writings based on the analysis to be accessible to other performers and not only to musicologist, which I find the be so ...
1
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1answer
18 views

How to setup Ivory ii for a live performance?

I am a keyboard player in a traditional music duo. Our act travels all year round and instead of bringing a 88 key fully weighted keyboard on the plane, we usually have it backlined. The problem is ...
2
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0answers
30 views

How can I create custom drum beats in GarageBand?

GarageBand's main solution for adding drums and rhythm to songs appears to be through pre-made drum loops and the new session drummers. I desire more customizability with the beats I add to my songs. ...
1
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2answers
58 views

What does “7/8 3/4 13/16 alternating bar groove” mean?

On Twitter this morning I saw someone challenge the electronic musician Deadmau5 in this fashion: @deadmau5 challenge: 7/8 3/4 13/16 alternating bar groove. Must be listenable. He produced this ...
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0answers
29 views

Understanding MIDI Files

Inverse of this question: Transcribing a Standard MIDI File to sheet music How does one actually make an MIDI file work, as in, what determines the octave and the length of each note? My main ...
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0answers
34 views

Guitar Delay effects for my guitar playing [on hold]

I'm planning to buy a Delay effects for my guitar playing. But I don't know what to get. I was looking at Boss' DD3 or Digitech's. I would like to get the sound/tone of Eric Johnson or Jack Thammarat ...
2
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1answer
35 views

C Melody Saxophone

The C melody was part of the series of saxophones pitched in C and F intended by the instrument's inventor, Adolphe Sax, for orchestral use. Since 1930, only saxophones in the key of B♭ and E♭ ...
1
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0answers
59 views

UNUSUAL problem with ring finger [on hold]

I have an unusual problem with ring finger. I've read all about the weakness in ring finger and pinky, and similar things, but I really don't think that's my problem. I've been trying to make it ...
1
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1answer
83 views

What key fits with the chords Em7, F#m7, and B7#5?

I'm trying to find some good places to start an electric guitar solo for the song Cosmic Girl by Jamiroquai . The solo will go over the verse progression. The verse progression seems to be some sort ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Basic Guitar Downstrokes and Upstrokes

How does one know how many downstrokes and upstrokes are needed to play a song. For examples: If I want to play Bryan Adams' "Everyting I Do", how do I know how money downstrokes and upstrokes in what ...
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4answers
69 views

Does a time signature imply accents?

Does a time signature imply accents by default? For example, in 4/4 time should I accent every quarter beat? Should I accent the first beat of each bar? If yes, how should I notate a piece where ...
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0answers
15 views

The enchanted castle Ede Poldini [on hold]

Hi can anyone tell me what form the above piece of music is in. It's from series 15 grade 3 ameb piano. Cheers
0
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0answers
45 views

Questions about Scales [on hold]

What are scales? What purpose do they serve in music? How many scales are there? Are they important to learn?
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2answers
41 views

Extended chords in keys

I understand the most popular & first-learnt chords & how to associate them with the keys they belong to. I'm looking at other chord types now such as Am6. I believe that Am6 can only go ...
1
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1answer
49 views

Extend lower range

I'm 14 years old my vocal range is it may sound crazy for 14 year old but B1 to about C5 I would like to extend my lower range can anyone help?
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0answers
27 views

Synth question about making a synth with Massive/Serum [on hold]

yo, I make music and am working on a track rn. I had a cool idea on a synth that would make such a sound(a t sound): http://www96.zippyshare.com/v/knuPUXza/file.html It would be cool if you'd help me ...
2
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1answer
22 views

Which way do I tilt the bow hair?

I've been playing the viola for quite a few years. Recently I got a 16.5" viola and noticed that it was harder not to get a scratchy tone, especially on the A string. I noticed that tilting the bow ...
4
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1answer
42 views

What is filter automation?

I know what the effect of a filter on the sound of a synthesizer is, but I don't get wat the difference is between using a filter and filter automation.
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2answers
54 views

Electric Guitar - Metronome - How to play 16th notes

I have recently started practing with a metronome. So far i have kinda nailed quarter and 8th notes but i am having a problem with 16th notes. It appears that i cannot count the beats of the ...
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0answers
20 views

Musical sound produced from pure electrical circuits [on hold]

Is there any musical instrument which produces sounds from pure electrical circuits? Wherein there is no pre-recorded sounds from other instruments...
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0answers
10 views

Modifying MuseScore files to obtain stacked guitar chords

Currently, MuseScore guitar chords appear on the side of the chord. Here is an example of capo 3: Many leadsheets, however, take the guitar chord stacked on top of the original chord, like here: ...
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1answer
27 views

down stroke and upstroke of guitar [on hold]

I want to know that every song its down stroke and upstroke or else the one method(down stroke and upstroke) for plying all songs? how money mix down stroke and upstroke there are?
2
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1answer
38 views

What is a hypermeter?

I understand both the terms polymeter and polyrhythm, but when songs from bands such as Meshuggah are discussed the term 'hypermeter' keeps popping up. Can someone please explain?
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0answers
23 views

How to create guitar tabs with similar notation to Japanese Band Scores?

In Japan, so called バンドスコア (Band Scores) are widely available, showing multiple parts for vocals, guitar, bass and drums. An example can be found in the image on this question. As you can see in this ...
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2answers
66 views

Score analysis: Beethoven - Menuetto IV in F major (WoO9) at measure 4

I'm new to music and I'm trying to learn analysis, my question is, what chord is represented in the last bar of this excerpt? It has C in bass, so it could be a dominant chord, but rest of the notes ...
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0answers
31 views

What constitutes melody? [on hold]

This time I'm wondering about melody. I'm wondering what people's opinions are on what constitutes melody? As so many sources of information suggest, I'm under the impression that melody refers to the ...
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2answers
27 views

Do mixers support 6.5mm mics?

I an new to recording world. I jut want to know is does mixers support 1/4inch mics for recording. Or XLR mics with XLR to 1/4inch converter cable?
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3answers
473 views

Why isn't there a key signature with F flat?

I think the title asks the question. There are key signatures with Ab, Bb, Cb, Db, Eb and Gb. But no Fb. There's probably no practical reason for my question. I'm just curious.
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3answers
43 views

What is the difference between (guitar) articulation and dynamics, and how do they relate?

I have been looking into articulation and dynamics over the past week, primarily focused on guitar (but I'm sure any learning musician can benefit from this regardless of your instrument). I believe I ...
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1answer
29 views

Stretching for this right hand piano chord: B3 D4 G4 B4

I've got this G chord in a piece I'm trying to play but stretching for it is difficult. I'm fingering this 1/2/4/5, but it's still quite a stretch. Is this a pretty common shape that I should be ...
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1answer
21 views

Tuning type setting on Yamaha CP5?

I would like to change the tuning type on a Yamaha CP5. I could not find anything relevant in the manual, surprisingly, since cheaper models (like P-140) routinely have this setting. There is a thread ...
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0answers
34 views

Beginner's Question [on hold]

I wish to learn about music from the beginning like the history of music, the science of sound and how we have evolved and progressed in music. Please provide Resources which teach from Beginner to ...
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2answers
59 views

How to play guitar and sing at the same time?

I would like to sing while playing the guitar, but do not know how to keep with the rhythm. How many strums are needed before someone must sing? I am confused, how i can try it?
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0answers
43 views

When do I know I can move to another scale? [on hold]

I practice scales a lot but I don't know when to move to another new scale, I mean when do you know you're finished with a scale? When you can visualise it in 12 keys and know the chords in each key, ...
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1answer
90 views

What do the numbers on a guitar tab mean?

Are the numbers on the strings of guitar on the tab to be applied for fret strings and the chords at the same time? For example how I read this tab and to know G chord at the first bar: G ...
0
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2answers
46 views

Writing a melody tips [duplicate]

I have posted before about improvisation but may be jumping ahead of myself, I am familiar with basic music theory and have knowledge of major/minor scales and chords. I am interested in composition ...
1
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1answer
86 views

Why is the snare always on the 3rd beat? [closed]

In the music I listen to (normally Future Bass, Glitch Hop and other genres like such), the snare is what keeps the music from getting unstable, it seems. All of the music has a snare smack dab on the ...
0
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2answers
43 views

Help Please. I'm in need of some assistance in my singing [closed]

I really really want to get into singing. I've always been very interested in singing but I've never thought that I had a singing voice at all because of my deep voice but it turns out that I have a ...
3
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2answers
78 views

How to use power chords with pentatonic scale? [closed]

For example, which power chords can be used over C minor pentatonic scale?

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