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comment Software for typesetting and playing free time music
Similarly, Sibelius has a command for making barlines invisible.
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comment Are these “power chords” in a classical composition?
Parallel 5ths are to be found in classical music wherever classical composers borrowed material from folk music -- just about any kind of folk music from every culture everywhere at any time in history. But in school when you study music theory and composition they teach you that parallel fifths are against the rules and are to be avoided. This is simply because they don't have much harmonic content and don't do much to contribute to a functional chord progression, which is what Western classical music is supposed to be about.
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comment How can a cello soloist practice projecting over orchestra?
The answer to "How to project over an orchestra" depends entirely on which instrument you are playing (or singing). The techniques you would use would be entirely particular to the instrument. That's why I have edited your question.
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answered Harmonizing All Music with the I,IV and V Chords?
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comment Why is one mix of a song by South Central Cartel different than other mixes?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this question does not appear to be about music practice, performance, composition, technique, theory, or history within the scope defined in the help center.
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comment Why are the black keys on some ancient fortepianos now white on modern pianos?
My guess would be that white keyboards became more common after the time of Mozart.
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comment Examples of popular songs with fast chord progression
What do you mean by "pop"? "Top of the charts" could be construed to mean anything in the charts published by Billboard magazine, and those started in 1936. A very large number of jazz songs got to the top of the pop charts from 1936 well into the 1960s. Most jazz songs of the era (such as those based on the "Rhythm Changes") had two to four different chords per measure, and could have dozens of different chords in one song, if you include inversions. So yes, this was the normal situation for songs for several decades before the rock and roll era.
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answered Why are the black keys on some ancient fortepianos now white on modern pianos?
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comment Why the octave number changes between B and C?
Maybe so, but what of it? The system of notation (and church organ keyboards) started with "A" and the Aeolian mode, but eventually "C" and the Ionian mode won out as the most popular starting note and mode. Maybe the Dorian mode was quite popular at some point in the middle, but clearly our system of notating octaves is not based on "D".
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comment Can a symphony be in many keys?
@DarrelHoffman, I disagree strenuously. The questioner wants to learn about actual symphonies, not other kinds of music that the public might misunderstand to be a symphony. To be sure, categorizing things in databases is about adhering to clearly defined and proper nomenclature and definitions of terms. Furthermore Richard Ashcroft, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are perfectly clear on the concept that their song "Bitter Sweet Symphony" is, in fact, a song. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitter_Sweet_Symphony
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comment Can a symphony be in many keys?
@KyleStrand, if you ask the question "Can a symphony have more than one key", the answer is, "Yes, and this structure of more than one key is explained in the concept of sonata form". Understanding sonata form is useful to understanding the answer to the question.
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comment Can a symphony be in many keys?
@KyleStrand, sonata form defines the usual structure for using multiple different keys in different sections of one movement of a symphony.
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comment Can a symphony be in many keys?
@DarrelHoffman, "Bittersweet Symphony" is the title of a song. It is certainly not a symphony in any sense. A symphony is a long-form multi-movement musical composition with specific sections that move through different key relationships and musical structures in a certain defined structure (although the specifics of this structure have evolved over the centuries). I've provided a link to one article on the structure of the symphony in my answer. A song is something altogether different.