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Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) and Apple Sales Professional (ASP).

Microsoft Windows SBS 2008 (Small Business Server) Network Administrator, supporting Windows 7 clients.

Volunteer business administrator for the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra.

I have also been a technical writer, computer magazine tech journalist, music critic and music journalist, copywriter and publicist, and professional musician.

Languages: English, with some German (Deutsch), Spanish (español), and French (français)


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comment Dull sound of concert guitar
Have you installed a new set of strings?
Apr
5
answered When tuning a guitar, should you always end with tightening the string rather than loosening it?
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comment German in Bach's Cantatas
I would say it "would be like learning to speak and read English by studying the King James translation of the Bible." In fact, a lot of Bach's textual language is reminiscent of Martin Luther's German translation of the Bible, which of course pre-dates Bach by a century and a half.
Apr
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comment German in Bach's Cantatas
I learned a lot of German by studying the lyrics to Romantic-era art song, starting with the lyrics used by Schubert and other composers throughout the 1800s. This involves a much broader vocabulary than church music.
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answered German in Bach's Cantatas
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comment Can I use my Roland Cube 15 guitar amplifier with a digital piano?
Yes, you can connect an acoustic-electric guitar through the Input jack. You will want to select the "Clean" setting rather than the "Lead" setting.
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comment Can I use my Roland Cube 15 guitar amplifier with a digital piano?
OK, @MeaningfulUsername, I understand your correction. I will edit my answer.
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comment How to calculate the size of a xylophone bar according to its pitch
It will depend entirely on the type of material used for the bars, a certain metal alloy or type of wood. And if it is wood, it will vary with the density of the grain of the wood, its age, or its moisture content. I don't think you can easily generalize. You'll certainly end up having to mill or cut blocks and carefully cut them to tune them by hand and by ear.
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Don't close this question. It's legit. My answer explains below.
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