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Whoo! Music! Made by me! Awesome!

After growing up in a totally unmusical environment I'm still fascinated by being able to produce sequences of sounds which I enjoy listening to...


Jun
21
comment Why is IV-iv-I an effective chord sequence in a major key?
What's the meaning of the "%" sign in this context ("F Fm C %")?
Nov
30
comment Exercises for quickly identifying intervals on the staff
Looks interesting. Only available for Windows, though, which won't work for me.
Nov
18
comment Why do these progressions sound good?
@Raskolnikov: Thanks!
Nov
16
comment Why do these progressions sound good?
@Raskolnikov: I'd like to learn more about this. Any references that you would suggest?
Oct
24
comment References for typesetting music
Wow, great list, thank you! "Behind Bars" does indeed look awesome, but it costs as much as the other three combined.
Jan
3
comment What kind of headphones should be used with a digital piano?
Thanks, Matthew. I'd accept both answers if that was possible :)
Jan
4
comment Is there something like the Köchel catalogue for other composers?
Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out.
Jan
2
comment Is there something like the Köchel catalogue for other composers?
Thanks! The Wikipedia page on music catalogues is a good starting point.
Jan
2
comment Is there something like the Köchel catalogue for other composers?
Thanks. Although I'm looking for a publicly available source this is interesting nevertheless.
Oct
11
comment Exercises for quickly identifying intervals on the staff
I guess that would work fine for identifying the intervals. However, it takes them out of the "flow" of a piece. My problem is rather this: Given a spot in a piece with the fingers on the corresponding keys, recognize the following interval and play the right key. Hence I'd prefer to train several intervals one after the other. But I guess I simply could put more than one interval on each flash card.
Aug
26
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
The upvotes will have to wait until I got enough reputation...
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
Thank you! You're right rhythm is important, too, but further down on my todo-list. Now that I've got 3 answers of similar quality, what's the policy on choosing one as the accepted answer?
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
@KeithS: Thanks, your definitions match those of Wheat Williams pretty closely (probably as close as it gets).
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
While water is indeed compressible, that's not really the point :)
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
Thank you, that's already a good start. Do I understand you correctly that you would use "pitch" to refer to my concept #1? Or does "pitch" for you include the overtones? I know that I won't get totally precise definitions, but my interest is more in understanding all the different concepts, and a clear terminology helps me a great deal.
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
@NReilingh: I would be surprised if it was possible to generate perfect pure sine waves mechanically, since this basically requires to have a mechanical part vibrate with a single frequency.
Aug
24
comment Terminology for sounds and notes
@jtbandes: Could you elaborate, please? I'm guessing you're refering to something like bone conduction, but I'm not sure.