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Aug
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comment Kahler vs Floyd Rose
Don't they ask and answer that very question in the video? 2:05
Aug
13
comment What are the practical reasons for still having transposing instruments?
@Yarin Thats both a bit of a joke and an advanced theory concept. "Cash register" is a pun on the concept that there is a register of the instrument, and proficiency in playing in that register is what professionals use to make their $$$. A 'partial' is a member of the harmonic series inherent in any brass instrument, which exists relative to the key of the instrument.
Aug
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comment Is there a term that describes straight 8ths / 16ths vs swing?
@NoelWalters I'll bet 'probation' was an autocorrect typo--I edited.
Aug
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revised Is there a term that describes straight 8ths / 16ths vs swing?
fixed typos
Jul
29
answered How to setup Ivory ii for a live performance?
Jul
28
comment C Melody Saxophone
Thanks for editing -- that's better.
Jul
28
comment C Melody Saxophone
Hi Jacob, This question seems to be more about transposing instruments than it is about the C melody sax specifically. Have you seen this question? music.stackexchange.com/questions/7225/… It goes into this topic in detail. Let me know if that's what you were looking for, and I'll close this as a duplicate.
Jul
20
comment Collective word for sharps and flats in the key signature
@11684 It's ultimately up to the editor's style decision, though. I hear you, but "requires" isn't accurate since no one interpreting a score is going to treat a new key signature as anything other than superseding the old one.
Jul
9
answered How to transcribe the impossible?
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Jun
12
comment who were the first known people to play a reed instrument
Whatever dudes; 42,000-year-old bone flutes from the upper Paleolithic are freaking cool and worth talking about. Gimme dem downvotes
Jun
12
comment who were the first known people to play a reed instrument
@guidot I wasn't talking about the pan flute at all -- from a physical perspective, the flute is considered a reed instrument (by the professionals that play it, at least) because it requires splitting an airstream with a sharp edge. Strictly speaking it's not in the Hornbostel-Sachs 422 classification, but the physical mechanism is fundamentally the same.
Jun
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answered who were the first known people to play a reed instrument
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Jun
2
comment Whole bar rest in 6/8 time?
@Paul That's not quite correct -- multi-bar rests are a thing, but they will have a different symbol, not a semibreve. Also Tim, any time signature (including 4/2, or 6/2, or 8/2) can use a semibreve in the middle of the bar to indicate a full bar rest.
Jun
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reviewed Approve Software that allows playing in different temperaments
Jun
1
reviewed Reject English Horn Etymology
May
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reviewed No Action Needed Home recording!