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Aug
19
comment What pitch notation terms are used in Britain?
Scientific pitch notation predates MIDI
Aug
13
comment How has deafness been incorporated in music history (present included)?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is a list question.
Aug
10
comment Is there a term for music composed of everyday sounds?
Although industrial music may incorporate found sounds, both of your example musicians predate the identification of that genre.
Aug
1
comment What is the difference between temperament and intonation?
@user1019696 that's not exactly how I'd say it. One thing is that temperament is about the construction of scales, and that is not reflected in the way you are using the term.
Jul
31
comment Are there any other common names for what I've heard called a “Crossover Guitar”
Like this? zzounds.com/…
Jul
30
comment What is the difference between temperament and intonation?
@user1019696 there are at least two shades of meaning for intonation; the more basic one would be 1:1 -- ie the performer produces the notes of the desired scale. For some instruments (notably voice and unfretted strings) and some styles of musical performance, there is an additional layer of intonation which involves shading notes away from what they'd naively be in a manner that depends on the musical context and the interpretation of the player; this would be 1:many. The link to "expressive intonation" and the final paragraph of @aparente001's answer get at this additional layer.
Jul
30
comment What is the difference between temperament and intonation?
@Some_Guy your comment is a better wording of what I'm trying to get at with this answer.
Jul
30
comment What is the difference between temperament and intonation?
@user1019696 No, intonation implies striving for the desired tone, which is not always a pure harmonic tone.
Jul
30
comment How do I know when it's time to change a tube on my amplifier?
Tubes do not wear out in the manner indicated by your calculations -- it's not like they have a fixed amount of output.
Jul
21
comment Partial Measures with Matching Ending Measure
You could put in an explicit \bar "|."
Jul
6
comment Advice: 'Real' Musical Ability?
@ToddWilcox Dunning Kruger effect: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect
Jul
1
comment How do other magnets affect pickups?
@ToddWilcox reminds me of this youtube.com/watch?v=B6yLPoMWunc -- note the 0:47 mark where he holds the drill body against the strings -- the electric motor inside the drill involves a rapidly spinning magnet, and I don't hear that the pickups are catching it.
Jul
1
comment How do other magnets affect pickups?
@leftaroundabout if you've actually done this, I'd like to hear about the results of what you've done; in particular I'm not sure if readily available magnets are in any way "dangerous" to the amp (or pickup magnets themselves).
Jun
9
comment Compare FM synthesis sound signal to equivalent additive synthesis signal
I suspect that the difference is due to the phases (+/- signs) of the component signals in the additive synthesis -- maybe try summing |a_n|*cos(w_n t), i.e. take the absolute value of the amplitudes.
Jun
6
comment Markdown for music notation fragments
If you are asking about it for this site then this is a meta question (and discussed most recently here meta.music.stackexchange.com/questions/2188/… ); This would be a good question for the main site if you're asking in general about approaches to enable music markup in websites, but, to me, it's not clear from the wording of this question that that is what you are asking about.
Jun
1
comment What attribute of sound will be identical (or close to) for multiple people receiving same input from different locations
What problem are you trying to solve? Is this an XY problem question? meta.stackexchange.com/questions/66377/what-is-the-xy-problem
Jun
1
comment How are keys in the circle of fifths related?
Google will not show me the relevant page via the link provided.
May
25
comment Physics behind why a bugle can play several notes, while a whistle only plays one note
What have you tried? -- e.g. wikipedia has reasonable discussion of whistles, inc. descriptions of the physic.
May
22
comment Singing the words to one song along with the music for another - what is this called?
@KilianFoth -- yes the musicological definition of parody en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parody#Music would seem to be the answer for "what is the name of this"
May
20
comment What is melodic inversion and how to do it?
@dennisdeems yes you are correct; my bad