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Feb
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accepted What's the Italian musical term for “in minuet steps”?
Feb
6
comment What's the Italian musical term for “in minuet steps”?
Interesting… maybe it's a national peculiarity then. In Hungary, almost everyone calls this kind of articulation a "minuet step". Go figure.
Feb
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asked What's the Italian musical term for “in minuet steps”?
Jan
11
comment Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
@Patrx2 (By the way, the sheet I'm writing is probably going to be used by a semi-professional choir, so there's no need to superficially ease readability by not using double flats.)
Jan
11
comment Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
@Patrx2 "My point was that different contexts might lead to different choices" – exactly. That's the main reason I've asked this question :)
Jan
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comment Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
@Patrx2 Actually, I ended up following your more rigorous advice, and I've written C♭ and E♭♭.
Jan
7
comment Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
This sounds reasonable. Thanks!
Jan
7
accepted Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
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Jan
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revised Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
I don't fear that tone
Jan
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asked Which enharmonic to use when writing down a sequence of chords
Jul
4
comment If Für Elise is in Am why there is a D# in it?
Yes, it's in A minor. Just check the beginning and the end of the piece. It's very obvious that it's in A minor. The fact that there are other notes does not change the key. It's not even a tonal excursion, let alone modulation. (In fact, it's very common to use the sharp fourth in minor keys. It's a good tool to make certain parts sound more "exciting", so to say.)
Aug
11
comment Cziffra's cadenza in Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
I'm sorry, I may have been misleading with the wording. I am playing this on the piano. I've also found the PDF you linked to, and the original cadenza is not what Cziffra plays. If you listen to it, you will hear that the last part of the last bar is not a simple scale, but it goes up, down, up, down, and then up again.
Aug
10
asked Cziffra's cadenza in Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
Oct
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awarded  Scholar
Oct
14
accepted Original underlying melodies of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies
Oct
14
comment Original underlying melodies of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies
Thanks! I'll have a look at Bartók's book. As for the transposition, I'm Hungarian and I'm pretty comfortable with writing down folk tunes.
Oct
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Oct
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asked Original underlying melodies of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies
Aug
8
answered Will a 61-key keyboard severely restrict my piano repertoire?