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Oct
22
comment musical analysis
In addition to specific analysis being off-topic here, this isn't really a question. We are a Q&A site, not people to find external resources for you.
Oct
19
comment Assigning a numerical value of clarity
Are you speaking of a universal measure? That's not really possible. But if you were comparing a sample to a recording of that sample being played in a particular environment I'm sure there are a number of useful metrics.
Oct
5
comment The major scale - why and how?
This doesn't quite work. The Major scale contains more dissonant intervals than 6:5 but not 6:5 itself, for example (e.g., C Major does not contain E flat).
Oct
5
comment What is the theory behind scales?
It looks like you've made multiple unregistered accounts. If you intend to keep participating, I'd suggest registering one of them and then having them merged via music.stackexchange.com/contact
Sep
29
comment Why do notes have multiple names?
I'm not sure this really answers the question. It's mostly an aside until you say the answer is beyond the scope of the question. At minimum I think you should show when A# is useful.
Sep
14
comment What's the purpose of a sound post?
I'm a little confused by the last part. If the sound post is transmitting the vibrations, then the bottom will be in phase with the top (well, it will be off by the time it takes to propagate through the post, but close enough). In the absence of a sound post I could see the air movement causing the phases to be opposite ... but not both. Maybe something to do with the post being off-center, but intuitively I am not sure how the interior volume could change with that setup.
Sep
10
comment Why are the chords C-E-G and G-C-E both considered C Maj?
Relevant: music.stackexchange.com/a/7381/28
Aug
28
comment Why do Major keys contain minor chords?
@user3328660 And a chord is any set of two or more notes played together. A chord is "within" or "part of" a key when it is composed of notes originating from that key. Major keys and Major chords are not strictly related concepts, nothing about Major keys means they can't have minor chords.
Aug
2
comment Please tell me! Which scale this artist uses ? [Phrygian dominant scale , Melodic Minor, Arabian Scale or What else ?]
I've cleaned up the comments here slightly; please take any discussion of the validity of this closure to Meta. Alter, I know that there are music forums that could be helpful with this sort of question; unfortunately I am not active in any so I can't provide you with a specific link. Stack Exchange can sometimes be a frustrating format when you have a question that doesn't quite fit in the guidelines, but also very rewarding when you have the specific type of question we look for.
Jul
31
comment Custom xylophone sticks?
Hmm. Stale marshmallows on a stick? Or wrap cotton balls with electrical tape? Basically I'm thinking soft, but not too much so. Oh -- and is it wood or metal? In the former case my suggestions may be no good.
Jul
30
comment How to identify complex time signatures?
I have cleaned up the comments here; please take it to Meta. It is disappointing to see active users yet again decide to flood a new user's posts with over-the-top arguments and accusations, when they know perfectly well that this is not the place for it. Fat Joe, welcome to the site, and my apologies for the comment storm.
Jul
8
comment Besides a turntable, what equipment do I need to listen to vinyl records?
@slim I have reverted your edit. Ideally we'd want a question that is so very different to be asked separately. It might be OK as an edit, but it requires buy-in from the OP first. IMO this question has gone too far down the one road and asking another question would be a better idea.
Jul
7
comment Should I provide the mic for another band's accordionist? We we'll play on the same gig.
All of you should know that comments are not the place for extended discussion. Please take it to chat in the future.
May
28
comment Why does plucked and bowed string of violin produces slightly different pitches?
@CarlWitthoft That's not a tuning method ... it's not relevant here given that a vibrating string is sinusoidal.
May
27
comment Why does plucked and bowed string of violin produces slightly different pitches?
The tuner doesn't use a method, you do (plucking or bowing). See if the tuner will pick up the fact that the plucked string gets more flat after a moment -- if you're going by its initial reading that might explain the discrepancy.
May
27
comment Why does plucked and bowed string of violin produces slightly different pitches?
This could be related to intonation, similar to how tuning a guitar by fourths will not be as accurate as tuning by the 5th/7th fret harmonics. Also note that a plucked note is more sharp on the initial attack and will decay down to the "real" frequency.
May
23
comment Pursuing a career in music
I'm sorry, but unbounded lists and story-sharing are off-topic on Stack Exchange. We need more specific, less chart questions.
May
21
comment Dyslexia and sheet music
Thanks for clarifying :)
May
21
comment Dyslexia and sheet music
Just to confirm, are you struggling with resolving the order of the notes? Learning to read sheet music can be quite difficult for anyone, especially and adult, so it may not be the case that you are having particular difficulty.
May
21
comment How do many keyboard players sound different in each song?
This is sort of like asking how to make spiced chicken taste different. Yes, different spices are different. I don't think it's much of a question.