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comment Is to possible to translate any time signature to any time signature?
Your last examples can't sound the same - there's a different number of dots.
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comment How can I set up an acoustic guitar?
On an acoustic guitar there are not many parameters. Neck relief/action is usually about it. The saddle height and intonation on a normal acoustic is set, but if one is experienced, one can fettle these. Sounds like you don't know what you're doing, so it's safer to get a luthier in. If it's a good guitar, it may otherwise end up on the scrapheap. If that's a risk you're willing to take...
2d
comment How to write very high/low notes in G/F clef?
15 rather than 16! va for up, vb for down.
2d
comment Why do people sometimes write notes as E♯ or C♭?
However, on a keyboard, Bbb LOOKS and SOUNDS the same as A. It's more in the written music and the naming that's important. True about instruments which can play notes 'in the cracks'.
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comment How to know which is a suitable octave?
Also, in some music, an 8 is written at the beginning. Above the clef for an octave higher, below for an octave lower. Sometimes written as 8vb. Guitar music should be written as such, because guitars play an octave lower than the written pitch.
Apr
27
comment Convincing colleague that playing to a metronome is a good thing?
@guidot - enlightening, thank you.
Apr
27
comment Convincing colleague that playing to a metronome is a good thing?
Please let me know which bit caused the downvote. I don't mind being downvoted, but it makes sense for the downvoter to give a reason, otherwise it's pretty pointless.
Apr
27
comment How can I prevent clipping when using a microphone with a tube amp into a PA?
The sound guys' job is to reproduce your sound exactly through the p.a. That's it - unless you ask for anything different. If your sound is already clipping, that's what the p.a. has to emulate. If it's clipping again, the main reason is the gain on that mic is too high. For a lot of folks, distortion = too loud. Used to be true, 60 yrs ago...
Apr
26
comment Arpeggio sequences
@JenniYael - it depends what key you're in! Sounds like you're in A maj.
Apr
26
comment i will give up , any suggestions?
@Dan - only 1,000?
Apr
26
comment Why is it so uncommon to see electric basses with flat fretboards?
@MatthewRead - that's interesing! I play mostly 5 string bass, but never consider barring. Possibly it's easier to stop notes (don't want to blend notes into each other too much on bass) with individual fingers rather than slightly lifting the whole finger, or pivoting it? I thought you may have meant using barres to play barre chords...
Apr
26
comment Why does my amp sound better when I am not standing directly in front of it?
Check out the various placings of mics with regard to recording guitar amps.
Apr
26
comment Why is it so uncommon to see electric basses with flat fretboards?
@MatthewRead - it's not often the case where barring is utilised when playing bass. The strings are so low in pitch that even two barred will usually sound muddy. There is plenty of space between strings, even on a 5 string, strung with a four string neck width.
Apr
25
comment What defines an instrument?
Initially I thought - capable of making melodious sounds, but drums don't do that. Seriously! So, back to the drawing board - for now...
Apr
25
comment Can I use Keyboard amps for live monitoring?
It's far more dependent on the direction the speaker faces. I've actually used monitors (wedges) carefully placed, as a small p.a. system, with no problems. Also used 'ordinary' amps/speakers as foldback/monitors.
Apr
24
comment Self-learning how to play the piano
10,000. It's the industry standard.
Apr
24
comment How can a 59/48 time signature be counted?
Answer to your last part - 'beats me...'. 59 is a prime number, so there is no easy count, unless you go in 5s, and count 4 for the last bit. But even 5s are usually counted broken into 3/2 or 2/3. I'd fall asleep before the first bar was completed!
Apr
24
comment How do I notate a 'wailing' sound?
A slur in guitar music COULD be played portamento, as in a bend, or as a slide, or as a hammer-on/pull-off - assuming the pitch difference is less than, say, four frets. Or even as a combination of these.
Apr
23
comment How to prevent the extra tone from the upper part of the guitar
You mean the lower part of the fretboard, closer to the nut/machine heads?
Apr
22
comment Extra measures above staff in Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
@ToddWilcox - that's fair enough It's lost something in the translation! I'll bear that in mind when I get some gigs over the pond! Here's hoping...