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comment Harmonizing All Music with the I,IV and V Chords?
F+A+D is not one of I, IV or V in key C.. Was that your intention to show?
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comment Running out of fretboard
I'm struggling to understand how this answers the question.
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comment Guitarists: Back Pain After a Gig
Some of my solid body guitars are actually lighter than some of my hollow semis, but a completely hollow electric is just a bit lighter..
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comment Solfege - Fixed Do versus Movable Do
So early music had a sort of movable do, in pitch if not in letter name?
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comment Diminished and augmented key signature
I'd have said the opposite with regard to your last para.
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comment How to find a musician (solo guitar) job in London?
There are lots of different choices - recording, joining a band, being a dep., performing in places like hotels as a solo artiste, etc. What are you looking for?
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comment Examples of popular songs with fast chord progression
This means that at a slow tempo, i.e. 60bpm., there would be 4 chords per bar. It'll be a short list! Are you looking at completely different chords, or changes of voicings, which are very common in most styles of music. Asking for lists is not really in the site's remit.
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
I'd say the order of usage for inversions is root, second, first then fourth if there is one. I find it's quite common on guitar to play an 'A' shape barre chord, and strum all 6 strings. Far more than playing with a 3 at the bottom of a chord. Em6 does have a C#, that's why it won't be the chord played there. As far as I know, Em with a min6 note (C) is pretty rarely played, and it's not called Em6 then anyway.
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comment Solfege - Fixed Do versus Movable Do
@hpaulj - never come across American C,D per se. Enlighten me please. Or is it just the letter names?
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
@Mr.Boy - all in the ear of the beholder...
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
@Mr.Boy - the voicing is more important. CEGBE as in x32000 works well, called Cmaj7. 022010 sounds pretty awful. 022020 - Em6 sounds a lot better - BUT, it's not the chord you need or want. Have you tried C, Em, Am7 sequence with the 5th string as the 'bass' line? It works well, and can be written/read easily.
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comment Diminished and augmented key signature
@NeilMeyer - would that extrapolate to 28 with respect to minors too? 14 key signatures, maybe?
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
How do you spell Em6 ? It certainly hasn't got a C in it. Second inversion chords are stronger than 1st inversion. They are used often in my experience.
Feb
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
Sort of. But there isn't EmMaj6. It doesn't exist. It's not like EmMaj7, which does exist. So, Em6 is spelled EGBC#. That's it.
Feb
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comment Is this a C chord or an Em chord?
@Mr.Boy - C6 = CEGA. Cm6 = CEbGA. As in: maj 6th is 1,maj3,p5,maj6, whereas min6th is 1,min3,p5, maj6.
Feb
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comment Is it possible to tune a short scale (22.4") acoustic guitar up to ADGCEa with 10-47 strings?
I wonder (often!). But this time it's about intonation. The bridge is set up for the original gauge of strings, so will probably need adjusting. s.Not particularly easy on most acoustic
Feb
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comment Piano with two treble clefs and 8va on grand staff
Yes, to the part about piano music having different voices. However, there is little or no point in writing both, for both hands, as it's impossible to play on piano. It would make more sense in that situation to write a dot with two tails.
Feb
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comment Running out of fretboard
You could always take my idea and use thicker strings on a standard guitar - preferably a longer scale instrument - so it's a 6 string, but B-B. That's not far off a baritone. As used by Duane Eddy, The Eagles, etc. I guess .060 would be a good bottom. On the piano, it's got to be a Bosendorfer with that 'secret' octave in a box on the left!
Feb
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comment Why is music theory built so tightly around the C Major scale?
Your point #3. Where do we get 30 key sigs from, and what are they all?
Feb
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comment Why the octave number changes between B and C?
@AJFaraday - not exactly. There are countries where do is ALWAYS C. France is one. It's called the fixed do.