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comment Protecting my voice with a phone job
sometimes it's more helpful to enunciate your consonants than it is to speak with greater volume. You should give that a try and see how it goes over.
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comment Why is the piano such a commonly used instrument?
I would like to know that I have seen guitarists do (or know guitarists can do) #2 and #4 and I believe (but am uncertain) #1 depending on the set up of the guitar and number of strings. #5 appears to be a rewording of points 2 and 4, but maybe I'm missing something. THat leaves range, which piano is the clear winner, but I feel is still insufficient to rule it as being able to play a broader set of music. Also, are you sure a piano can play the entire range of the orchestra? I believed there were instruments outside that range. Good observations of piano's ability!
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comment Why is the piano such a commonly used instrument?
@Jduv, I know that Stanley Jordon wasn't the innovator for those techniques, but he was the first one I ever heard (I haven't since heard others) and he also appears to have done some renditions of classical works for piano, which is why I specifically mentioned him. Thanks for the new names though; I'll be sure to check them out.
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comment Why is the piano such a commonly used instrument?
@Neilfein, I do like the reword, however (as you stated) the answers will have to be edited to be sensical. And I don't know if there's a way to retract an answer being accepted or not, but my edit of my answer may not be as "acceptable" to the author as another answer or edit may be. I haven't edited mine yet (I will within the next few days), but maybe creating an entirely new question would have been in order? This bears very little resemblance to the original question and doesn't even mention the guitar.
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comment Why is the piano such a commonly used instrument?
@Lotus Notes, I'm not sure if you can see just that (probably due to guitarist's tastes) but you can definitely see people like Stanley Jordan (youtube.com/watch?v=4QaWUjJkBZA) do incredible things on the guitar. I listened to this for months on the "Blue Note Plays The Beatles" album debating in my head whether it could be a single player or two. Just don't be surprised if some ambitious guitarist chooses to make you eat those words!
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comment Sharp / Flat: Collectively known as property by what name?
@Mr. Disappointment I agree that this question is unclear. By "flatness or sharpness" are you referring to the note possessing a flat or a sharp sign or to a note being flat or sharp? The difference being that adding a flat or a sharp sign indicates a very deliberate amount or sharpness or flatness whereas something can be out of tune and therefor flat or sharp. Basically "Intonation" vs. "Accidental"/pitch. If you can edit for clarity that'd be great.
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comment Sharp / Flat: Collectively known as property by what name?
Also known as "In-tune-ation" And luckily there isn't a vote down button for bad puns.