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Aug
28
answered practice of omitting notes in jazz piano
Aug
28
reviewed Satisfactory How to enter overlapping notes in Sibelius 7
Aug
15
reviewed Approve What's the difference between a Flanger and a Phaser?
Aug
15
reviewed Approve Sticks moving in my hands (weak grip?)
Aug
14
reviewed Approve Picking using forearms vs Picking using wrist for palm muting
Aug
14
reviewed Approve How do I improve my physical stamina for oboe playing?
Aug
12
revised What are all these symbols in some old sheet music?
added 302 characters in body
Aug
12
answered What are all these symbols in some old sheet music?
Aug
11
comment Cziffra's cadenza in Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6
It sounds and looks very "Cziffra". So, you could study his arrangements and transcriptions of him playing (you can find some on YouTube at least) to learn about his embellishment vocabulary. Maybe then you can write it down yourself.
Jul
17
reviewed Edit Can Playing Cause Back Pain In Right Shoulder Blade?
Jul
17
revised Can Playing Cause Back Pain In Right Shoulder Blade?
grammar fix
Jul
16
reviewed Reject Do cold/hot drinks have any effect on woodwinds and brass performers?
Jul
12
reviewed Approve What are the patterns of the minor scales
Jul
6
comment Is it correct to say that all common chords are built using the major scales?
I'm not sure I understand what you mean by a chord being drawn from a scale. Have you considered such relatively common chords as 1-3b-5-7 (minor with major 7), 1-3b-5b-7bb (diminished) or 1-3-5# (augmented)?
Jun
25
comment What does an “L” shape mean beside a note in the lower staff?
No, the accepted answer is correct unless the notes were written by someone who likes to confuse people with nonstandard meanings of standard notation.
Jun
25
comment Rondo alla turca - bar 55
Is there anything about this in the commentaries in Henle?
Jun
20
comment Why are there twelve notes in an octave?
I don't see why the divisors are important here. Because for example the equal tempered tritone has a frequency ratio 2^(6/12) which is one of the worst approximations (compared to just intonation) in the scale whereas the perfect fourth (2^(5/12)) is one of the best (see the link in Matthew's answer). Another little comment: If one frequency is 200Hz and another is 600Hz then, assuming they're synchronized, they will be in the same phase 200 times every second, i.e. every 3rd cycle of the faster one.
Jun
15
answered Why is a particular measure of Rach Prelude in C# minor always played slowly?
Jun
14
comment Really confused about x's on a note?
Nonstandard markings are usually explained in a pre/postface (or footnotes). If you don't have those you probably have a copy so go find the original! ;)
Jun
10
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