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Jul
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reviewed Close Is there any software to program accompaniment quickly without electronic keyboard?
Jul
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comment Truth behind Mozart memorizing Miserere and then writing it down later in full
Welcome anyway, and sorry that we're a bit pedantic here – only, it does help to keep the site clean of garbage posts. I tried to convert your comment into an actual answer to the question, hopefully it is Ok now.
Jul
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reviewed Edit Truth behind Mozart memorizing Miserere and then writing it down later in full
Jul
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revised Truth behind Mozart memorizing Miserere and then writing it down later in full
Turned this personal report into an actual answer to the question
Jul
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comment How do other magnets affect pickups?
It is hard to move around a handheld magnet fast enough to be audible. But if you just hold it close to the pickup and tap slightly on it, you will hear a thud, similar to when you hit the strings with your flat hand.
Jun
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reviewed Close Term for a rhythmically misleading introduction to a pop tune?
Jun
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reviewed Close Different guitar chord voicings
Jun
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reviewed Close Midi / notes for Your Secret's Safe
Jun
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awarded  Explainer
Jun
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comment Audio Interface and Guitar
Really, no proper monitoring control? That badly sucks. This feature might still be built in, but only accessible through some obscure OS device settings. Possibly it's not controllable under Windows at all... have you tried it in Linux? That generally works better for devices which don't have proper ASIO drivers.
Jun
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revised Audio Interface and Guitar
Corrected name of the audio interface
Jun
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answered Audio Interface and Guitar
Jun
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comment Which notes are bass line, versus melody line, in a rock song?
Also, in rock (especially harder subgenres) you'll quite often find bass and guitars playing the same riff, uni sono.
Jun
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comment How to remove reverb from a recording of a voice?
Actually this trick is equivalent to a downwards expander. Can be quite useful, but really there's only so much this can do to remove reverb without completely severing the signal.
Jun
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awarded  Custodian
Jun
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comment Which category of music theory would the topic of “which scales to play over which chords” fall into?
“Inverse harmonisation”?
Jun
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reviewed Reject Why is the double bass the only instrument in the violin family tuned in fourths?
Jun
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comment Why is the double bass the only instrument in the violin family tuned in fourths?
Good answer, though I wouldn't say fourths tuning is necessarily ideal “for any instrument expected to play bass notes”. Cello is used a lot for bass lines too and it works just fine in fifths-tuning, because the scale is shorter and you need much less force than on double-bass. I'm pretty sure fifths tuning would work well on electric bass too – only, it wouldn't really have much advantage over fourths either; habit (electric bassists are rather more likely to also play guitar or double-bass) has established the fourths tuning.
Jun
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answered Hammer on question
Jun
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comment Why is the double bass the only instrument in the violin family tuned in fourths?
Well I don't play upright bass so I can't really judge, but to me it sounds like you might as well say “you press with the ring finger, the pinky just supports and defines the exact spot”. Anyway, my point was that the pinky is never used on its own, certainly not stretched out away from the ring finger. Isn't this more or less true?