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Confusion about overtones and a slow-motion video of a plucked string

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Is there a mathematical formula or a list of frequencies (Hz) of notes?

6 votes
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Can a monophonic melody have harmony?

3 votes
6 answers
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Sight reader or busker?

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Why are these 2 sharps ignored?

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Why is it called Camelot wheel? Why Camelot?

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My guitar's high E string keeps snapping at the tuning peg

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Pentatonic and Chinese tradition - what I am getting wrong?

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Is adapting existing melodies a useful way to improve composition skill?

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512 views

Equation to calculate the expected frequency of a natural harmonic at any location on the fretboard

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What are these numbers like "6 5" that are stacked on each other below the bass staff in a sheet of music?

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Can arpeggios have stacked notes in them?

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What does this line above this note mean?

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495 views

New tongue drum - no musical experience whatsoever - notes map? [duplicate]

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Dominant seventh without dominant of dominant

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How to write chords using correct enharmonic spellings?

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What is the meaning of 8va combined with the bracket?

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What Is This Chord? Is It A Ab5?

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2 answers
259 views

Figured Bass Standalone Accidentals

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124 views

Confusion with identifying the bottom number of the time signature of a song by ear

4 votes
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476 views

Do I have to pay a licensing fee to mix in Atmos? What about other dolby formats?

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236 views

What does B7sus mean when learning which notes to sing in a song?

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127 views

Fuzzy notes or some clearer, well-known term out there for what I mean?

5 votes
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187 views

Alternative to passing chord harmonization in closed position

3 votes
1 answer
203 views

What tension(s) do we usually use for i (minor of 1st) in a major-scale modern song?

4 votes
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134 views

Can anyone give me examples of early uses of the dominant seventh chord?

0 votes
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133 views

Key vs Mode, why are there two different definitions?

3 votes
1 answer
168 views

Where to stop in Da Capo al fine

4 votes
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73 views

Is the Eb key necessary in this passage for flute?

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116 views

Wouldn’t there be an advantage to songwriting beginning with just one vowel or syllable and are there examples of this historically?

1 vote
1 answer
126 views

Is there a ''mathematical'' reason for the distinction of black/white keys on a piano or is there only a cultural reason?

6 votes
1 answer
160 views

How do I make microtonal music less jarring? [closed]

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In C minor, is Am7b5 a borrowed chord from Dorian?

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How to play over add 11, 9 etc chords

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140 views

12 bar Blues in Bm scale

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92 views

Hindemith Sonata for Althorn : interpretation of spoken section

3 votes
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Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor Scales RH and LF correspondence, does one choice make more sense musically than another?

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Is there any nesting level of tuplets above which any tuplets can be rewritten with lower-level nested tuplets?

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3 answers
74 views

Is secondary dominant in fact resolving V chord of major scale with I chord of different mode?

4 votes
1 answer
94 views

How to show the string tunings on a tab in Lilypond?

3 votes
1 answer
70 views

LilyPond - how to force C#m7(b5) instead of C#ø

0 votes
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Which bass system does my accordion have?

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109 views

Notate whole note right hand and eighth notes left hand

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161 views

Is it possible to design a wearable device with a noise reduction ratio (NRR) larger than 36 dB? [migrated]

0 votes
3 answers
97 views

Learning Piano/Keyboard

5 votes
1 answer
57 views

Fitting music in a single, long system for scrolling in Lilypond

4 votes
1 answer
93 views

LilyPond - Put ALL noteheads to the left of stems, regardless of stem direction

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What are these chords?


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