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Finger placement problem

It appears you're trying to use 1fpf - 1 finger per fret. There's absolutely no need to keep the other fingers all pressed onto the fingerboard while you press with the pinky. What's the point? None! ...
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Finger placement problem

i would suggest that you put all arched fingers on a table and slowly practice raising each finger in turn, very slowly. Really concentrate on your pinky, do it slowly and carefully and you will bring ...
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Finger placement problem

The pinky finger is always the weakest when you start and it might need some practice to gain a bit more control over it. Even simple chromatic exercises like going 1234 4321 starting from every ...
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New tongue drum - no musical experience whatsoever - notes map?

It appears to have 15 tongues,(you reckon 14?) with numbers ranging from 1-7. That presumes there are two octaves, with say, 1 and 1, 2 and 2 being octave copies of each other, and the notes belonging ...
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New tongue drum - no musical experience whatsoever - notes map?

I have a very similar (but smaller) tongue drum in C. The numbers on yours go from 1 to 7, so I'd expect a diatonic scale like mine. That's the "white keys," not a pentatonic scale, which is ...
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Tuning a snare drum

My comment wasn't really meant to be flip, it just seemed too short for an answer, but now I'm thinking expanding it to an answer makes sense. All of what you know about tuning toms is applicable to ...
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Violin tuning, equal temperament or just intonation?

Tuning is such a complex and fascinating subject yet many students of music can go many years without thinking too much about it. I'd say there are many professional musicians who haven't thought too ...
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I'm having issues intonating my old electric guitar, my acoustic is apparently not intonated but it sounds fine?

It is important that before you even try and set your intonation you make sure that the truss rod and neck relief are properly set with the guitar under string tension because a poorly adjusted truss ...
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