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What are inner and outer voices in music of late 20th century and 21st century?

how do I determine the inner and outer voice in complex real-world music, like orchestral music with dozens of instruments? For most traditional orchestral works, this will be clear. The dozens of ...
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What are inner and outer voices in music of late 20th century and 21st century?

When writing chorale-style for 4 equal voices, 'inner' and 'outer' are terms that mean something. In other styles and textures, not so much! And that's fine. Know how to harmonise a hymn tune, ...
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Are voices that have very big pitch difference always independent and less dissonant?

The point about closer voices blending more readily together is certainly true. The one about dissonances I wouldn't really agree with, unless we're talking extreme differences (four octaves or more ...
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Are voices that have very big pitch difference always independent and less dissonant?

You are correct, more or less. One thing that needs to be said: Dissonance does in its root mean "something that sounds apart", while consonance means "something that sounds together. ...
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Are voices that have very big pitch difference always independent and less dissonant?

One slight obstacle to a straightforward answer is that the word 'dissonant' can have different meanings in different contexts. It may simplify the discussion to put that term on one side for a ...
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How do I transfer my garageband project to logic pro without the vocals messing up?

It sounds like something might have gone wrong during the export. You might need to manually export the raw audio of the vocal track and import it into Logic. Another option you could try is disabling ...
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Can the voice be trained to sound tremulous when singing?

Tremolo and vibrato Tremolo deals with change in volume, whereas vibrato deals with change in pitch. For vibrato you have to tense a muscle around the vocal chords periodically, that is easy. Change ...
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What are inner and outer voices in music of late 20th century and 21st century?

Inner and outer voices don't change because of instrumentation. Outer voices will always be the highest and lowest parts of homophonic music regardless of what instruments are playing those parts. ...
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Songs Memorization

Memorizing music is achieved through repetition: by listening to a recorded version of the piece and by playing and/or singing that piece over and over again.
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Are voices that have very big pitch difference always independent and less dissonant?

"If one wants to write voices that are very independent, then they should follow the rules of counterpoint." Well, sort of. You continue to obsess on the 'rules' of 17th century vocal part-...
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Interval Perception

A typically quoted frequency resolution of human ear, in the range from several hundreds of Hz to several kHz is a fraction of percent in frequency, which corresponds to some 5–10 cents. This ...
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Do most men even sing that low (A3)?

I reckon the range what you're on about- (A3 to D5), would probably be pretty comfortable for most well-trained Tenors, and also, for some exceptionally high Baritones. I'm a higher-end Bari and the ...
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Why are melodies typically played or sung by high voices or instruments in an ensemble?

There is a hypothesis that music evolved from motherese. If this is true, it would make sense that popular melodies are high pitched, as motherese uses exaggerated high pitch.
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What is the difference between male head voice and falsetto?

The difference between head voice and falsetto is, as others have stated- the cord closure. I would say that the term head voice to describe a male voice means that it's in the upper registers of ...
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