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Caleb Hines
  • Member for 10 years
  • Last seen more than 1 year ago
  • St. Louis, MO
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Why do people sometimes write notes as E♯ or C♭?

43 votes

If E-G-C is first inversion, what is E-C-G?

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When did the anonymous "you" become popular in western pop music?

31 votes

Why are notes named the way they are?

29 votes

B -> C and E -> F, No Sharp?

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When did the half-step/whole-step modulation in the middle of a song become popular?

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What note values cannot be represented in conventional notation?

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When were the terms "Major" and "Minor" applied to keys?

25 votes

Why is music theory built so tightly around the C Major scale?

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Do the violas often play the same parts as the violins in an orchestra?

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Why is A4 the standard pitch reference for tuning?

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What is a parallel mode?

22 votes

Difference between equal temperament and just intonation

21 votes
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Why does the chord progression Dmaj -> Emaj -> Bmaj sound good?

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Circle of fourths in Jazz

20 votes

Has music notation become more prescriptive?

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Does the line between the time signature have a name?

19 votes

Can legato notes be played staccato?

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Why is it called the chromatic scale?

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Is 440hz always perceived as the same note no matter the vibrating medium, athmosphere and environment?

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Is it fair to say the treble clef is optimized for piano?

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Why isn't there a key signature with F flat?

18 votes

Slightly tone-deaf?

17 votes

Baroque music composed in the 21st century

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What's this thing attached to trumpet?

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More dissonant chords/intervals in the bass clef when frequency proportions are the same?

17 votes

Can one measure the "distance" between chords? If so, how?

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Why is it called a 9-8 suspension instead of 2-1 suspension?

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Triangle Tonnetz vs. Hexagon Tonnetz

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Why is the bass clef indicated twice on the same line in this Bartok piece?

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