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Why do minor keys sound “sad”? [closed]

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Is there a way to measure the consonance or dissonance of a chord?

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How do you draw a quarter rest with a pen/pencil?

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How can a classical pianist learn jazz piano?

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Ways to get out of a scalar rut?

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Why Is Just Intonation Impractical?

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Why does string strummed with finger sound different from the one strummed with pick?

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Is there a "standard" or "typical" drum kit layout?

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Which notes are optional in jazz chords?

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What are some chord substitutions for a I-IV-V blues progression?

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Why isn't there a classical composer like Beethoven, Chopin or Mozart today? [closed]

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Glossary of Guitar Effects

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WHY do harmonics happen?

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Noise while not touching guitar strings or metal parts

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What exactly should I have to learn to understand why certain combination of chords are harmonic when played in a sequence?

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How can I teach a student who seems to have no rhythm?

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

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Are there any music programming languages from after the SuperCollider era?

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Aldous Huxley and 5/4 Meter in Music Predating "Take 5"

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How do I get out of my song writing rut and compose something new and fresh for a change?

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Sites with a good selection of sheet music

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Why can I easily sing or whistle a tune I've just heard, but not as easily reproduce it on an instrument?

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What modern innovations have been/are being made for the piano?

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Algorithms for music composition

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Why does the dominant chord contain a flattened 7th?

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9 answers
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How to use Piano pedals without using the foot?

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Where do musicians draw their melodies from?

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Playing a Coltrane polychord and the limits of space

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Stage volume levels in rehearsal and performance

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Why can't we play rap on piano?

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