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Laurence Payne
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50 votes

Tell pianist to play entire piece softly, except one part

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Why do most piano teachers dislike the idea of students playing by ear and arranging songs on their own?

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What do musicians mean when they say "learn music, not instruments"?

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Are there any instruments that don't produce overtones?

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What is it called to play a music with flowing tempo in piano?

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What is the difference between increasing volume and increasing gain?

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My guitar has no sound when the gain knob is turned off. Do all amps need need a little gain to be able to output sound?

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

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On a piano, are the effects of holding notes and the sustain pedal the same for a single chord?

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Why did equal temperament become the standard tuning system for keyboard instruments?

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For some learning piano at a later stage in life e.g past late 20s, what must they be aware of to make the most of it?

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Why use 5 or more ledger lines below the bass clef instead of ottava bassa lines for piano sheet music?

25 votes

Left Hander forced to learn ukulele and guitar right handed

24 votes

What is the rationale of electronic keyboards having the voices that they do?

23 votes

Why do some pianists occasionally play their hands at different times?

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Impossibly long flute note

20 votes

Are some chord voicings only good in the middle or higher octaves?

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Why is reverb typically called "wet' or "drippy"?

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Will playing without mistakes at all become easy for me in the future?

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Low Eb on electric bass

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In what sense is the guitar a transposing instrument?

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Do triplets always have a 3 written on top?

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How can I remove all frequencies above a certain pitch with Audactiy?

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To get to jazz do I just add a seventh?

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What do opera and musical singers do in order to feel the pulse of the music?

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Sextuplets in 6/8 time

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How to figure out key from key signature?

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How should I write this passage to make it the most readable?

17 votes

How to write a score that begins with a pickup note and repeats

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13th chords on guitar

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