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Dean Ransevycz
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  • Sydney, Australia
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Do composers take advantage of the position of players in an orchestra for effect?

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What are "horn 5ths"?

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Do advanced musicians still practice scales every day?

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chord voicing to improve overall sound

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When is diatonic transposition useful?

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What does the word "Grand" in a title of a piece of music (by e.g. Beethoven or Chopin) mean?

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Why do chords have different notes on different scales?

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Should I treat the piano like a percussion instrument?

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Accelerando/Ritardando duration?

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Finding relative keys of modes

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What's the term for the place where the singer stops singing and lets the orchestra playing instrumentally?

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Terminology: Staff, System

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Passage has successive F minor and E minor chords. Is this atonal or chromatic?

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Beethoven's Tempest sonata: tie or slur?

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Reason for voice-crossing in Mahler's Symphony 1

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"Romantic Harmony" example; Why does it work?

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harmony - singing F note on D major chord

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What does "Moderately slow, in 2" mean at the top of a piece of music?

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Why does the open string oscillate when I play its corresponding fretted note on another string?

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What to call natural harmonics on bowed strings in speech

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What is tonality when you're not playing with a diatonic scale?

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What's the point of composing music for the violin in D flat?

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Writing E♭ Chromatic Scale in E♭ Major

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Are orchestral movie soundtracks "classical"?

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Meaning of "Uptempo" music vs "upbeat" music (and their opposites)

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Trick to figure out what the proper note to play is when playing in thirds?

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Ledger Lines vs. 8va notation

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Is there a benefit to writing in C# major over Db major?

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Name for ensemble of the same instrument

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Example of Classical Composer having two albums/works of two different periods