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It is ok to correct wrong notes when playing piano?

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Why are accidentals not just indicated next to the note in sheet music to make sight reading easier?

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The loudest acoustic instrument

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Why do we use such complicated notation?

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What is the difference between monitors and (loud)speakers in technical terms?

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Piano music with two treble clefs, and notes between staves

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With modern electronic technology is temperament unnecessary?

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Why is a C7 chord named a dominant seventh chord?

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Why is the whammy bar sometimes called a "Tremolo" arm?

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What is the reason for the many manuals on a pipe organ?

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What kind of a guitar can I play without thumbs?

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How can I force LilyPond to repeat a chord symbol (relates to alternate endings)?

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What is melodic inversion and how to do it?

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Why does this note have a stem pointing up and another pointing down?

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Does each note have a more specific name depending on its pitch?

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What does a circle before/between notes mean?

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What's the difference between a Flanger and a Phaser?

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The major scale - why and how?

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Approximately how many cents are in a 1-bpm shift centered around 123 bpm?

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How did baroque music sound at the time?

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Why do octaves sound equivalent?

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What's the difference between overtones and harmonics?

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Music Theory: Frequencies related to playing a note on guitar

12 votes

What are the true frequencies of the piano keys?

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Alternative ways to classify Instruments

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Difference between pre and post gain

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Meaning of diamond-shape notes on guitar staff

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Why do thicker guitar picks result in a darker tone color?

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What is the difference between temperament and intonation?

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Does 3/4 time signature differ from 6/8?

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