David Vogel
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Relationship between movements
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There isn't necessarily a thematic relationship between movements of a symphony, though this is sometimes the case. A relationship of key is the only thing you are most likely to find consistent. The ...

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High note =high energy?
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No, a higher note does not necessarily require more energy to sing. A simple example is the use of falsetto which can be done with very little effort—certainly less than the same singer singing ...

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Why do we scale/shift up an octave in the overtone series?
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You aren't shifting. The ratios of the harmonic series refer to intervals such as a perfect fifth (3:2) or a major third (5:4). They are not relative to the fundamental (5:1 or 3:1). As to the keys ...

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How to play the trills in Chopin's Waltz in A minor Op 43 No 2
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You would start the trill on E, then end on the D# eighth note. For trills, you generally don't play them rhythmically like you are suggesting. They are not coupled or aligned with the other notes. ...

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What was Chopin's style like?
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As far as eastern European influence, it's pretty hard to pull that apart, and what @LaurencePayne said is spot on. To me, what defines Chopin's "style" is his heavy use of chromaticism within the ...

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How do you practice to play with perfect note accuracy?
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Hard to know where to start with this one! You need to practice around the clock, have good teachers, a good dose of innate ability, money... Most importantly, you need to listen very closely to ...

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Are there any music programming languages from after the SuperCollider era?
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I would still recommend Csound as the best tool for text-based audio programming. It is actively under development and has kept pace with recent advances. One other worthy mention is a library called ...

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How to play the turns in Muzio Clementi's Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4
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I don't have the score, but it might be an "inverted turn" where you would start on the lower note instead of the upper note: http://piano.about.com/od/musical-keys-symbols/ss/Turn_Piano-Ornaments.htm

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Hyperthreading when using Vienna Ensemble and Reaper
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I don't know specifically, but I sincerely doubt it. Computer performance depends on a lot more than a CPU. It's a harmony between the OS, RAM, CPU, hard drive, and bus speeds. You will certainly want ...

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Handling of dotted eighth rests when a "swing rule" is in place, and whether physical note position has effect on it
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Your interpretation is correct. The triplets would not change the general swing feel with the 16th notes. It is just a notational convention. Here are some references for further study: Music ...

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Do real-life emotional experiences affect one's creative ability?
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Real life emotional experiences certainly contribute to one's ability to create music, but are by no means necessary. Since it is often necessary to get the ball rolling with the creative process, a ...

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What properties of a chant can be used to encode information (w/o lyrics)
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It's a little unclear to me what you are trying to do with this, but here are some thoughts: Pretty much any audio property can be used to control this system granted you have the ability to analyze ...

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Why did they choose the diatonic scale?
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The question is a little confused. First, many cultures evolved completely different scale systems and conceive of music quite differently. There have been many attempts to tie in the diatonic and ...

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Printing Keyboard Labels
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Here's a template: Piano Keyboard Diagrams to Print Out. You could also buy the stickers which are widely available. For example, Keysies Transparent Plastic Removable Piano and Keyboard Note ...

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What contributes to the roughness of a sound?
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Plenty of things: low sampling rate, low bit-depth, introduction of "noisy" elements such as you mentioned. I think the general principle of "roughness" you describe would fall under the subject of "...

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Trills in Bach with historical information
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Several of the Alfred Masterwork Editions of Bach's piano music have excellent explanations of many of these matters and even have them notated above each symbol: WTC Book 1

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Piano methods (classical) that address musical meter specifically
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This doesn't exactly answer your question, but I think there is an important point to make. At this point in my studies, I was getting all of my examples from the standard literature. It's my strong ...

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