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B flat minor - the key of death ... seriously?

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As a composer, should I be composing music for an instrument I don't play?

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My son is 6, and his guitar teacher wants me to buy him a 4/4 guitar!

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The differences between natural, harmonic and melodic minors

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How to create Chord progressions that make sense

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Chord naming conventions: add2 versus add9

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What does this wavy downward arrow preceding a piano chord mean?

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C#m in Am chord progression

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Why are double staff pieces of music not properly aligned for Middle C?

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Scope of accidentals in measureless music

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How did composers "test" their music?

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Does the difference in harmonic series between instruments have a significant effect on the consonance of the sound?

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10,000 Hours Regime - Drums

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Is it acceptable to change tempo in the middle of a song or is this a bad idea?

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What is this straight line at the beginning of the measure?

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What is it called when a song starts with few instruments, and gradually adds one at a time?

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How do you practice Audiation (playing music in your head)?

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Is it bad for a piano player to work out?

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Practice amount and habits for time constrained individuals

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Transcribing as music and relative pitch practice?

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How do you count many bars of silence (rests)?

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Where do musicians draw their melodies from?

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Are minor sevenths allowed in baroque counterpoint?

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When composing for oboe, how useful is it to think about recorder fingerings?

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Many, seemingly arbitrary time signature changes

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Playing a Coltrane polychord and the limits of space

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How do I develop a bass voice?

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Is there a term for the practice of omitting staves for the measures that have no music in an orchestral score?

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What is it called when a music has two concurrent tempos

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What exactly is a beat in sheet music/music?

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