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How can I learn to compose?
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Why you need a rest here in this score?
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"The intervals considered dissonant have changed since the 'Middle Ages'"; How so?
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How do I know what key to write in?
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Why was Brahms's music considered 'too academic'?
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Why are some instruments listed 'in F' or 'in B'?
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Understanding why notes are written on the other side of their stem
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Can you not Slur notes of the same pitch?
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What are the small ">" signs above the notes?
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Rules for key changes
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Does Schoenberg or Glenn Gould have a point? Does a great deal of music remain to be written in C major?
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Two angled lines in a study score
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Why is 'Narrative Music' not considered 'complete/absolute'?
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Breath marks and Ritardando with no notes
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What's this highlighted odd '8' marking and the dashed lines?
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Dotted bar lines of different height
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What's the difference with this 'cross-staff' notation?
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Serialism and the the twelve-tone period
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What is it precisely in the music that makes you a 'Neoclassical' Composer?
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What does ‘Unis’ mean?
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Why are keys changed away from the original in some orchestral pieces
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What is the texture to this Prelude by J. S. Bach
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The role of vocal vibrato in a world where volume and large theatres are not a problem
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Do composers often compose one instrument 'section' at a time?
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Why is this section on the measure 'grouped' with a 3?
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Can a phrase mark extend two staves?
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Is it commonplace to add further instrumentation to an already published composers work?
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I can't work out if these string sections are tied, slurred or phrased
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What are these two marking across the stem of the notes?
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Can one's musical ‘ear’ be trained with practice and dedication?