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What is the difference between a mode and a scale?

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6 answers
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Is there any way to find a key of song somehow mathematically/algorithmically?

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Difference between "Bar" and "Measure"

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Classical music theory notation for chord inversions (figured bass)

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What does a straight line connecting notes on different clefs mean?

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What determines a chord's name?

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What are modes in the real world?

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Are there any MIDI extensions that allow quarter tones?

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What does it mean to be able to write a fugue?

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avoiding thirds at lower frequencies

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What are "horn 5ths"?

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When playing in a minor key, will the chords be minor as well?

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Why does C9 sound so good resolving to D major 7

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How do I correctly borrow chords from one key to another?

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Is it best to use a tie when using 8th notes off the beat?

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How would you notate a non-accent?

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What is the method to figure out the key of a song?

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Why do the examples in Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum contain a G clef immediately after a C clef?

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How to Write A Fugue

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What are the diatonic extended chords of C major?

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Double thirds, fourths, fifths and sixths piano fingering?

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What piano chords should I memorize?

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How can I determine if double stops are playable?

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What keys contain both E and Am and is there an easy trick to determine this?

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Orchestral Composition Process

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What's the logic behind chords building patterns that are in key?

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What are the typical trumpet parts in classical music?

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Classical music example for seamless transition from one section to other with changing keys

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What is the meaning of a dashed line connecting two notes on different staves? [duplicate]

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How to start learning music theory?