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Chord practise methods
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Step 1: When you play a melody in piano for a song, at the end of each phrase you will feel a sense of pause/rest/silence, this is the moment when the singer take the inhale breath, play the chords at ...

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Time signatures and verse
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1)Try to maintain the same time signature through out every verse, you can change time signature for chorus and bridge however maintain that for entire chorus/bridge. 2)You can change the time ...

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Which key are these notes and how to transpose it to the key of D?
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how do I determine which key they are in? Learn Major, minor scales and circle of fifth. Then apply the notes into each Key in the circle of fifth. Most notes will fit into one key Most piece will ...

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How to tell if the notes in the chord are flat or sharp?
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It's better to consider the following three parameters. User input The key signature Circle of fifth. By default have the keys as "C G D A E B Gb Db Ab Eb Bb F" By default have the key signatures ...

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Software newbie needs help with sound libraries
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Try Audacity a free software for track based recording and editing. Connect you instrument's audio output into you computer mic (audio input) and select "Windows WASAPI" (in windows) and click ...

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What key is this progression? Amaj7- Gmaj7- Fmaj7- Cmaj7
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Probably in key of C Major. If you change chord from AMaj7 to Amin7 and from GMaj7 to GMaj, then all the notes of this progression will be from key of C Major, however you can proceed without ...

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What is the main note you hear when hearing a chord?
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It is the top pitch(highest note) that is heard normally. Example) If all four voices in SATB are singing, Soprano is heard and hummed clearly compared to the other voices. Similarly with the C chord,...

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Are any keyboard methods or music theory concepts based on keyboard mirror symmetry?
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My observations on this topic: (Applicable to all instruments) If we divide a major scale 7 notes by the middle note(4th note), the left three notes will have similar intervals that of right three ...

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How is speed change notated
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Do you have to write the tempo above each measure that has a different speed? Yes What if one measure has multiple different speeds? Divide the measure into two, each with different time ...

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What’s my voice type
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I think you probably would be a tenor voice at the moment. In 4 part voices, here is a possible voice range Soprano - C4 to A5 Alto - F3 to C5 Tenor - A2 to F4 Bass - F2 to C4

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Rules for computer aided chord progression
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The Project looks like a good idea, However take a look at piano companion(android) mobile app ( I think it has something similar to this feature). Also check garage band(ipad) app. The example rules ...

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How to learn piano to a high level without any money or piano at home?
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If you have a phone/PC, install piano apps and practice daily. Learn with piano tutorials from online and practice on the app and on the public piano. Learn music theory from online ( try to cover ...

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What feelings or words are associated to the different major scale degrees?
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These are my own thoughts, 1: more stable, complete, relaxed, rest, sleep, old, calm, still 2: unstable, tensed, unrest, going somewhere unknown, sick but all right, rejoice, go out, faith 3: ...

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In a rhythm, what word best describes the duration of an on/off beat cycle?
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Try "Down beat rate". In the software, put text with a dropdown list as shown below. Down beat rate : (1|2|3|4|...) ( with default value as number of beats per measure) In help page/notes, add ...

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how to arrange a song?
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There is a music theory topic Orchestral Instruments, learning this will help you use more instruments in your music, This classifies instruments into families like Brass, String and Wood, each of ...

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How should this rhythm be notated? (syncopated 6/8 bar)
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Try this. It's a combination of your two options.

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Use of chord progression while playing melody by ear
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how it can help me while playing songs by ear? Circle of fifth helps you to clear the ambiguity of choosing a better chord, you may end up with couple of chords by ear for a section of song and ...

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Playing Chords per word
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In general, we don't play chords per word, Normally chords change at measure/phrase level, depending on the style, however we play notes per melody line syllables. Check the following answer for some ...

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How do I identify the keytone by listening to a set of chords or a phrase?
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When you listening to the melody phrase or set of chords, start humming along with the music, once the piece is over, keep humming the melody/chords, and see if the humming at the moment is resolving ...

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Can we support our high and low notes while singing with throat
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Can you support your notes and have resonance when you sing with your throat ? Yes for short term, No for long term. ie) Your vocal chord will get tired after couple of minutes of singing when you ...

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Why I cannot sing always well?
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Practice daily, probably start with about 30mins in the morning and 30mins in the evening. Practice humming, hissing, slow exhale, lip trills, straw breathe, breath low below chest. Practice good ...

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Why do I sound so horrible?
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Some_Guy's answer covers most of the parts, I am listing few more tips which will help you sing better. Relax and sing/practice in low volume till your voice/recording is comfortable in that volume. ...

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Writing a piano part for a 4.-part choir piece
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Select one 4 part song you like, probably a couple of your favorite songs. Find the sheet score for those songs. Analyze and understand the pattern of the songs, and the movements that makes it nice ...

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Trouble feeling rhythm in section
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Create a temporary track (F clef with 4 Gb2 quarter notes in the first measure, ie) parallel to your melody track) Increase the volume of the temporary track to maximum and reduce your melody track ...

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What is the name of this chord? F# A D G D E
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Chord name : F# Minor, Flat 9th +5 Degree : 1,b3,#5,b7,b9 Notes : F#,A,D,E,G

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How to get time labels of silence periods in a file
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Try java sound api. Check the following url for examples. Java Sound Resources: Examples: A - Z

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Writing in 6/8 time for piano
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6/8 time will have 2 beats in a measure, each beat will have 3 8th notes length. 6/8,9/8,12/8 times are considered as compound meters and each beat will have 3 8th notes length, however this 3 8th ...

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What note is this on the piano?
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Play C#, D#, E and D# Points to remember: Sharp/Flat that are preceding a note will override sharp/flat of key signature. Sharp/Flat of a note will be continued till the end of the bar.

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Do I have to be a virtuoso pianist to compose faster music?
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No; you can compose music for an instrument or for vocals without you even knowing how to play that instrument or sing it for yourself. However, you should have a feel of the piece before you finalize,...

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