PeterJ
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How to accompany with piano in latin music when given only chords?
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Pianists and guitarists in these styles are expected to be able to play from chord names and bass lines. If you cannot find an Fm6 in a heartbeat then this means more practice. As for the comping ...

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How to Make an Instrument's Melody Sound Right With a Vocal Melody?
3 votes

Oh boy, this is a big one. Yes there are rules, or rather there are methods and tricks. You need to have good counterpoint between the vocal and the instrumental line. Then you need to use your ears ...

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How to file nails for flamenco guitar?
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Oh boy, this is a can of worms. I suggest trawling around youtube for advice. There is also the Delcamp classical guitar forum which has various long disussions about nails. The best shape for the ...

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Em in fingerstyling, is it different?
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I suspect you're confusing chord-shapes with chords. There may be a hundred way to play Em on the guitar. What they all have in common is the notes E,G and B. The notes may be this way up or that; ...

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Is there a relationship between prime numbers and music?
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YES! And it's a fascinating one. The primes (>3) only ever occur at 6n+/-1 (next to a number divisible by six). This is because of the interaction between the products of the numbers 2 and 3. If you ...

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Are pianissimo passages for solo piano "enhanced" through recording engineering?
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Recorded music with natural dynamics can be uncomfortable for the listener. There are no visual clues and this makes a big difference to the listening experience. Some folks used to be uncomfortable ...

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How do i play a quaver and semi quaver together?
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In the last bar shown you would play all the notes as quavers. It's written as it is in order to show there are two parts. If the part was split between two instruments the top part would have quavers,...

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Learning to sing with scales and vowels
1 votes

Should you do triads, scales, huffing ( basically all exercises ) for all vowels? Yes. Especially for notes in your upper range. When attempting to sing from Diaphragm, should you sing as loud as ...

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Speed techniques in fingerstyle guitar
1 votes

As well as the above answers, which talk about standard classical technique, my favourite cheat is to put my thumb and first finger together and use the first finger as a pick. The usual alternating ...

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What is the strumming pattern for this cover (Under the Sea guitar cover)?
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1 votes

Okay, fair enough, perhaps my first comment was rather pointless. If you'd played George Michael's 'Faith' it would have been a different comment. What this guy is doing is just strumming up and down ...

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What makes some intervals consonant while others dissonant?
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It all depends on mathematical relationships. An octave is easy on the ear since it is a 2:1 relationship. A fifth likewise is an easy fraction. A third is more complex and thirds were for a long time ...

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