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1 ta te ta counting
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Oops, I found it pretty quickly after I used the after using google quotes operator around "1 ta te ta" and found a link to the name, The Eastman Counting System. More details here The correct way to ...

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How come songs in a certain key play notes not in that key
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Those are called "passing tones" or "non chord tones." They are very common in music and they can sound really great, like in Day Tripper :) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonchord_tone No you're not ...

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Guitar notes: rest vs tie
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The tie adds duration. A note tied to another note equals both added together. No stopping. (e.g. Two quarter notes tied together equals a half note.) A rest between the two notes means you stop (mute,...

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How to give a song this sense of "conclusion"?
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I would recommend a I64 V I cadence, with the bass going "so so do." For example in C major: with a ritardando. I see jjmusicnotes recommended cadences, and this one is the most common.

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In 4-part harmony exercise, how to harmonize soprano 1 to 2 with IV6 - V?
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The convention is "Roots a second apart": "Roots a Second Apart (no common tone): Move the upper three voices in contrary motion to the bass, making sure each voice moves to the nearest chord tone of ...

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Recorder music to inspire a young learner
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There are many songs. You can get the suzuki books, they have different levels http://www.amazon.com/Suzuki-Recorder-School-Soprano-Volume/dp/0874875536/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1402425647&sr=8-...

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