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28 votes
15 answers
5k views

What modern innovations have been/are being made for the piano?

18 votes
6 answers
4k views

Does tuning music to A = 432 Hz versus A = 440 Hz have a measurable effect on listeners?

14 votes
4 answers
4k views

How can I slow down a YouTube video I'm trying to analyze or transcribe?

12 votes
2 answers
195 views

What criteria does ABRSM use in assigning piano music to each grade?

11 votes
2 answers
803 views

Where did "The Real Book" originally come from?

11 votes
3 answers
575 views

Does movable do modulate with the music or stay with the initial key?

10 votes
5 answers
836 views

What is the relationship between where and how a vibrating string is activated?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

What does the chord notation X/Y ("slash chord") mean?

9 votes
1 answer
889 views

Am I too old? Is it too late? Starting, Resuming, or Mastering an instrument [duplicate]

9 votes
1 answer
738 views

What is the origin and original meaning of "tonic", "supertonic", "mediant", etc.?

8 votes
3 answers
695 views

How did the ancient Greeks notate their music?

8 votes
3 answers
227 views

What are the acoustics of brass instrument pedal tones?

8 votes
1 answer
218 views

How are editorial additions/changes to a score indicated?

8 votes
5 answers
2k views

What does it mean to "play what is not written"?

7 votes
2 answers
150 views

Spurious note in "Für Elise" (D in measure 76)?

7 votes
1 answer
147 views

Which came first: the dot or the tie?

6 votes
3 answers
329 views

Does the chord-symbol spelling of a polychord have musical meaning?

6 votes
3 answers
304 views

Did continuo players consider figured bass as "interval symbols" or "chord symbols"?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

Should the comping instrument ever double the bass player?

6 votes
1 answer
990 views

What are brass instrument "pedal tones" and "false tones", and how are they different?

5 votes
1 answer
116 views

How can I render "uneven" tuplets in ABC notation?

5 votes
2 answers
218 views

Did Chopin use hairpins (adjacent crescendo and decrescendo) to indicate rubato rather than dynamics?

5 votes
1 answer
251 views

What are brass instrument "false notes" and how are they played?

5 votes
1 answer
551 views

What is "Young's modulus", and how does it relate to guitar?

5 votes
2 answers
115 views

What should one look for in buying a practice mute for trumpet?

4 votes
2 answers
155 views

When did Stradivarius become "Stradivarius!"

4 votes
1 answer
347 views

What is the proper shorthand notation for a multi-measure chord tremolo?

4 votes
3 answers
279 views

Come to think of it, who did put the bop in the bop shoo bop shoo bop?

4 votes
2 answers
120 views

General term to cover piano fingerings, trombone slide positions, Theremin hand positions, etc

4 votes
3 answers
460 views

How does changing a guitar string's tuning affect its timbre?