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40 votes
9 answers
29k views

Why is the double bass the only instrument in the violin family tuned in fourths?

26 votes
5 answers
10k views

Why do frets get closer as the notes get higher?

26 votes
5 answers
65k views

Is there any specific reason to why are the instruments placed as they are in an orchestra?

23 votes
5 answers
6k views

Am I allowed to add a b9 to a maj7 chord in Jazz?

21 votes
8 answers
5k views

What to do when you get lost in a jazz song?

20 votes
4 answers
5k views

Will a marching band on the go sound out of tune to an observer due to the Doppler Effect?

19 votes
2 answers
7k views

What is double about the double bass?

18 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why is there a sharp and a natural over this Bb?

18 votes
2 answers
2k views

What exactly constitutes a PhD in music?

16 votes
4 answers
14k views

Why does pedal order matter?

16 votes
7 answers
5k views

Why are two pitches considered a chord?

16 votes
4 answers
33k views

What does this 'Led' or 'Σed' indication mean?

14 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why is there both a sharp and a natural sign in parentheses before this note?

14 votes
2 answers
2k views

What does this 'x' mean on the stem of the voice's note, above the notehead?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why do I get more tired when I play on stage?

12 votes
4 answers
2k views

Walking bass line over an auxiliary diminished scale

12 votes
5 answers
5k views

Why is a minor 3rd consonant but an augmented 2nd dissonant?

12 votes
4 answers
3k views

How can people stand on their double basses?

12 votes
16 answers
5k views

How to tune a guitar/bass without a tuner?

11 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the earliest known piece of polyphonic music?

11 votes
3 answers
4k views

Did they ever make a double bass this huge?

11 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does a guitar ebow work on bass?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why is bII 7(b5) considered a dominant?

11 votes
2 answers
6k views

In jazz, can anyone play any song? [closed]

11 votes
3 answers
51k views

What does a preamplifier pedal do?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is different in double bass bows with black hair?

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why is there a natural accidental on this C?

10 votes
5 answers
9k views

How do I make a song swing?

10 votes
8 answers
52k views

Is there any name for two melodies that are being played at the same time?

10 votes
1 answer
1k views

Do all jazz musicians [in a band] need to know a song's melody?