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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-18-2014, 08:01 PM
    Hello, my friends I've done one more exercise... this time in G minor. Once again, bass and soprano are given and can't be changed and all chords...
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    10-15-2014, 07:51 PM
    Hello, JJ Bass and soprano are both given and all chords are in root position. In your solution for the second V: F-C-F-A, I didn't used it...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 10:46 PM
    This question appeared in the movement from vi to the first V in the previous post.
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 10:34 PM
    You're right, JJ. After posting I noticed it would be easier. Here it is:
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 10:07 PM
    Hello, my friends How should I voice the second V chord? The key is Bb. S C A
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-14-2014, 07:54 PM
    Hello, my friends That's great this site is on again.:) I see primary chords as "more important" than secondary, i.e., their function is clear...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-07-2014, 08:02 AM
    JonR replied to a thread Major 11th chords in Music Theory
    Indeed. Can you suggest me a track that includes one? Preferably with youtube link. I'm genuinely curious, because I've never (in 50 years) found a...
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    10-06-2014, 07:16 PM
    walternewton replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    Just addressing the language issue (since I don't know the "musical" answer), the way I read it, since your case involves the soprano, exception #1...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-06-2014, 07:13 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    So, case nº 2.:D Thanks JJ. Clarified!!
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-06-2014, 04:47 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    As I see it, since my case involves the soprano, then it falls in case nº 1. So, it is not permitted. While case 1 treats bass and soprano...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-06-2014, 06:53 AM
    JonR replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    Like I said, those exceptions are not connected - they are independent. But I think I can see the language issue, and (I hope JJ will confirm) the...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 10:47 PM
    Opss, this was a basic one...my mistake.:o Thanks for the advise, JJ... and for the reply too.:)
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 10:01 PM
    This is the final exercise... I've marked with a red circle a situation which I was not aware of. I thought these were parallel fifths but...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 06:48 PM
    Well, this is what I've done so far:
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 06:44 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    Maybe this is a language issue...:rolleyes: because the the interval involves the highest part (soprano) this should be the first case. When it is...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 03:30 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    It's quite important - as I interpret the wiki paragraph - that the list of permissions includes the word "or". That's why I said that only one of...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-05-2014, 01:23 PM
    Hello, my friends I'm facing a doubt related with a V-I progression in Eb Major. The voicings are these: S - F Eb A - D ? T - Bb ...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 06:10 PM
    rbarata replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    Thanks for the reply, JonR. I haven't look at wikipedia. I believe this is the source of the confusion.:) There's a but in your words...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 05:12 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    FWIW, I found this on the wiki page: "Conventional style dictates that such a progression be avoided; but it is sometimes permitted under certain...
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 04:24 PM
    Color of Music replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    Yes, although back in the days of Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, etc. "Db" pieces (not all) were written as "C#" pieces! (ie: Fantasie Impromptu and Claire...
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  • rbarata's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 03:26 PM
    rbarata started a thread Direct fifth??? in Music Theory
    Hello, my friends As far as I'm aware, this goes against what I've learned so far...when I thought everything was fine, my program checker tells...
    10 replies | 370 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 09:25 AM
    JonR replied to a thread The Key Of A Song in Music Theory
    Just to be clear, "modulation" means a change of keynote. So yes, moving from major to relative minor (or vice versa) is modulation. But sometimes...
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  • zanshin777's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 08:12 AM
    zanshin777 replied to a thread The Key Of A Song in Music Theory
    I take that yes, but in case of modulation as i see. When we talk about the key of the song, a regular particular major or minor scale is meant....
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  • zanshin777's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 08:08 AM
    zanshin777 replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    Understood. Practically only Db is prefered rather than C# and B rather than Cb. Thank you very much.
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    10-04-2014, 03:55 AM
    Color of Music replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    What exactly are you asking? Is this regarding Key Signatures?? First of all, scales and keys aren't the same! Secondly, major and minor key...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-03-2014, 10:29 PM
    JonR replied to a thread The Key Of A Song in Music Theory
    Most of the time, yes, but by no means always. Some pieces of music are in no key - either they are modal or atonal - but "songs" (things that are...
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  • zanshin777's Avatar
    10-03-2014, 07:17 PM
    zanshin777 replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    Thank you very much Color of Music. Is it more useful that major scales are presented with sharps and minor scales are presented with flats?
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  • zanshin777's Avatar
    10-03-2014, 07:11 PM
    1) Can we say a particular song is in a particular key certainly? 2) Might a particular song be in its relative (major/minor) key as well? (It's...
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    10-03-2014, 06:29 PM
    Color of Music replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    Yes, this causes problems. Different software have different setups. so it isn't "universal." However, many of them do have the same note-to-part...
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    10-03-2014, 05:33 PM
    zanshin777 replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    "+" and "o" symbols are used for opennes of hi-hats according to the resource i saw on internet and there is also a particular symbol for half-open...
    36 replies | 2720 view(s)
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