Welcome!
Just a few a ground rules first...

Promotion, advertising and link building is not permitted.

If you are keen to learn, get to grips with something with the willing help of one of the net's original musician forums
or possess a genuine willingness to contribute knowledge - you've come to the right place!

Register >

- Close -
Tab Content
  • JonR's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 06:40 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Some Random Questions in Music Theory
    Just to help clarify on "diatonic". JJ's quite right about the common meaning which is "belonging to the scale or key" (whatever scale/key we...
    17 replies | 593 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 09:36 AM
    JonR replied to a thread Some Random Questions in Music Theory
    see here for "ffp" http://www.music.vt.edu/MUSICDICTIONARY/appendix/dynamics/dynamics.html I'd have to guess about "fpp"... There seem to be mixed...
    17 replies | 593 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 08:01 AM
    This is a particularly silly question. It's like asking "is English grammar useless?", or "are maps useless?" Or even "is music useless?" ;) (yes...
    1 replies | 147 view(s)
  • Color of Music's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 01:28 PM
    Ummm ... you don't nor should you harmonize every passing tone; however, there's a chording style called blocked chords (or frozen chords) where you...
    2 replies | 237 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 09:06 AM
    JonR replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    Speaking as a guitarist... IMO it doesn't matter. AFAIK there is no convention here. It might be variable in any case. If there are a lot of...
    26 replies | 2072 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    08-27-2014, 07:42 AM
    Yes, of harmonic and melodic minor. Natural minor is already one mode of the major scale (aeolian). However, modes of harmonic and melodic...
    7 replies | 577 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    08-20-2014, 04:47 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Modulation in Music Theory
    Should be easy. A D major chord makes a good phrygian cadence to C#m, and that's already in E dorian of course - so works as a pivot chord. The...
    1 replies | 290 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    08-18-2014, 06:53 PM
    Chord tones are notes that are in the chord. If you know plenty of shapes for each chord you know, you don't need to know the note names. Eg, a...
    1 replies | 303 view(s)
  • JonR's Avatar
    08-18-2014, 06:48 PM
    I see nothing wrong with your plan for Let It Be, and the only aspect that might be "wishful thinking" is if you believe that some Beatles magic will...
    10 replies | 954 view(s)
No More Results
About JonR

Basic Information

About JonR
Instrument:
guitar, bass, mandolin, keyboards
Musical Interests:
blues, jazz, rock, folk
Location:
Twickenham, UK
Other Interests:
art, psychology
Occupation:
teacher, illustrator

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
4,847
Posts Per Day
1.13
Last Post
Some Random Questions 09-12-2014 06:40 PM
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 04:04 PM
Join Date
12-03-2002

5 Friends

  1. Color of Music Color of Music is offline

    Registered User

    Color of Music
  2. juanf03 juanf03 is offline

    Registered User

    juanf03
  3. Ken Valentino Ken Valentino is offline

    Registered User

    Ken Valentino
  4. Pieter-Jan Pieter-Jan is offline

    Registered User

    • Send a message via MSN to Pieter-Jan
    Pieter-Jan
  5. tigergolf06 tigergolf06 is offline

    indie sludge

    tigergolf06
Showing Friends 1 to 5 of 5