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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    10-27-2014, 08:23 PM
    Yeah, I meant, if you wanted to go an octave higher instead of tuning. (I probably still wrong and just confused myself) But I was probably...
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  • Color of Music's Avatar
    10-27-2014, 12:51 PM
    Standard - just tuned (transposed) by a tritone - up or down by an augmented fourth or diminished fifth! E-A-D-G-B-E ---> A#-D#-G#-C#-F-A# If...
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  • JonR's Avatar
    10-26-2014, 06:14 PM
    "Know about" in what sense? It's a pretty common set of minor key chords. (The Fdim would actually function as Ddim7, the harmonic minor vii...
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    10-07-2014, 09:02 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, 07:53 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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    10-05-2014, 04:30 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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    10-04-2014, 06:12 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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    10-04-2014, 05:24 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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    10-04-2014, 10:25 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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    10-04-2014, 04:55 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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    10-03-2014, 11:29 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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    10-03-2014, 07:29 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, 03:00 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Free-Time Phrasing in Music Theory
    One. IOW, the space normally occupied by three 8ths.
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    10-03-2014, 11:01 AM
    Color of Music replied to a thread Music Notation in Music Theory
    First off, I'm used to sequencers where where you have standard notation and piano roll view! Again, the drum parts are set to specific pitches!...
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    10-02-2014, 11:22 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Free-Time Phrasing in Music Theory
    It's a ratio. I understand it as an inverted fraction, so it translates as "each of these notes is 4/5 of its normal value". I.e., five of them...
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    10-02-2014, 03:05 PM
    JonR replied to a thread Free-Time Phrasing in Music Theory
    There's a notational rule here. "Tuplets", as these non-metric groupings are called, follow a rule my notation guide expresses as follows: "To...
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    10-02-2014, 09:42 AM
    JonR replied to a thread Free-Time Phrasing in Music Theory
    Sorry, you're still making the same mistake, but the other way round! Take another look: the 16th note grouping is one beat only. What might have...
    10 replies | 444 view(s)
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