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Joined: May 26, 2006
Topics: 9 / Replies: 964
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Re: Discerning the mode

I edited my previous post - I don't know if you noticed it. Basically, the fact that the 3rd of the scale is missing from both melody and chords means...

14 years ago
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Re: Discerning the mode

Wait!! Before you start that homework.While what I said is true in general, it's not true for this song. I should have made the effort to go and actua...

14 years ago
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Re: Discerning the mode

After all that flotsam and jetsom, I'm pretty confident with finding the key a song is in, but how do I know if it's in a different mode? By looking ...

14 years ago
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Re: Sight Reading

The trouble with using a syllogism here is that the premise (all 'musicians' read standard notation) is false, and we agree on that. I'd suggest the ...

14 years ago
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Re: Copyrighting Classical arrangements

I've been messing around with some classical pieces in a few books, and I see in the beginning that the pieces are under copyright, and cannot be perf...

14 years ago
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Re: Playing a Melody in Jazz

no. everyone must sound exactly the same. especially when improvising. And should all have identical clothes and pointy beard - even the women :lo...

14 years ago
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Re: The Dorian Note

This has got me wondering if jazzers use the Roman numeral system differently than their classical counterparts when it comes to interpreting modes. A...

14 years ago
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Re: The Dorian Note

I guess he likes the sound of minor 6th chords as that's what you get if you add B above Dm or F# above Am. But you're right, it's not going to sound ...

14 years ago
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Re: 13th chords as substitutions

But lets just say theoretically somebody plays the whole chord.If the bassist plays D it could alter the chord because Cmaj13 has the same notes as Dm...

14 years ago
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Re: 13th chords as substitutions

Chords are named from the root, not the bass. If the chord is in root position then the root and bass note are the same, but otherwise it's the root, ...

14 years ago
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Re: what key is this?

But I don't see how we have F# in there ? He's playing A-C-E, G-B-D and E-G-BAll those are naturals and they all fit into C major or A minor. Sure it ...

14 years ago
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Re: what key is this?

to be honest i didnt really have a melody. i was just practicing playing as many different arpeggio's over each chord as possible within the 2 bars, ...

14 years ago
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Re: what key is this?

Edit - NoteBoat got in first, but I'll post anyway.No, not quite, Allman. Your chord progression contains E major, which contains the note G#. A Doria...

14 years ago
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Re: Scales, Scales, Scales.....

Does the steps in a I-IV-V (or 1-4-5) follow the same rules of a Major scale, or whatever the rule called is that makes it a major scale? The whole-wh...

14 years ago
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Re: Sight Reading

And on "thinking myself into the key"......am I supposed to be mentally thinking of each note I play when reading in relation to the tonic? Right now,...

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