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RTB_Chris
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Joined: Dec 19, 2004
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RE: scales

Those look like pentatonic scales (5 notes), which is why they seem different from the scales you once knew and loved.

19 years ago
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RE: Für Elise

OK, now I have another question. E is the 5th (dominant) note of Am, got that. D# is the 7th note (leading tone) of E, got that.E F# G# A B C# (D#) EI...

19 years ago
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RE: Für Elise

Actually, to be correct, those aren't Eb's...they're D#'s. The key is A minor, and the D#'s are just the leading tone of the dominant (E). The E-D#-E-...

19 years ago
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RE: Score writing

Form in Music by Wallace Berry is a great book that covers a wide variety of classical forms. It doesn't teach you how to compose in those forms, but ...

19 years ago
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RE: Why no minor 5ths?

how about: they are synonymes for each other but cannot be exchanged every time depending in which situation they are used.btw: what's Buffalo buffalo...

19 years ago
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RE: A11 I'm Lost.. i used to Motorways!

Hmmm...the opening chord of Hard Day's Night is, if I recall correctly, a G7sus: G C D F (1 4 5 m7).A complete A11 is A C# E G B D (1 3 5 m7 9 11). Th...

19 years ago
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RE: they were right...

You can omit the 'so far' part of that post. :) Practicing slowly and accurately is how you build the technique required for faster things. To this d...

19 years ago
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RE: four part voicings: whats uh, the deal?

Ok, this might be slightly off topic for this thread and for that I apologize but this concept got me thinking about some "stuff".Can anyone comment o...

19 years ago
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RE: Cadences

Another simple way to avoid a straight V-I (or V-i) cadence is to use one of the following:vii-I (ie Bm7b5-C)viidim7-i (ie G#dim7-Am)Vaug-I (ie Gaug-C...

19 years ago
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RE: H is Bb?

The 'H' that was used in parts of Europe (most prominently Germany) came about as the 'black key' notes were being added to the musical alphabet. (rem...

19 years ago
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RE: four part voicings: whats uh, the deal?

In strict 4-part harmony, it is essential to maintain the independence of each of the 4 voices. Parallel octaves and fifths tend to sound like ONE voi...

19 years ago
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Just to add a little more technical confusion ;)

As NoteBoat said, suspensions usually resolve downward. Those that resolve UP are called 'retardations'.So, if you were to play a so-called 'Csus2' fo...

19 years ago
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RE: number and resolution of suspended chords

i follow what your saying but, surely for the chord to be an add11, the F would have to be outside of the octave of the C, otherwise it's a 6 isn't it...

19 years ago
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Re: Is this possibly a technique issue?

So I'm wondering what the problem is. Is it technique? I'd say it's more a matter of posture, which of course will affect your technique. It sounds t...

20 years ago
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RE: Experienced players opinion please.

I know that a lot of players and teachers swear by Fretboard Logic...I swear at it (with a few obscene hand gestures thrown in). In my opinion, that w...

20 years ago
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