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    For the one I was using, (in gCEA) I would tune...

    For the one I was using, (in gCEA) I would tune the A string so that it played the third fret in tune with the C string. This made a rather out of tune A string, but it played the chord right. Then a...
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    Do you have a recording of it? I'm taking a class...

    Do you have a recording of it? I'm taking a class about transcribing. Not that I'm any good at it- but I could give it a try. ;) (Also, to go about transcribing a piece: practice transcribing a lot....
  3. Thread: Cadd9?

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    The 0202 spells out sort of CM7+9, which is...

    The 0202 spells out sort of CM7+9, which is different. And 0202 Makes uh... D E G B, which is more of a Gadd6, or Em7, which is entirely different.

    0005 makes a Cadd9. 0203 would too. The sound...
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    Last time I talked theory I got pretty well...

    Last time I talked theory I got pretty well hassled. But I'll give it another go. :) (And of course, pop music has different theory considerations than ye olde 17th century church music... but...!)...
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    the first ukulele i practiced on had a similar...

    the first ukulele i practiced on had a similar problem. the friend i was borrowing it from described it as the type of instrument you get when you tell your amusical grandmother you want a ukulele...
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    Let me know how it goes! One thing I'm working...

    Let me know how it goes!

    One thing I'm working through right now is compressing the story down into singular, clear lines. All while keeping the narrative timing sounding "proper." I think this is...
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    Song writing form!

    Vladimir Propp was a Russian folklorist who theorized that all Russian folk tales followed a particular format. This was a while ago and has since been "disproved" but it still provides a stepping...
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    I'm also a terrible singer. But when I pitch my...

    I'm also a terrible singer. But when I pitch my vocals up 50%, it becomes _hilarious._

    Success!
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    For practice, write a joke song. Or possibly an...

    For practice, write a joke song. Or possibly an everyday topic. A lot of folk songs seem to be about "what living life is." It doesn't have to be profound. What is living life to you?

    Write out...
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    Most of my song ideas come to me while I'm...

    Most of my song ideas come to me while I'm cycling, of all places. After a lot of frustration, I've started stopping to write down lyrics. Just two days ago, I actually made it all the way home...
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    O my. Good to know! I think I would have been...

    O my. Good to know! I think I would have been much too ginger with them without seeing an example.

    (Incidentally, the same happens with bicycle shifter cables, and I didn't put the two togheter....
  12. Thread: fdim7

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    I agree with you completely! I've been reading...

    I agree with you completely! I've been reading about music anthropology recently, and it was actually what caused me to borrow my friend's uke. Admittedly, I've only recently learned the value in...
  13. Thread: fdim7

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    Also, it might be useful to consider suggesting,...

    Also, it might be useful to consider suggesting, "This answer is outside the scope of what the users of this forum will find useful," instead of haranguing new users and making them feel unwelcome....
  14. Thread: fdim7

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    Sorry for the ass chapping! My intention wasn't...

    Sorry for the ass chapping! My intention wasn't to be confusing.

    There are quite a lot of arrangements out there that used double sharps and C flats. When you're arranging for an orchestra, you...
  15. It is also a "vi 6 5" in C maj and.. uh ... a...

    It is also a "vi 6 5" in C maj and.. uh ... a couple others... ;>
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    (Skip to the bottom for the short answer.) The...

    (Skip to the bottom for the short answer.)

    The F refers to the root of the chord. If you were playing Cmaj, C would be the root. Then you add the 3rd and the 5th. For Cmaj, count up from C: C, D E...
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    Ahah! The importance of knowing scales comes out!...

    Ahah! The importance of knowing scales comes out! :)

    Many musicians practice scales regularly as a warm up. Even after you know them well, practicing keeps your fingers nimble and the relations...
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