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I Want to Learn Music Theory

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    I Wish I Didn't Quit Piano.

    I used to be good at reading music, when I was getting piano lessons. I've pretty much lost all that knowledge now. It really sucks that I'm not playing any instruments at the moment, as I consider music to be one of my passions, along with writing and photography. I'd like to...
    DysfunctionalMuse DysfunctionalMuse 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    Where To Learn Theory?

    I am a guitar player, singer, writer etc. I am no great but I am recording. I recently found out about a great site, forget the old and dead theory tools. Musictheory.net the guy that owns the studio I am going to be recording at this year says it's the way to go. He blows my...
    XenDragon XenDragon 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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    I'm so bad at theory anyone got any tips to

    make it easy & brain aching free? I play bass!
    fakehistory fakehistory 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    I Have But...

    So much stuff has overwritten it in my life only small shards of it remain. I hope to relearn it so I can put music to my lyrics someday.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Currently Doing That

    This Spring, I started taking a handful of classes at My local college. A class on Music Fundamentals was one of them. That's basically everything from what notes are and how to recognize basic musical notation to chords, intervals, to inversions, and on and on. Next Fall, I...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M May 10, 2013

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    Circle of Fifths

    Who would think this circle could be so complicated.  It seems its taking forever to memorize.
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 18 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    Guitar Lessons!

    There is some kind of website offering free guitar lessons/tabs and music radio online and it depends on community they request anything and they put it ! #AWESOME!
    aymeno aymeno 18-21 Apr 12, 2013

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    I Forgot The Golden Rule

    i play the Clarinet. I have for many years and have taken three years of music theory. I am trying to learn the Guitar and I find I have lost a lot of what I have learned by simply not continuing with it. I had an amazing teacher and when he stopped teaching I stopped playing. I...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 2 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    I just listened to this album...I haven't heard it in a little while but this song always strikes a chord with me. 54-40's "Stormy" has that subtle angst feeling...full of wanting...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    1. What is your name? Anna 2. How old are you? 15 3. Are you sure? Umm, yeah? 4. What is your earliest memory? My great-grandmother sleeping 5. What is your favourite alcoholic...
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    I'm a classically trained violinist, so loving classical music is logical. I've played since age 8 and I'm 35 now. Studied at the Conservatory of Music and I am a instrumental...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I really do love music... All kinds... I can lose myself it it.. Express myself with a song when i cant find the right words.. Set the mood around me.. Pick myself up... Its an...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 19

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    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Both of my parents were music teachers. Strange, as I never once saw either play at home...Ever. In 4th grade I started on cello and by 5th I was competing in the State finals...
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    "Out from the arenas on the 80's comes the music that rocked your globe. Wisconsin's possess CHERRY PIE recreates that sound with all of the extravagance of your period.The paper...
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    It pains me to see where music is going. Music used to have so much more meaning, but now it's just about getting laid and partying. Mostly rap. Rap used to be such a great medium...
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Welcome to First Presbyterian Church Plant City, Florida! FPC Plant City is a traditional church of Genuine Souls, seeking God, Bible study, Music, fall festival, Sunday school and...
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    1. I'm Emi. Hi. 2. I'm 21 on November 11. 3. Only child. 4. Learning guitar but having trouble with fretting. 5. Currently studying teaching at Uni. 6. Live with my family...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Lonely life in highschool (Popularity and crave of belonging): Hey everyone. My name is Corrine and I was in 9th grade for the school year 2013-2014. Life was hard for me during...
    RynCori RynCori 13-15, F Aug 19

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    1. I lost someone to cancer when I was in fifth grade 2. I was a basically a loner, people were mean, and judgmental, but that phase in my life mostly ended when high school began...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Listening to Theory Of A Deadman while relaxing in the warm weather, what could be better! :3
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F Aug 6

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    About why my dad treats everyone but his children nicely . Well all of our pasts were bad and dad would beat and kick my siblings like a heartless monster and when I came by when I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 6

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    Say goodbye - theory of a deadman
    thatniceguy101 thatniceguy101 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I listened to this yesterday ..came across the video while looking for something else. I'm not one for watching award ceremonies, or anything like that. But I were speaking about...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F Aug 19

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    Hollow man - rev theory .
    thatniceguy101 thatniceguy101 18-21, M Aug 19

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    Out of my Head- Theory of a Deadman. Damn, if I could fly to Colorado right now I'd perform this for my friend in a heartbeat.
    DrakeLineous DrakeLineous 22-25, M Aug 20

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    It's been a while since i did anything, last time it was some lsd and it wasn't a nice trip :S paramedics got involved and stuff but that was mostly because of my friends freaking...
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    It seems I continue to update lessons in life that I have learned along the way, including but not limited to the following:....You cannot nor should you try to sway anyone to do...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    When I was working at a music store, we had kids coming in to try out guitars. Every kid played one of four songs every day! 1. Smoke on the Water 2. Stairway to Heaven 3. House...
    RockinPop60 RockinPop60 56-60, M Aug 11

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    My parents are the type of people who generalize races. This is race is nice, that race is evil, etc. Being reared by such values, I successfully became a racist, prejudice...
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    Reading up on Einstein's General Relativity Theory :)
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I'm in Grade Two for piano and going strong! doing theory right now, minor keys and such. fun, fun!
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old and love music. I play the piano and the drums and am just starting to learn the guitar. I love listening to music and I do music at school as well. :)
    Fionn567 Fionn567 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    http://youtu.be/moSFlvxnbgk My son was watching Frozen. I could hear this song and immediately it caught my attention. I've been a bit sheltered with music over the last few...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F Aug 17

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    So The Big Bang Theory is playing when I get out of the shower and the first thing I hear is, "Howard I found my girdle it was in the dryer!”
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Aug 17