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I Want to Learn Music Theory

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    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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    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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    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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    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'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 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 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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    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have spent many years being someone I am not. I've been in a corporate job, convincing myself that I was happy... I've denied my creative side... my soul... what feeds me. I am...
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    We are slaves. With no power. But recently i learned. So are the wealthy. All are sad. All are stuck. But slaves can help each other love. The wealthy cant...
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    I've been playing guitar since I was 12 years old, my first guitar was a cheap acoustic bought at a flea market, but it did the job, my Dad played and was good, when he was younger...
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    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Alone at home and horny right now. My rounded pillow has a hole in the center and i want to use it and want someone on skype who just drive me and tell me which pose should i make...
    enkay17 enkay17 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Hey new to the site and lonely. I'm looking to make some friends. I'm 16 bi from Canada I love music movies and video games. Anyone want to talk?
    novasleepingscotia novasleepingscotia 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Always loved this song by The Korgis Change your heart Look around you Change your heart It will astound you I need your loving Oh, like the sunshine Everybody's gotta learn...
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    redguitardude redguitardude 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld- The rest of usThe music fits so well with the beautiful images
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I have a favorite tenor who sang a most beautiful aria.The aria is from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot". What has made this aria so popular is hugely due to the wonderful...
    VenusFactor VenusFactor 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

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    Lady gaga "sexx dreams" and "do what you want" best songs I have ever listened to! :)
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    Like getting recording contract from Just Music One Day is One day!! XD
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 41 mins ago

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    Vader1465 Vader1465 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    1) my name is Ricardo 2) I love Celine Dion 3) I'm gay 4)I love music..besides country and rock music 5) I love singing even though I can't sing 6) I live in the middle of nowhere...
    ricardo112 ricardo112 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Reality sucks, to put it bluntly. One of the main reasons I spend so much effort and time into my hobbies is because sometimes, I can't face reality. Daydreaming, writing fan...
    PleaseInsertCoin PleaseInsertCoin 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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