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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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    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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    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 16 Responses Sep 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 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 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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    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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    It's just sad this days, I don't enjoy being alone as I used to;in fact I am terrified of being alone the silence is deafening it forces me to think and thinking I s the last thing...
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    It has been over a year since we started trying to get pregnant. It became increasingly difficult to even want to try. At first it was exciting. But as the months went on, it...
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    I like learning how to get sexual pleasures on my diapers and while I am exploring gnarly have fun
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    Ruby Fruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown. I learned of it via a former girlfriend. This book helped me feel even more comfortable with being a lesbian and my sexuality.
    Debro85 Debro85 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    "Remember the time" - Michael Jackson Love this music video lol
    kiki2016 kiki2016 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I know that the theory of evolution is incomplete and we still have a lot to learn, but it just makes sense. I think that the strongest evidence in favor of evolution is the...
    mattinsula mattinsula 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've never started anything as I've never ended anything. life is a big joke, but it's categorically not funny or a scenario which has already been written. some say why are you...
    thesweetpast thesweetpast 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Came in from a rainy Thursday On the avenue Thought I heard you talking softly I turned on the lights, the TV And the radio Still I can't escape the ghost of you What has...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes tears say all there is to say Sometimes your first scars won't ever fade away Tried to break my heart Well it's broke Tried to hang me high Well I'm choked Wanted rain...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F a week ago

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    Learning, Ethics & Money (LEM) by Meir Ezra (4 days) This is one of the most powerful seminars you will ever experience - not only due to the extremely rich and powerful...
    mathildavonr mathildavonr 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I want to be a real werewolf & I want to learn away of the werewolf. & I want to learn how to fight the werewolf way so I can protect my true friends like my favorite cat greytips...
    midnightwerewolfgirl07 midnightwerewolfgirl07 22-25, F Aug 23

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    "Testify" - Melissa Etheridge Morning's hard coffee's cold Pretending that the days mean more than getting old Stale headlines other drenched in pride Marching to their drum with...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F Aug 22

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    ***** came back- theory of a deadman this was so much fun to dance and sing along to in concert!
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm tired of dreaming. I want to make music my own reality. Even if it's just a half-assed hobby band that plays once a month, I want to learn and I want to play with other people...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I play a bunch of instruments, but haven't felt as confident with my voice. I was the lead singer of a local band years ago, and have done some open mics more recently. I guess I...
    myeyesopen myeyesopen 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Somebody you cared for broke your heart You let foolish pride, lord, keep you apart Why didn't you learn how to forgive someone So many years passed with things left undone
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M Aug 21

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    Music is the very soul of the world, and you can always learn a lot about a person by the music they love. So I always like sitting with friends, sharing our music and talking...
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M Aug 20

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    I don't know how I feel, I do not know if this is official. I have this theory, where, if I ever had a girlfriend, another guy may take her away from me, somehow. I feel that way...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 20

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    1.Who is your hero? Cancer patients who refuse to give up. 2.If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Somewhere on the Northeastern Seaboard (Maine, Cape Cod, etc.) 3.What...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    The great Russian composer and conductor Igor Stravinsky once said that the trouble with music appreciation is people are taught to have too much respect for music. What they...
    williams297 williams297 46-50, M Aug 20

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    "The Song Is Over" -The Who The song is over It's all behind me I should have known it She tried to find me Our love is over They're all ahead now I've got to learn it I've got to...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F Aug 19

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    I'm depressed. I don't like to admit it because I always feel like there are a lot of negative things to the word but the first part of beating it is admitting to it I guess. I am...
    JoshKilbride2 JoshKilbride2 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    1.Who is your hero? I don't have one in specific. I have a few. 2.If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Somewhere in a foresty, rural place. 3.What is your biggest fear...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Aug 19

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    i write music.I have been trying to get better.It's really hard when you have to work all the time and you have terrible events in your life,etc,etc,etc.For quite a few years me...
    grandaddypurple grandaddypurple 51-55, M Aug 18

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    I was slowly driving through a street with bars and people on both sides. I was going to turn down my music bc I didn't want to make a scene blasting The Devil Wears Prada but I...
    ogkev ogkev 26-30, M Aug 18

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    The moment my father hauled the Baldwin into our home I knew I needed to investigate. Tall, dark, carefully concealed blemishes; as if describing a mysteriously handsome man. My...
    soulsi soulsi 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Ever heard of Jamkazam? It let's us play music in sync over the internet unlike Skype which has lag delay. I enjoy playing with musicians over seas or in the next state over. I...
    notsimple notsimple 18-21, M Aug 17

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    "Im not ready to let you go (NO) you need to hear this before you go, these are the times we will not forget, No looking back no more regrets one thing we learned from our mistakes...
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 22-25, M Aug 17

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    1. I'm 13 years old. 2. My name is Ada. 3. My full first name is Adrianna, but I hate it. 4. I live in Poland. 5. I'm a scout (most scouting organizations in Poland are co-ed). 6...
    AdaButterfly AdaButterfly 13-15, F Aug 17

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    Oracle of futureā€”It may be possible for human being to see Sri Jibankrishna in physical body 388 ) 25th December, 1979, Monday . Early morning...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Aug 17

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    This is something I came across while reading about Biaural beats/music. It is some of the most peaceful and healing music I have ever heard and when I am impressed with something...
    wraithorn wraithorn 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Listening to: Depeche Mode * People are People *. This will never change.....People remain to be just that, People. The good, the bad and the fake. We live and hopefully we...
    lovinglifeandsmiling lovinglifeandsmiling 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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