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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    What are your suggestions people . I like a huge variety of styles from rock to classical , but not keen on country and western , rap or any of the thrash metal style bands .
    benz814 benz814 36-40, M Feb 19

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    I have some cool ideas for a channel and I wanna do a music video cover of what makes u beautiful by one direction ik it's a old song but I still love it and I wanna ask this guy...
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have an updated list!!:) Here goes (in no particular order): 1. Close Your Eyes by Parmalee 2. All You Had To Do Was Stay by Taylor Swift 3. Dark Horse by Katy...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    i feel like the nicer people (and or more fun people) listen to country. i relate to country music and i love its fun beat. i love fun country people. sadley i cant find any...
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Looking for a study pal or even a study group if enough people are interested. I'm looking for people with little to no experience but who are committed to learning everything...
    Dropdeadreamer Dropdeadreamer 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Don't Let Me Down (I never learn)
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 42 mins ago

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    it's 4:00 in the morning. it's raining outside - the wind is brisk and the smell of night is abundant on the senses. i took my motorcycle and rode the streets. a cigarette lot in...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Lately I find myself in a position of mistrust. I'm a person that wants to live a 100% honest life but learn everyday you can't trust nobody,but the fool I am keeps trying. I...
    Whoknew89 Whoknew89 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I want to travel the world because I know that life does not end at the end of my street. Traveling is where you learn about culture, tradition, and other places and peoples. I...
    kjude kjude 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    You have to love yourself. We're told this as we grow up, as we go through the changes in life. We're eventually pushed through enough obstacles in life that we learn that we...
    undefinable1295 undefinable1295 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I think there is sufficient evidence to support the theory of evolution. I believe that the theory best explains how life evolved on this planet. For those who say it's "just a...
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to travel the world. I want to write a book. I want to learn everything. I want to research if parallel dimensions existed. I want to live in a fantasy world...was what is...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I got my violin about 2 weeks ago(maybe 3). I can't really afford to have lessons so I'm watching videos from youtube. I still can't read music sheets that well and I still can't...
    alilight alilight 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    So I'm reading the Six Sigma handbook from 2003, found online for free. I'm reading the intro, to be fair. It's *long*. Then I need to know something about SPC (statistical...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    I'm drunk first of all, so sorry for anything that doesn't really make sense. my first serious boyfriend was the first person I ever loved. and from him. I learned that o am loyal...
    toekneeow toekneeow 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    From today.. im gonna write daily positive journal on here...! Good luck for me to keep my resolution! Lets start from today. Its late night of March 2nd. New semester is...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 53 mins ago

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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...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I want to learn to surf someday and I want a necklace of bear fangs as my only accessory I would wear almost every day. I like making random beats and songs out of anything to my...
    RainMazerra RainMazerra 18-21, M Feb 1

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    One of the best things in travels for me is sharing music, getting to know musicians from different countries. So, this EP is a place where we can share music also, and I'm gonna...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M Feb 2

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    About 11 years ago, I bought an Ovation guitar. I tried learning how to play it while I was on business trips and had nothing better to do in the hotel room. I didn't get very...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 51-55, M Feb 10

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    Singer John McAndrew just released his new Contemporary Christian album that warms your soul with his messages of forgiveness! Not only is he a singer, but heโ€™s a storyteller as...
    purpledarts purpledarts 18-21 Feb 19

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    The Dobler-Dahmer Theory is devised by Ted Mosby in P.S. I Love You, Ted explains to his gang, that "If both people are into each other, then a big romantic gesture works: Dobler...
    DreamsIDream DreamsIDream 70+, F 6 days ago

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    I today just took my driving theory test and failed by one mark in so annoyed and sad can anyone cheer me up!๐Ÿ˜”
    Jack1230 Jack1230 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    oddly enough I love rock metal music but I'm so drawn to a piano I would like to learn it someday. I've tried guitar and bass I hated it and I don't mind drums I would like to...
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Sometimes it's my only true escape, it guides my life and ultimately my mood. I constantly listen to something inspirational or loud and fast just to lose myself. Whether the song...
    musicandmorejake musicandmorejake 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Happy birthday, Charles Darwin!! For a 206 year-old, you're looking good... and the theory to which you contributed so much is looking even better!
    newjaninev2 newjaninev2 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    10. I love doing improv comedy. 9. I write music but am too afraid to share it with anyone. 8. I feel prettiest in red lipstick. 7. Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and One Direction are...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F Feb 13

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    my happy theory there are approx 4.5 billion girls there has to be one for me haha perfect no worries
    Dreamyz Dreamyz 18-21, M Feb 18

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    1. I love music (MCR, P!ATD, BVB, FOB, etc etc) 2. I want to make internet friends 3. I am a VERY shy person (i have really bad social anxiety) 4. I am afraid of needles, yet I...
    EverySnowflakeisDifferent EverySnowflakeisDifferent 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Guns n Roses, The Beatles, Black Sabbath, Metallica, etc. they were and still are the **** along with many other classic bands. I can't believe...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    It just feels wrong somehow. I can't stand upbeat, "things are gonna be okay" type music, like "I Can See Clearly Now" (an example I managed to find despite, to my knowledge, not...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    music, helps bring all my crazy thoughts into a simple way of thinking . it allows for me to truly be at peace in my world . with the beats and bases moving my every finger , and...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M Feb 9

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    1: I play airsoft and am on a team. 2: I play the bass guitar. 3: My girlfriend is teaching me to play guitar. 4: I love aquariums. Freshwater and saltwater. 5: Even though I...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Linkin Park - "Leave Out All The Rest" http://youtu.be/2W3u5yXt9Zc I dreamed I was missing You were so scared But no one would listen 'Cause no one else cared After my dreaming...
    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I always thought that I'm capable to do better than the others since small and able to compete with my peers, especially in exams. Ever since I graduated from high school and...
    Janeishere Janeishere 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I want your love - Chic, 1978 from the album "C'est Chic"
    BoogiesWoogies BoogiesWoogies 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I love musicians and bands that are heavily influenced by the piano :) I love Elton John, Billy Joel, Coldplay, Regina Spektor, etc. do you know of any good piano tunes/bands...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    http://youtu.be/ss7IChq6JLg Background music is good.
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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