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I Want to Learn Music Theory

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    These past four years I've bought equipment, mostly vintage stuff on eBay. Like the vintage Roland JV-1080 synth rack and the Supernova synth rack from Novation. And I've combined...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    There’s often confusion here about terms such as ‘theory’ and ‘hypothesis’, so perhaps this will help as a starting-point for discussion of those terms. Science starts...
    newjaninev2 newjaninev2 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    All The While... BarzinAll summer your love burned aloneAs you learned to love this worldAll the while you wait for your heartAll the while you wait for your heart to wake upDid...
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I believe that the combination of rap music and rock and roll, such as the musical stylistics of bands such as Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Beastie Boys and RUN-D.M.C. is a lost art...
    ScrewYouSociety ScrewYouSociety 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    I am a life time learner. Science and writing are my 2 favorite subjects. I found out i do even better if i teach myself. After learning this i went from F's in math to A's. I am...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    1. I am a woman 2. I am 24 years old 3. I live in the United States 4. I have one sibling – an older sister 5. I enjoy cooking 6. I like to eat healthy 7. I like making hemp...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Basket case- Greenday, November rain- Guns N' Roses, Little Wonders- Rob Thomas, Broken Girl- Matthew West, Arms Wide Open- Creed, Make your own kind of music- Mama Cass, Place in...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    "Cause even a blueprint is a gift and a curse, cause once you got the theory of how the thing works, everybody wants the next thing to be just like the first." Truer words couldn't...
    Mehai88 Mehai88 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I never liked kids or babies. I ended up lucky to have an amazing son. However I get so annoyed with the thought of having another one. I'm confused. I want another one to expand...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Dont u find that listening to music changes your mood, makes u cry, remembering when. Just as much as a song held good memories that got you out of the bad space you were mentally...
    urwright urwright 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    WARNING: This is a long read. Please proceed with open-mindedness. +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ I've completed my High School... And I've majored towards Journalism and Language...
    thegoodrebel10 thegoodrebel10 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    1. My name is Jess 2. I love chocolate 3. I cook a big breakfast every Sunday 4. I also bake every sunday 5. I love musicals 6. I also like heavy Metal 7. blade runner is my...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Party up- DMX Ridin- Chamillionaire Wasting time- kid rock Drinking song- Lil Wyte Move b***h- Ludacris Kickin it in Tennessee- big smo All summer long- kid rock Bad girlfriend...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F Dec 6

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    Music helps me change. Art is something that tells you what the world is like and what things should be. I've learned a lot from all sorts of music. Except for country music, of...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    You know those song no one knows? http://youtu.be/-foi5Ln-2kY Pieces - Saint Bernadette Tears rolled but I was cold I don't hold memories but memory made a fool of me as...
    Om3awaken Om3awaken 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The Origin of Life Charles Darwin once said, “"If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive...
    CallmeIshmael CallmeIshmael 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I've been through a lot in life recently... Just coming out of a 2-3 maybe 4 year long depression, i hope at least, and it is weird... I'm still lonely at times, i still am that...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Dec 5

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    It's good to see so many people in this group. Evolution does not only apply to the development of all the species on earth - it also applies to evolution of ideas and actions...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I was once a young beautiful woman, who believed in love being magical. A power that defy all odds and invincible. What I learned was that I was foolish and arrogant. I didn't...
    cl0udyskies cl0udyskies 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Eventually you need to take care of your loved ones who are aging. As we grow older we look for the need for self-reliance and concentration at the job, however we don’t want...
    MargePabich MargePabich 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    I have to admit that I don't like to travel. I like to stay at home and travel my using my thoughts and by learning.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 11 hrs ago

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    I do. I talked to my brother about this years ago. And although he is very interested in music, he was very surprised how eclectic my taste in music is. I don't try to do this - it...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 11 hrs ago

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    They say it's the ultimate release of sorts. I read on a website about healing that in order to do so you must first learn about crying and releasing the pain. There I was last...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm bored so why not? 1) my name is Nicole 2) I love music 3) I love anime 4) I want to become a youtuber silly I know 5) I like to have a laugh 6) I want to take up film or...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I am a life long learner. I have many learning goals. Most of them are related to work - currently. I write on EP as a break from my work learning. I also like to learn about my...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 26

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    Let's just be totally, 100%, unequivocally clear... evolution is not a theory, it is a scientific fact.
    dontknowmylife dontknowmylife 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 26

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    I Just Wanted to Let You Know You Should Know ..... You are meant to have an amazing life! ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ You are meant to have everything you love and desire. Your work is...
    letsloveloSETHehate letsloveloSETHehate 36-40, M Nov 28

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    Just because I don't understand the complete mechanics of the process, doesn't mean I don't accept it as a fact. I don't have a clue about Einstein's Theory of Relativity, but I...
    GrandMaesterPycelle GrandMaesterPycelle 70+, T 8 Responses Nov 30

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    My name is Dahmir Dennis this is my odd story I'm not saying it happens once a rear event it happened about 10tomes I tell the weirdest story of all times out of the 10. It was...
    DahmirDennis DahmirDennis 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    1-I'm a male,though that term has some connotations I don't share. 2-I was born in July 9th,1987. 3-I like overthinking about anything. 4-I have always been a very hard sleeper...
    theWolfUndertheMoon theWolfUndertheMoon 22-25 Dec 6

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    In spring 2013 I stumbled on Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon on youtube and was mesmerized by the Hindi language and so many things about Indian culture. Yes, it's a soap opera, but I...
    jkm52 jkm52 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I grew up very poor, but my mother listened to classical music and instilled in me a deep appreciation for it as well. When Amadeus came to theaters, we were blown away. We could...
    LottieDa LottieDa 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I love hearing new music. Especially enjoy rock and alternative types of songs. I'm a huge Lady Gaga fan! My 2 favorite songs are Crystal Clear by Adrenaline Mob and Pitiful by...
    Oneday94 Oneday94 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    What is a theory? this video answers that question.
    runtom runtom 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    How are you, really? Not so great I'm feeling pretty down How do you feel right now? Sad and betrayed What are you thinking about? Boy problems lol What’s your favorite color...
    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Darkness- third eye blind Blue come over Born a joneser The cops pull out the radar And shoot devious grins Another day begins I want someone to know me Maybe tell me who I am...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F Dec 7

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    If I didn't have music I would have nothing.. My whole being involves music. "After a while I've learned that love must be a thing that leaves. I tried so hard just to hold you...
    Godheals0328 Godheals0328 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9