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I Want to Learn Music Theory

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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 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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    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'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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    Related Experiences

    I already sing and write my own lyrics. I took music theory in high school and know a little bit about reading music, but I would have to refresh my memory a bit though. I am also...
    thewindowshopper thewindowshopper 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Hey. This is my first story on EP, so I'd like to tell about myself. Ok, so, who am I? Here, just call me samoralsophy. I believe in God and consider myself a Christian, but I do...
    samoralsophy samoralsophy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I think seasoned dj's are the true music lovers. the ones that have collections of albums that they can tell you about. they know of artists that no one's ever heard of. they know...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I listen to a wide range of genres. Sometimes I will listen on my ITunes or online. I have a bunch on my iPod too. Sometimes I will get a cd from my stash and listen to it and not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My hubby loves to play drums. He owns I think 5 sets of acoustic drums. That's how he much he love drums! I want to learn it so we can jam together.
    Pinkdiamond9 Pinkdiamond9 31-35, F 37 mins ago

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    1. I was born on September 5th, 1954. 2. I am female. 3. I have one child, a daughter who was born June 15, 1985. 4. I watch FOX News. 5. I live with my parents: Mom was born...
    azny azny 56-60, F Apr 5

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    Music expresses that cannot be said and there is nothing like music to relieve the soul... because music touches us emotionally,it is the medicine of the breaking heart !
    sneha9951 sneha9951 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I decided that I'd teach myself how to play the guitar a little over a year ago and have found it fun, challenging, and therapeutic at times. I just zone out and focus on making my...
    mcicero5 mcicero5 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Music just helps us all get through so much stuff, I'm certain I'd go half-crazy if music were gone...
    themangoqueen themangoqueen 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    U can't touch music but music can touch you
    TylerIsDragonborn TylerIsDragonborn 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the...
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Accept is the correct term, not believe, as it so often incorrectly put. Belief is irrelevant. Evolution is a scientific theory, which means it is supported by an enormous amount...
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Credo in decem... OK so what do I believe? 1. I believe in evolution as the only rational and reasonable theory of natural selection and development. 2. I believe that god is a...
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Search "This was written during the time I felt the urgency of my search. I've had a lot of disappointments along the way but one thing rang inside my head that day. It was...
    elyzadusk elyzadusk 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    1. I have 2 dogs and 2 cats. 2.I don't drink alcohol. 3.I don't smoke. 4.I don't go to church. 5.I think the best theory explaining creation is Intelligent Design. 6.My favorite...
    azny azny 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Heard the song "stand by me" cover by Ki:Theory in the Brick Mansions trailer. Loved it.. Sounds haunting.. but I still love the original <3
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Listen in! http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=RDWCXj4wKZzXU&v=WCXj4wKZzXU OR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sR_bhAmWDo I'll be your light, your match, your burning sun, I'll...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    This is my anthem at the moment haha.Relates to my life right so much right now."I can make the rain stop,If I want to,Just by my attitude.I go where life takes me,but some days...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I listen to different kind of music as long they're not boring.
    aliyah2 aliyah2 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I used to listen to a lot of Jpop in middle school and the kids used to tease me a lot. Now I'm very cautious about sharing music with people. I've gotten better but still a little...
    grilledcheesegirl grilledcheesegirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I 'know'! I am such a music snob... I can hear the mistakes in this as well but it is still (nice) :)
    sunshinegirl23 sunshinegirl23 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    An addition to the 100 things I already shared.. 1. I love playing video games 2. My favourites are the GTA Games 3. I enjoy talking about nerdy things 4. Even when I'm really sad...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 10

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
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    I want tattoos... And not just to have tattoos... But because I want to express my life with my body. I want to get a bass clef on the outside of my left foot between my heel and...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Mar 22

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    1. I have two dogs. 2. I have REALLY bad memory 3. I'm very introverted 4. I try to be more open the last 2 years. 5. I haven't seen my father for 10 years. 6. The person I love...
    toughbaby toughbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My music is top secret, but I love to write music, I learn a lot about myself while I do it
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M Mar 21

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    I tried teaching myself a few years ago but gave up on it shortly after I started. I want to learn again to have a new hobby and because I also sing and I want to play music in a...
    thewindowshopper thewindowshopper 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am in band and the original instrument I was taught was the euphonium. Then I was just inspired by how music can create many things like a story or a mood. So I began to look for...
    Joelb8545 Joelb8545 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    My mom sat me down in fourth grade at the piano because she noticed something. She named children's songs and hymns from church for me to play. And I played the melody of each one...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F Mar 26

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    In the sixth grade, I was 11 years old, I started learning the Clarinet and love the sound. I have kept my clarinet all these years and sort of remember how to play... can still...
    Sookie70 Sookie70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The Small Turntable I remember when I was a kid going to the train depot with Mom one day and picking up a package. It was a good sized cardboard box and took up a spot in the...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Apr 4

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    Yes I know it's ALWAYS Maynard.... I do not care. This song popped into my head just now and I have to share. It's ******* beautiful and right on ..... Tool fans know ;) 46 and...
    MissWorld33 MissWorld33 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate how I have to defend what music I listen to. It shouldn't be a debate or a battle trying to defend your self. It shouldn't be about if someone thinks the bands are posers or...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I want to tell a story of how a little faith and an offering changed my life it was 19 yrs ago last Friday,,,I had been listning to Pastor Rod Parsley ,,He was preaching on the...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I was tagged by my dear friend bijouxbroussard. ;-) Ok...lets see here... 1. I'm a martial artist. I know dozens of styles. From the Karate system: Tae Kwon Do, Kenpo, Shotokan...
    HiPpIeRoNiN HiPpIeRoNiN 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    1. I'm a recovering cutter. 2. I'm bulimic. 3. I want to be a better Christian. 4. I love drawing and painting. 5. Some of my best friends are books. 6. Music gets me through...
    daniefaye32346 daniefaye32346 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i'm in HS and i get good grades and have my circle that i hang with and i don't listen to most of the crappy non sense music by future or chief keef ( dumbest rap name I've ever...
    storylover6 storylover6 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Tagged Again...... Thank you dear friend WindSylph. (I think) Oh what the heck, I have no secrets :) (well not anymore!) 1... My only interest in my life when I was young and...
    PhoenixM4 PhoenixM4 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    1. I'm Clare. 2. I live in London. 3. I am 31, but still feel 21. 4. I am happily married. 5. I need to find and make some new friends. 6. I love music, it makes everything better...
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Music is the air I breathe, it is the blood that courses through my veins and it, is what I live for. I play piano, violin, guitar, cello and basically any instrument I can get my...
    Katastr0ph3 Katastr0ph3 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Just a bunch of random songs in no particular order. I'll probably end up thinking of more songs I should've put on this list later. But anyway lots of videogames and anime and...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Hey there, I'm 23 years old, single and living in Sydney, Australia. I love indie music, gigs, concerts, art galleries, learning new languages, vintage stuff, festivals etc. I've...
    vintagegirl90 vintagegirl90 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I like foreign soundtrack music, particularly by Yoko Kanno. I like Japanese music, italian music, french music, old jazz music, piano music, classical, opera, indie music, choral...
    BeingInMonochrome BeingInMonochrome 16-17 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I never really warmed to the idea of being behind the wheel of a car. My parents still offer to pay for driving lessons and the theory test and for the first time, I felt I should...
    Dominc1 Dominc1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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