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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    Today I went for a swim at my local lake. As I jumped into the water with enthusiasm, I was determined to swim to the little island far off in distance. I paddled and paddled and I...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I've had a really bad past and present dealing with my abusive family, I wanna put it behind me and get over all the stupid things I've done to myself. So I started playing in a...
    Distancexx Distancexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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      The Obsession Continues When I was a child my father played music on Sunday mornings. Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Elvis, Patti Page - ...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The theory of evolution has strong and compelling evidence to back it up. It takes a great deal of evidence to reach the status of theory in science. I have read several good...
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    1. What is your name? Siim 2. How old are you? 21 3. Are you sure? Not quite. But it is according to my birth sertificate. 4. What is your earliest memory? Christmas. Bag full of...
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    The Neo-Darwinian theory of evolution best explains the origins of life. After wrestling how it would fit with my Christian faith, I learned that Biblical exegesis with historical...
    CubsLover1998 CubsLover1998 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Tom Petty - Learning To Fly
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The beginning of the observable universe of all the matter and energy in it and even of time itself is called the Big Bang. The science of quantum mechanics has only existed since...
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    Maybe it's in the answer I'm asking, "...about that change I want to MAKE in my life, not see happening." I guess it's a pretty passive way of expressing my will to do something...
    xnstxncts xnstxncts 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I really do love music... All kinds... I can lose myself it it.. Express myself with a song when i cant find the right words.. Set the mood around me.. Pick myself up... Its an...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 19

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    A theory is not the same as a hypothesis. A theory provides an explanatory framework for some observation, and from the assumptions of the explanation follows a number of possible...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    1) I am 15. 2) I am half English and half Finnish. 3) I am not a very sporty person. 4) I love candles, especially if they are scented. 5) I am currently in my final year of...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lonely life in highschool (Popularity and crave of belonging): Hey everyone. My name is Corrine and I was in 9th grade for the school year 2013-2014. Life was hard for me during...
    RynCori RynCori 13-15, F Aug 19

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    1. I am 56 year old guy. 2. I am married. 3. I am 6'1" tall. 4. I am a songwriter. 5. I am a musician. 6. I play guitar and have for a long time. 7. I am an Aries. 8. I eat healthy...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Some comment i liked from a friend in youtube: "Unfortunately we live on a planet that promotes music in its most evil form. Today's manufactured music just bombards influences...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M Aug 30

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    Pushing People Away.Why do we push people away when it is against our nature as social creatures to do this? No one really prefers to be alone deep down yet at times we isolate...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    New toy piano cause I know little about reading music I am trying to learn off by heart imagine by john Lennon at 50% speed now 6.36 mins takes me to play 60 times I've practiced...
    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I listened to this yesterday ..came across the video while looking for something else. I'm not one for watching award ceremonies, or anything like that. But I were speaking about...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Out of my Head- Theory of a Deadman. Damn, if I could fly to Colorado right now I'd perform this for my friend in a heartbeat.
    DrakeLineous DrakeLineous 22-25, M Aug 20

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    We've been...  ...which has a disability. On top of that we are looking for someone with nursing qualifications and encounter to provide wellbeing aid to small children...  Find...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    It's been a while since i did anything, last time it was some lsd and it wasn't a nice trip :S paramedics got involved and stuff but that was mostly because of my friends freaking...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M Aug 27

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    Theory of a Deadman - Does it Really Matter
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Aw man, these are legend and awesome. Linkin Park - The Hunting Party/Hybrid Theory/Meteora/A Thousand Suns/Living Things Imagine Dragons are awesome too. Battle Cry is addictive...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Charles Darwin sailed the ocean blue . His trips to the Galápagos Islands made him question the Biblical interpretation of creation. His original thinking and the outrage that...
    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    "Light it up" -Rev Theory
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    If you do not specify a spending plan we may possibly come up with an answer that is certainly way outside of your rate selection, or alternatively by using a quotation that does...
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    Ersatz - (of a product) made or used as a substitute, typically an inferior one, for something else. Although sometimes it's even better to learn the REAL meaning of a word whose...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I'd hoped to go inside and find out if a tour was on present, no luck right here, the Opera Property was closed! Luck was not with me, a shame as I study it had an elaborate neo...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Phase I Background: When I started I was 208 lbs (I'm 6 foot 3 inches tall). Doesn't seem bad, unless one considers a decade or so back I was 175 pounds and the weight gain was...
    qcrash qcrash 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I'm in Grade Two for piano and going strong! doing theory right now, minor keys and such. fun, fun!
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Aug 24

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    25 years later. Yes, 25... I grew up on love ballads, hair bands, metal and plain old rock and roll. I don't remember, but apparently I helped launched two careers into the music...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    This is true but for me it is therapy for the soul by expressing music through movement. I'm a dancer and nothing helps me identify better with music than how it makes me feel and...
    DaddysLittleKitten DaddysLittleKitten 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    i always have my music going. headphones on lost in the world of music. it gets on others nerves sometimes cause they try and talk to me but i cant hear them. lol ohh well. what...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I had my theory test earlier. Part of me thought I was going to fluff it. But it seems that I was able to pass it first time ^_^
    shadowhero92 shadowhero92 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I don't like dresses or skirts Love jogging bottoms and short hair cuts Not big on sex don't know what the big deal is Learning keyboard at moment imagine john Lennon and if I...
    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 Aug 29

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    He told her it was the Milky Way. Then, from nowhere, a star shot through the dark as if it had been hurled, and then snapped out of sight. ‘Did you see that?’ He grabbed her...
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I cant be friends with someone who doesnt watch the big bang theory. What would we talk about.
    jennaveivea jennaveivea 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    and the theory of what goes up - may also come down. I sometimes think we may have encountered the zenith.......
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 5