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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I love country music so much! Better Than You Left Me by Mickey Guyton is one of my repeat songs at the moment. We need more African American female country singers too...
    AllyBaby13 AllyBaby13 18-21, F 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    a great piece of music :)
    mintybear2 mintybear2 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    great piece of music
    mintybear2 mintybear2 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    There is a point in life that almost all women hit. For some its not till their late thirties. For others their early teens. I believe neither is wrong to feel for various reasons...
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    Like a normal, logic-using person, when I got extremely bored at four in the morning, instead of sleeping, I creating a very long, extensive list of the many, many songs I enjoy...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    yup I do my favorite singer is Billy Joel but right now I'm into fnaf aka five night at Freddy music like my favorite one is the puppet song and noticed and some other like stay...
    MichaelLenti MichaelLenti 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    If you aren't into complicated music theory, and musical comprehension I don't care, I am still a normal person like you and I can still get along and have things in common with...
    PrestoAgitato PrestoAgitato 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I thank God for this wonderful life He gave me, this wonderful family and for who I am. :) I know He loves me so much. I know who I am,what I am and what I want to be, but He's...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I want a guitar so I can sing and play my own music I've played the piano since I was 4 and a half
    musicspeakstome musicspeakstome 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well, as you may know, I am the First Mystical One Man Band who "makes sacred" and I do.There are some who do not get it. I am unrefined!It is not what you would expect from any...
    HallowOneBand HallowOneBand 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Because I am bored and depressed. Not all of those make me always happy, but at least sometimes. 1. Pizza 2. Chocolate 3. My dog 4. Karate 5. Riding the ripstik 6. Reading 7...
    asami13 asami13 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    OK, going to try again! 1. I'm 16 2. I'm from Ireland 3. I love books 4. I'd love a dog 5. I'm a Christian 6. I speak 3 languages 7. I'm really lazy 8. I love football(or soccer or...
    askatasuna askatasuna 13-15, M a week ago

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    1. My son 2. My family 3. Being artistic. 4. Creating 5. Kindness 6. Loyalty 7. Love 8. Good sex. 8. Good food 9. Sun 10. The sound of waterfalls. 11. The sound of rain 12...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    1)nature2)beautiful days3)occasional rainy days4)funny movies5)a walk on they levee (lakeside)6)walking the dog7)writing8)painting9)photography10)going to a place I've never been...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F Jul 19

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    Since the begining of the year I wanted to learn guitar so much but along the line someone told me something about me that made me really insecure about my self and I want to give...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I get frustrated when people say that evolution isn't real, that it's just a "theory." I think people need to realize that there is a difference between scientific theories and...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I love music. I'm so proud of my son that has been learning the flute. he plays such beautiful songs for me.
    Eyesshut78 Eyesshut78 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I love listening to music, and I love playing music even more! I'm a keyboard player who's always down to jam. I'm also a music theory super-nerd and love learning new things...
    Avadayva Avadayva 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I'm thinking about injecting myself with diluted Western Diamondback venom. I plan on doing a lot of testing and research into this, including health benefits and possible health...
    SilverFang4772 SilverFang4772 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    If you know any good YouTube channels for someone who can already read music, knows fingering, and some chords, please tell me!
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I want to learn how to play guitar
    ssaammii ssaammii 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My favorite kind of music is death metal and everyone that hears my music claims its just "noise" which is untrue! Its a very complex kind of music and the hardest to play on...
    pdayton pdayton 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    This summer I spent some time abroad in Europe, mainly France and England. I thought I would share some helpful tips with you about Paris that no one really tells you... just some...
    bhalibut bhalibut 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I love music, they make a room feel alive as you dance, think of a scene you want to describe or really anything. Loud rock music was with me in my 13 years as I was sad and angry...
    CrescientStar CrescientStar 16-17, F Jul 14

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    50 Things I have learned by suffering from depression and anxiety 1. The biggest struggle in Life is with “The Self and Our Worth” i.e. our EGO-we create these day dreams of...
    passionate6 passionate6 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Are there an Muslims here who can elaborate/correct my theory? The way I understand Islam, is that: Your Allah is the same god of the Christians and Jews, right? So is Islam...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    When you try your best, but you don't succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When you feel so tired, but you can't sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I play guitar, bass guitar, piano and drums. I've learned it all in highschool. And I teached myself a lot about music. I learned to play the guitar by myself, by just listening to...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Wow yes I sure am. I write and sing country music an make pop Tejano musicá. I also play the guitar and drums. I love them two those are my favorite two instruments. I been into...
    2chainzrocks 2chainzrocks 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I think there is a lot wrong with this social network. There's not enough positive and normal experiences. Most of the most popular experiences are things that are mostly stupid...
    ricke3 ricke3 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 11

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    1. Hip-Hop is my favorite music genre 2. I've smoked weed 3. I have two pairs of the same shoes 4. One of my ears is shaped differently than the other 5. I've never been to an...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I have mixed feelings. On one hand, as a Canadian, The U.S. protects us from anything and everything. Yes, the states gives Canada a lot of grief environmentally and economically...
    oink360 oink360 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I have a two healthy children, a supportive/hardworking husband, and a good job; Problem, I am withdrawn from me. I gave up my passion to live this life. I need a muse!
    everyonehasmyname everyonehasmyname 31-35 Jul 10

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