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    Root = E 3rd = G# 5th = B b7 = D #9 = G ...

    Root = E
    3rd = G#
    5th = B
    b7 = D
    #9 = G

    The 5th can be ommited.

    ---------------
    --8------------ #9
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    It's the 5th mode of the Melodic Minor...

    It's the 5<SUP>th</SUP> mode of the Melodic Minor and is often called Mixolydian b6 and similar to Mixolydian mode, but with a lowered 6<SUP>th</SUP> degree. Usage is primarily over any V7#5 type. ...
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    Stride Guitar - Rare Guy Van Duser Vid

    Wolverine Blues by Jelly Roll Morton
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlI0l0uhlo8

    Amazing touch and feel and makes it look so easy.

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    If it's Sor's Variations on Mozart's Magic Flute,...

    If it's Sor's Variations on Mozart's Magic Flute, that's a great comp. Use an "a-i-pulloff" fingering sequence for the triplets in that last variation. There are also a few wrong notes in some...
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    FWIW, starting improv is tough. Old Brit blues...

    FWIW, starting improv is tough. Old Brit blues stuff is always a good starting point for acquiring tasteful pents and stock licks. Slowing down licks with software like Transcribe helps the process...
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    Earl Klugh Laurindo Almedia Jeff Linsky...

    Earl Klugh
    Laurindo Almedia
    Jeff Linsky
    http://www.jefflinsky.com/
    Guy Van Duser (Stride)
    William Kanengiser (Classical & Jazz)
    John Stowell (Classical & Jazz)

    Luiz Bonfa...
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    Iím not sure if this answers yur question....

    Iím not sure if this answers yur question. Technically, bars (barlines) divide the staff into equal parts of time to form measures.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_(music)

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  8. Thread: cadences

    by VidKid
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    Link to Authentic and Plagal (Amen) Cadences...

    Link to Authentic and Plagal (Amen) Cadences
    http://www.tpub.com/harmony/9.htm

    The Perfect Authentic cadence has a typo in the description. Iíve never played a supersonic chord, but Iím sure...
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    Ben, I'm no expert in writing Counterpoint,...

    Ben,

    I'm no expert in writing Counterpoint, but you may be right. The top voice will most likely be the standout because we naturally want to hear that first, but a "trained ear" will be able to...
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    You nailed the essence of Counterpoint, ashc -...

    You nailed the essence of Counterpoint, ashc - equal melodic interest with each voice!!! A really good bass player will sometimes play dynamic counter-melodic lines to the main melody/theme to make...
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    Counterpoint (Counter-melody)

    Just to clarify further, Counterpoint and Harmonized chord progressions are not quite the same animal. In Counterpoint, you begin not with chords but with independent melodic lines. Here the chords...
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    Teaching counterpoint starts out with studying...

    Teaching counterpoint starts out with studying two part (Inventions), to three part and four part creating independent harmonic lines/melodies. Bach Fugues and Two-Part Inventions are good examples...
  13. Thread: Danny Gatton

    by VidKid
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    Gatton info/bio:...

    Gatton info/bio:
    http://www.jt30.com/jt30page/micKguitars/Gatton-article.html
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    Jed, Youíre on the right track for a practice...

    Jed,

    Youíre on the right track for a practice schedule. The Berklee II,III are good also,

    After learning the diatonic Dom 7th arp maps, alter the 5th with #5 or b5 to create augmented...
  15. Hereís a guide to Modal Progressions. Just start...

    Hereís a guide to Modal Progressions. Just start your progression on the first chord in the list and move among the chords with either stepwise, 5th, 3rd movement etc. End your progression with the...
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    Just to add, you might start experimenting...

    Just to add, you might start experimenting cycling between 2 triads. Instead of playing a stepwise linear scale pattern, you can improvise with intervals/triads over a static chord or V7alt to get...
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    Personally, I think of this type of alt chord...

    Personally, I think of this type of alt chord (#5,b5) either A7#5b5, A7(b5,b13) or Eb7(9b5). Itís more important to know that it has an altered dominant function (the A note) and will most likely...
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    Clapton was heavily influenced by Texan, Freddie...

    Clapton was heavily influenced by Texan, Freddie King during the John Mayall days.

    (Have You Ever Loved a Woman, Hide Away, The Stumble, Stormy Monday, San-Ho-Zay etc)
    ...
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    For me it never stops. Once you learn your basic...

    For me it never stops. Once you learn your basic intervals, diatonic scales/modes/arps/harmony then thereís the altered stuff like chord substitutions, Harmonic, Melodic, WT and Diminished scales...
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    Another thought on categorizing dissonance...

    Another thought on categorizing dissonance (non-diatonic tones)

    There are 3 general categories:
    1) Resolved very quickly Ė (passing tones)
    5,#5,6, b7 quick passage in blues or pent etc.


    ...
  21. Thread: Parallel minor

    by VidKid
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    Normally you use Borrowed Chords in major keys to...

    Normally you use Borrowed Chords in major keys to add to the limited chords that are available by the major scale. The harmonic choices are expanded by exchanging diatonic chords between parallel...
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    Just add to the list of great soloist already...

    Just add to the list of great soloist already mentioned are lesser known artist such as, Earl Klugh and Jeff Linsky.

    Klugh link to Solo works: ...
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    Sonata No.1 in Gm for Violin - Presto. (These...

    Sonata No.1 in Gm for Violin - Presto. (These fingerings and positions are all messed up.)

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    Analyzing "classical" progressions, from all...

    Analyzing "classical" progressions, from all periods, is a great way to learn new progression movements. Many great jazz/rock/modern composers "rip/borrow" classical progressions and adapt them to...
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    Yup, the Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1...

    Yup, the Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 (BWV1007). You hear this one on TV commericals. It's a standard piece for classical guitar and usually is played w/ dropped D. (Good first year/semester jury...
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