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  1. Thread: Rock School

    by pennywise
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    Rock School

    Hi all,

    I don't have a guitar teacher at the minute, and dont really have the time I would like to play the guitar (therefore not making the best use out of a techer). But I would like to get...
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    Mine are: A: 11.6cm B: 9.6cm C: 9.0cm I...

    Mine are:
    A: 11.6cm
    B: 9.6cm
    C: 9.0cm

    I met Richie Kotzen once after a gig (I had one (or two) too many Jack D's) and compared hand sizes (poor bloke was probably scared of a big drunk...
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    Wow and there we me thinking it was a simple...

    Wow and there we me thinking it was a simple question!!!

    Thanks all for explanations - Just read the posts tonight and i too was wondering as I read down them - whats this H thinggy? So thanks...
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    What is an A2 Chord?

    Hi I was looking at a piece of music earlier and I seen it contained a chord A2.

    Is it the same as an A9, or is it shorthand for an Asus2?, I assume the difference between the two is the inclusion...
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    What about playing the scale in 3rds, 4ths, 5ths...

    What about playing the scale in 3rds, 4ths, 5ths and 6ths? E.g take C major in 3rds, play

    C E D F E G F A G B A C B D C E
    1 3 2 4 3 5 4 6 5 7 6 8 7 9 8 2

    or

    play the scale arps as triad...
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    Thanks Phantom, I agree, at the end of the day...

    Thanks Phantom,

    I agree, at the end of the day it is the same note - I just wanted to make sure it didn't really matter. I'm just trying to get up to speed on theory.

    Thought I think your...
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    The Diminished Scale

    What are the rules for building a Diminished scale. I know it is Full step, Halfstep, fullstep pattern which results in 8 notes. Where you have the choice of two notes e.g. F# or Gb in the G...
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    ok I understand now - cheers

    ok I understand now - cheers
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    So if I am in the key of G and come across an Ab...

    So if I am in the key of G and come across an Ab just add the extra notes (Ab, Eb) to the scale. Is that what outside notes are? (I have seen the term but thats about it). Changing keys seems safer...
  10. I picked up the guitar at 15 or so - I am not...

    I picked up the guitar at 15 or so - I am not from a musical family (my sister played recorder in school for a week but I dont think that counts;)) - I was given a plywood telecaster copy. Not very...
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    thanks for all the help gersdal - much appreciated

    thanks for all the help gersdal - much appreciated
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    Ahhhhh, can you subsitute any chord or can you...

    Ahhhhh,
    can you subsitute any chord or can you only substitute a Dominant chord?, could I substitute with F#maj or must it be with a seventh chord?
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    Theres something I haven't covered before - whats...

    Theres something I haven't covered before - whats a tritone substution?

    I just took the song from a piece of sheet music on the net - I'm not even sure I know the song!! I'm not really into Jazz,...
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    Thanks for the quick replies, a few questions......

    Thanks for the quick replies, a few questions...

    Los. is that a good rule of thumb - if a single chord looks completly foreign to the progression to look for a key change?

    Gersdal, when you...
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    Key center and chord function II

    I recently posted to the music theory Forum, but I guess that this is a better place for my questions (if I'm wrong could someone tell me).

    I am trying to analyse different songs and identify...
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    Ain't Misbehavin'

    Thought I'd do one over lunch, here is the first few bars of Ain't Misbehavin'. I think they are OK, I'm assuming it is in the Key of Eb major.

    Few things I'm not sure about:

    Do I treat a Eb6...
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    That would be great - i'll do a few over the...

    That would be great - i'll do a few over the weekend
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    Keys and Chord Function

    Hi all

    I am currently working on identifying keys and chord functions within songs, I have done all the examples in the GIT Harmony and Theory book, but there are not very many of themI was...
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    Few more ideas

    Here's my two cents...

    Another idea for the project is to ensure that you have good printing facilities. E.g. If the game is to draw out all the note positions of the Dorian mode it would be nice...
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    Got to agree with bdemon. I used to buy an odd...

    Got to agree with bdemon. I used to buy an odd issue of GW, and a couple of Total Guitar mags, depending what was in them. Normally they were a bit hit and miss (more miss than hit!);)

    However...
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    another oldie

    Its been I while since I've posted, but this thread made me smile. Yep same boat as all others. I'm 32 and playing guitar (badly). I've had a guitar in the house since I was 15 and have tried to...
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    What about a bit of Rage Against the Machine! :p

    What about a bit of Rage Against the Machine! :p
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    Great idea phantom Here are mine: ...

    Great idea phantom
    Here are mine:

    http://www.musictheory.net/ (Uses Flash)
    I use the this site for eartraining and a bit of theory (though I should use it a lot more)

    ...
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    Hi Scurvy, welcome to Ibreathe. Its early in the...

    Hi Scurvy, welcome to Ibreathe. Its early in the morning - so sorry if I make a mistake - I am assumming that you are interested in major triads...


    Looks Fine


    This should be :
    2nd : root :...
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    Mine is the bad guy in stephen king's IT. He was...

    Mine is the bad guy in stephen king's IT. He was the only baddie in an 80s horror film to give me the creeps. :D
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