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    4/4 triplets with accent on 2 and 4 with a...

    4/4 triplets with accent on 2 and 4 with a turnaround every 12 bars? That'd do it for me. What are you looking for?

    I suspect that you're arguing from a paradigm of "music theory" existing to...
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    I use the Malcolm method. Granted, we perhaps...

    I use the Malcolm method. Granted, we perhaps come up with different stories.

    I wrote the lyrics in about 5 minutes (about an hour ago), and when I get home I will come up with a melody. The...
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    Sticky: It was at least as useful as any of your posts,...

    It was at least as useful as any of your posts, and took up a lot fewer pages to be useless. Learn from it.
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    Sticky: The foundations of this whole argument is pinned...

    The foundations of this whole argument is pinned to the unspoken stances of the posters concerning the relative status associated with music theory. Some guitarists will claim that theory study is a...
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    The only one that matters is where JonR said that...

    The only one that matters is where JonR said that shred sucks and isn't really music.

    :D
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    Rothko's main body of work was "artistic...

    Rothko's main body of work was "artistic expression par excellence, heavy with emotional impact?" He was actually one of the guys I had in mind as an example for studies in methods and technique.
    ...
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    Well, non-representational abstract art isn't bad...

    Well, non-representational abstract art isn't bad art, so you don't have to feel old, Jon. It is an exhibition of technique prowess rather than artistic expression. It is a study in methods and...
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    I usually use "Children of the Sea" by Sabbath to...

    I usually use "Children of the Sea" by Sabbath to to get new guitarists used to the open D minor and early barre chord work.

    I use "Nigh Moves" by Seger to teach them the open F and left-hand...
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    The rise of Shredding is the expected result of...

    The rise of Shredding is the expected result of scale-oriented guitar education. That is, the last million or so guitarists learning to play probably went through the current standard of "okay, this...
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    To shorten Jed's point up a bit... All guitarists...

    To shorten Jed's point up a bit... All guitarists have seen endless black dot patterns for chords. Most players only bother to learn where the root note is and from there simply slide it up and down...
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    Full-blown dissection of copyrighted music may...

    Full-blown dissection of copyrighted music may invoke the ire of vBulletin TOS monitors. Or not. I have never fooled with vBulletin.
  12. If I have made a good point, then surely it is...

    If I have made a good point, then surely it is snowing in Tucumcari, Arizona. But let's run with this...

    Metal IS "a bunch of emotionally retarded 18-30 year olds wearing black and white face...
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    I'm ignoring the Hell right out of it. I am so...

    I'm ignoring the Hell right out of it. I am so Side 2 that I have actually forgotten what it was I was ignoring. Probably some sort of sophistic and "different for difference's sake" methodology...
  14. Trying to objectify the elements which "should"...

    Trying to objectify the elements which "should" be used to sub-categorize music is ridiculous. The only objective model is to pick a song, name a genre for it, and then compare all other songs to it...
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    Staying quite on-topic, I am actually a little...

    Staying quite on-topic, I am actually a little pleased to see the arguments (which have adequately been presented so we can move on, as Crossroads has pointed out).

    This forum is a learning...
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    ...what are you talking about? I was talking...

    ...what are you talking about? I was talking about the various software packages which have algorithims which transcribe music. Generally, transcription software will indeed use notation. It is an...
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    I always categorized them as: Lick -...

    I always categorized them as:

    Lick - practiced and memorized fill used when soloing
    Riff - rhythym guitar pattern on distorted electrics
    Groove - repetitious use of a riff

    An example of a...
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    John, as more and more software is developed and...

    John, as more and more software is developed and improved, we'll start to see more and more scores with odd times or polyrhythms. Be prepared to field these questions. And when you ask them where...
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    Endless Performance

    I was having a conversation with one of my "students" yesterday, and immediately thought of a million threads here at iBM.

    I was explaining to him that there are four categories of music. Here...
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    The handful of guys who used to show each other...

    The handful of guys who used to show each other songs and licks in person (correctly or not) have become the thousands of guys who do the exact same thing with tab and the internet. There is really...
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    If a guitar's intonation is off so much that it...

    If a guitar's intonation is off so much that it genuinely matters, then try resetting it. If it is still off enough to matter, then give the guitar to some kid and then go buy yourself a new one. ...
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    Smithmiller6, do not be scared off by Jed and I...

    Smithmiller6, do not be scared off by Jed and I joking around. You should see me and Jim8CP when the topic of genetics pops up...
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    (Note to the easily offended: I am doing all this...

    (Note to the easily offended: I am doing all this tongue-in-cheek and joking around with Jed.)

    The article placed before a vowel phonic should be "an" rather than "a." Also, the use of terms...
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    Those flex the metacarpal (Hell, I forget......

    Those flex the metacarpal (Hell, I forget... metacarpaleophlangeal or somesuch) joint. Even at that, they do not move isolated.

    One can practice and use them to roll a quarter across their...
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