Harmonic Progressions | Learning and Loving Music Theory Kelvin, You actually caught a mistake on the roman numerals! Thanks, I’ll have to fix that. The first and last chords of the progression are not 7th chords. Somehow I inadvertently typed “I7″ on the first chord of all the major keys. In the classical tradition, for the sake of stability, the first and last chords of a circle-of-fifths progression are usually triads, not 7th chords. Harmonic Sequences Part 2 In the jazz tradition all chords usually are 7ths, in which case the progression will start and end with 7th chords. Thanks again for your interest and input.
eMusicTheory.com: teach and learn music theory from anywhere Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD There are lots of utilities to recover deleted files, but what if you can’t boot up your computer, or the whole drive has been formatted? We’ll show you some tools that will dig deep and recover the most elusive deleted files, or even whole hard drive partitions. We’ve shown you simple ways to recover accidentally deleted files, even a simple method that can be done from an Ubuntu Live CD, but for hard disks that have been heavily corrupted, those methods aren’t going to cut it. In this article, we’ll examine four tools that can recover data from the most messed up hard drives, regardless of whether they were formatted for a Windows, Linux, or Mac computer, or even if the partition table is wiped out entirely. Note: These tools cannot recover data that has been overwritten on a hard disk. Our setup We then wiped the partition table from the hard drive by deleting the partitions in GParted. Is our data lost forever? Installing the tools Recover hard drive partitions sudo testdisk PhotoRec
Better Guitar - Guitar Songs You Should Learn. There are certain songs that every guitar player should try to learn. Either they are commonly requested or they have cool guitar parts that will expand your playing skills. I am going to list songs in several styles of music and explain why I think they should be add to your “play list.” While most are electric guitar songs, there are some acoustic songs also. Obviously, this type of list won’t ever be comprehensive, and no doubt, many will disagree with my choices — and find many ommissions. This is a huge list and will take most players years to complete (if ever.) Johnny B.
Home Studio Talk I was zipping around on YouTube a while back and ran across this video called "Vocaloid live concert part 1". I did not understand what was going on in the video and I could not figure out a few things right off the bat. A) was it a real voice B) are these holograms C) are people really at a concert with "fake" people on the stage. After some Google searches I soon found the answers to these three questions were No, Kinda, and yes. -Was it a real voice = no -Were they holograms = kind of, more like a projection onto a clear surface like the projection show on the sheet of water at Disneyland. - are people really at a concert with "fake" people on stage = yes Here is a video showing the software in action. Basically Vocaloid is software that uses a piano roll interface but instead of synth sounds like pianos, violins, and trumpets you get virtual singer's voices like Leon's voice, Lola's voice and Miriam's voice. Anyway check it out here at their website.
30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists The guitar is an instrument that knows no genre and no boundaries--one of the reasons why it's arguably the world's most beloved instrument. Here are over 30 incredibly useful (and often entertaining) websites dedicated to the guitar and its admirers. Must-see sites 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Soloing 6. 100 Greatest Guitar Solos is a ranked list of the greatest guitar solos of all time with included tablature for each. 7. 20 Greatest Guitar Solos Ever resembles the beginning of the above list, but with crispy and delicious YouTube videos for each entry. 8. Inspirational articles 9. 10. 99 Tips to Help You Play Better features 99 pearls of wisdom from guitar wizards like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Jimmi Page. “Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. 11. Free guitar tabs and guitar chords The online guitar tablature community was in turmoil just a few months ago when the legal status of tabs was questioned. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17. Free guitar lessons 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Guitar theory 25. 26.
Translation Cloud - Professional Language Translation of Documents The Aesthetics of Popular Music Popular music is widely assumed to be different in kind from the serious music or art music that, until very recently, monopolized attention in philosophical discussions of music. In recent years, however, popular music has become an important topic for philosophers pursuing either of two projects. First, popular music receives attention from philosophers who see it as a test case for prevailing philosophies of music. Even now, most philosophy of music concentrates on the European classical repertoire. Although the category of popular music presupposes differences from serious music, there is limited consensus about the nature of these differences beyond the near-tautology that most people prefer popular music to art music. Among the topics that have benefited from this reconsideration are the nature of music’s aesthetic value, music’s claim to autonomy, and the ontology of music. Table of Contents 1. Gurney is not entirely negative about popular music. 2. 3.
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Guitar Chords Magic | Free Guitar Chords | Guitar Chord Charts 47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should Visit In a recent “Open Mic” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article. As you’re reading this article, Audiotuts+ needs no introduction. This is a great Flash site with many resources to help you learn music theory. The site content is split up as follows: Lessons, including topics that cover notation, chords and scalesTrainers, that teach you notes, keys, intervals, triads, keyboard, guitar and brass. Michael comments: “I have found very helpful. This is a site that helps you with scales and chords. The charts are guitar-based, and there are options for various alternate tunings and other stringed instruments. A website that helps you learn musical scales and chords. Subtitled “Learn music technology”, this site is all about learning audio. Joe comments: “Great Ableton/sound design videos.”
10 Essentials On Guitar Improvisation Photo by Simone13 AKA John Pastorello Besides writing and playing songs I just love improvising. When I practice improvising I always first pour myself a cup of green tea, I put on some folk music (e.g. Other times I practice melodic patterns, triads, arpeggios, licks, everything that will spice up my improvisation skills. Improvising is one of the most fun and fulfilling aspects of guitar playing, but also something that requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Here are 10 basic essentials that will help you become a better improviser. 1 – Pentatonics / blues Learn to play the pentatonic/blues scale all over the neck in all five shapes. 2 – Major Scale Next to the pentatonic scale, the major scale is the most important scale to learn. Once you can play the scale in all positions, connect the different positions with each other. The most exciting and challenging part is learning how to improvise with the scales. 3- Melodic patterns Example: Major scale = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Play The 7 Modes in 7 Days (Tabs Incl.) Photo by Marta Monleón Modes are used in all kinds of musical styles like Jazz, Rock, Metal, Flamenco, etc. They create a certain mood or feel to your playing. If you feel like you are stuck playing solos using just Major/Minor or Pentatonic/Blues scales all the time, you’re ready to call on the modes and dive a little deeper. When I first got introduced to modes I was a little bit overwhelmed, but also excited to explore this whole new world of boundless possibilities. I soon realized it’s all about the journey and not the destination, so enjoy the process! There are 7 modes which can be derived from the major scale: 1 – Ionian 2 – Dorian 3 – Phrygian 4 – Lydian 5 – Mixolydian 6 – Aeolian 7 – Locrian Each mode starts and stops on a different note within the major scale. In this post we take the C major scale to explain the modes, but you can derive the 7 modes from any major scale in any key. I challenge you to understand the basics and work your way through each mode in 7 days.
How to be a Rock Star in 5 Minutes: The 4 Chords to Stardom Sharebar Many of the greatest rock and pop hits from the past 40 years only use the same 4 chords. THE SAME 4 CHORDS. So if you were every thinking of being a rock or pop star, well then all you gotta do is keep writing sappy love songs using these same 4 chords until you make that hit! This was so famously exposed by the great Axis of Awesome in this video: (We made a video playlist of all these songs for your pleasure here: We’re going to show you what those chords are, what they look like on guitar and piano so you can get jammin! We have to thanks darthgabriel97, he spelled what the exact chords and variations you can use: “B Abm E F# but they are using E B C#m A. For Guitar I think I got this right. Here’s B, Abm, E, F# (C Major, A Sharp Major, E Major, F Sharp) Here’s E, B, C#m, A (E Major, B Major, C Sharp Minor, A Major) – THIS IS THE PATTERN AXIS OF AWESOME USES Here’s C, G, Am, F (C Major, G Major, A Minor, F Major) For Piano 30h!