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Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By RobinTrower12
It's posts like nmitchell's that remind me why I...

It's posts like nmitchell's that remind me why I love classical music so much.
Forum: The Pit 08-07-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,121
Posted By RobinTrower12
As a classical guitarist, I need to maintain...

As a classical guitarist, I need to maintain long-ish fingernails on my right hand. Trying to keep well-shaped, clean fingernails while working warehouse and construction jobs is almost impossible.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By RobinTrower12
If you are listening to a piece of music (and...

If you are listening to a piece of music (and don't have the score), there is no way of telling if it is in 7/4, 7/8 or 7/16 time. The composer decides what note value to use as the pulse. Generally...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By RobinTrower12
Lento is the Italian tempo term meaning...

Lento is the Italian tempo term meaning "Slow."
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By RobinTrower12
Roman numerals indicate which fret you place your...

Roman numerals indicate which fret you place your index finger, and usually mean that you have to barre multiple strings at that fret. The single horizontal line after a roman numeral indicates how...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-25-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By RobinTrower12
I'm not sure what these 'harmonic pitch tests'...

I'm not sure what these 'harmonic pitch tests' are. Are you talking about the differences between Perfect Pitch and Relative Pitch? If you have perfect pitch you can identify any note at any time,...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-17-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By RobinTrower12
After listening to the song I can most definitely...

After listening to the song I can most definitely hear that the verse is in G major with a I-bVII-IV-I progression. It would be really hard to make yourself hear it as a V-IV-I-V. The C does not...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-17-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By RobinTrower12
I'm thinking the verse is in G major and the...

I'm thinking the verse is in G major and the chorus is in C major. The progression in each key is I-VII-IV-I. Using the subtonic (lowered 7) rather than the leading tone for the second chord allows...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-15-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,056
Posted By RobinTrower12
Fernando Sor had some interesting opinions about...

Fernando Sor had some interesting opinions about this in the early 19th century. It seems the issue is ever present in the musical world.

A guitarist (who is not a musician) is like someone who...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-15-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By RobinTrower12
V is used in minor keys because it possesses the...

V is used in minor keys because it possesses the raised 7th, the leading tone to the tonic. The basis of tonal harmony is the V-I (or V-i) progression.

This progression doesn't really make sense...
Forum: The Pit 06-04-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 915
Posted By RobinTrower12
I add raisins to a lot of granola type cereals....

I add raisins to a lot of granola type cereals. Also yogurt instead of milk or sometimes cream instead of milk.
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,770
Posted By RobinTrower12
I'm currently working in a warehouse, but I was...

I'm currently working in a warehouse, but I was hired through a temporary hiring agency. It's my first "real" job so I'm glad I got it for the summer. I got two other calls for interviews after I...
Forum: The Pit 05-08-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,060
Posted By RobinTrower12
The vegans I personally know are health freaks,...

The vegans I personally know are health freaks, picky eaters and are very anal about it. They turn their noses up at almost every restaurant and in general act like they are superior to everyone...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-08-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By RobinTrower12
Spend as much time as you are willing to. As a...

Spend as much time as you are willing to. As a music major at University I have to take 4 classes that focus entirely on ear training. I recommend a website like teoria.com or good-ear.com for...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-08-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By RobinTrower12
Guitar music is notated an octave higher than it...

Guitar music is notated an octave higher than it sounds. You would play 3rd fret on E string for the low G but it actually sounds an octave lower.

The accidentals (sharps or flats) at the beginning...
Forum: The Pit 05-08-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,518
Posted By RobinTrower12
I made her a card and my brother and I...

I made her a card and my brother and I collectively got her a cookbook and some flowers.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-30-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By RobinTrower12
Numbers in brackets represent which string to...

Numbers in brackets represent which string to play. (Low E is 6, high E is 1) Most scores use circles rather than brackets.

Numbers without brackets represent which left hand fingering. (1 is index,...
Forum: The Pit 04-28-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By RobinTrower12
It can be referred to as a "polyphonic...

It can be referred to as a "polyphonic melody" or a "compound melody." It is a monophonic texture but leaps imply a 2-voice counterpart.
Forum: The Pit 04-25-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 758
Posted By RobinTrower12
As a classical guitar performance major I file my...

As a classical guitar performance major I file my nails about 3 times a week.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-23-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By RobinTrower12
Harmonic minor and natural minor have flat sixth....

Harmonic minor and natural minor have flat sixth. Also the phrygian mode has flat sixth. If you were playing in E major and then played a C natural, you were probably playing what's called 'modal...
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 923
Posted By RobinTrower12
I don't have a job. I applied to over 15 entry...

I don't have a job. I applied to over 15 entry level positions the past few weeks but haven't even had a single interview yet... this could be a fun summer.
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 925
Posted By RobinTrower12
At my university, the professors seemed to have...

At my university, the professors seemed to have invented new terminology for theory so that no matter what your previous experience level is, there are TONS of new concepts for everyone in first year...
Forum: The Pit 12-15-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,207
Posted By RobinTrower12
Last night I had a dream that I met the classical...

Last night I had a dream that I met the classical guitar player John Williams, but then he started singing and playing folk/pop music. It was weird, though it seemed normal in my dream and I was...
Forum: The Pit 12-12-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,130
Posted By RobinTrower12
Techno/Electronica -> Modern Rock/Alternative...

Techno/Electronica -> Modern Rock/Alternative -> Blues/Classic Rock -> Classic Metal (like Sabbath, Priest, etc.) -> Progressive Rock/Progressive Death Metal -> Classical Guitar (currently studying...
Forum: The Pit 12-11-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,736
Posted By RobinTrower12
I don't have perfect pitch so I probably wouldn't...

I don't have perfect pitch so I probably wouldn't even notice.
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,891
Posted By RobinTrower12
I'm studying classical guitar in university, so...

I'm studying classical guitar in university, so yes I can say I do indeed listen to classical music.
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,516
Posted By RobinTrower12
Classical era Sonata. Exposition: Theme 1 (in...

Classical era Sonata.

Exposition: Theme 1 (in tonic) + Transition/modulation + Theme 2 (in dominant).
Development: Modulatory motivic development of Themes 1 and 2.
Recapitulation: Theme 1 (in...
Forum: The Pit 10-12-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,540
Posted By RobinTrower12
No. In fact, people have told me that it I have...

No. In fact, people have told me that it I have an extremely 'unswaggery' way of walking in which my head stays perfectly level all the time and my arms barely move at all.
Forum: The Pit 10-09-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 587
Posted By RobinTrower12
Classical guitar.

Classical guitar.
Forum: The Pit 10-03-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,663
Posted By RobinTrower12
Yeah when I was younger I thought athletics was...

Yeah when I was younger I thought athletics was going to be my thing. I was actually really good at sports up until I was about 15 years old. Then things went downhill and now I don't give a crap...
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