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Old 01-18-2006, 04:50 PM   #21
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^ chords with tension are often dissonant chords (your ear wants to run away!) and chords that sound like they're "just about" to go back to the tonic.

And as for resolving? You'd know it if you heard it. Its that sense of things returning to "rightness" and "simplicity" that you get from a cadence or nice harmonies...
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Old 01-18-2006, 08:46 PM   #22
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hmmm im still not quite sure of resolve and i have no idea what cadence is care to explain using an example?



and Tonic is the root note correct?
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Old 01-19-2006, 11:32 AM   #23
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Resolution (resolve - resolving) - - -
Resolution in western tonal music theory is the "need" for a sounded note and/or chord to move from a dissonance or unstable sound to a more final or stable sounding one, a consonance.
Resolution has a strong basis in tonal music, since atonal music generally contains a more constant level of dissonance and lacks a tonal center to which to resolve. The concept of "resolution", and the degree to which resolution is "expected", is contextual as to culture and historical period. In a classical piece of the Baroque period, for example, an added sixth chord (made up of the notes C, E, G and A, for example) has a very strong need to resolve, while in a more modern work, that need is less strong - in the context of a pop or jazz piece, such a chord could comfortably end a piece and have no particular need to resolve.

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Old 01-19-2006, 11:34 AM   #24
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Cadence-
In musical theory a cadence (Latin cadentia, "a falling") is a particular series of intervals or chords that ends a phrase, section, or piece of music. Cadences give phrases a distinctive ending, that can, for example, indicate to the listener whether the piece is to be continued or concluded. An analogy can be made with punctuation, with some weaker cadences acting as commas, indicating a pause or momentary rest, while a stronger cadence will then act as the period, indicating the end of the phrase or musical sentence.

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Old 01-21-2006, 01:36 PM   #25
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Tonic -
The tonic is the first note of a musical scale, and in the tonal method of music composition it is extremely important. The triad formed on the tonic note, the tonic chord, is thus the most important chord. More generally, the tonic is the pitch upon which all other pitches of a piece are hierarchically centered.

After tonic, the names of the remaining scale degrees (of a diatonic scale) in order are as follows: supertonic-2nd scale degree, mediant-3rd Scale degree, subdominant-4th Scale degree, dominant-5th Scale degree, submediant-6th Scale degree, leading Tone-7th Scale degree, subtonic-Also 7th scale degree, but applying to the lowered 7th found in the natural minor scale.

There can be major scales and minor scales. The tonic remains the same in these two different "modes," for a given key, wheareas scale degrees such as the third degree and the sixth degree are altered in the minor scale.


Tonic as the root note-
In music the root (basse fondamentale) of a chord is the note or pitch upon which that chord is perceived or labelled as being built or hierarchically centered upon. This feeling of centeredness is readily aurally perceivable for the culturally trained (those who grew up with European music) and its verbal labelling is a basic skill for the musically trained.

When the root is the bass note, or bottom, of the expressed chord the chord is said to be in root position. This may also be described as uninverted or as in normal form. Often the root is not actually the lowest pitch being played in a chord, in which case the chord is inverted.

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callum, your so cool


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Old 01-21-2006, 04:22 PM   #26
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Divebomb? I think i know what it is but I would just liek to be certain.

Thanks, a a great idea.
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Old 01-22-2006, 02:42 PM   #27
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im not to sure about divebomb,

i cant seem to find a definition, May somebody else field this question?
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Divebomb? I think i know what it is but I would just liek to be certain.


cheers again guys for the questions and answers

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callum, your so cool


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Old 01-22-2006, 02:58 PM   #28
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Divebomb -
from what I understand, it's where you strum a chord then push the whammy bar on your guitar down smoothly and fairly slowly then let go quite quickly. This will give you the divebombing sound. I'm not an expert as my guitar has a Hardtail.
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Old 01-22-2006, 03:01 PM   #29
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Cheers Thanks for that contribution.
please lay it out as described opening post

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callum, your so cool


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Old 01-22-2006, 03:14 PM   #30
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Erm...sorry?
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Old 01-22-2006, 03:15 PM   #31
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lol , u done it now, thanks

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callum, your so cool


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callum you are my god! <3 LUB!


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Old 01-27-2006, 11:58 PM   #32
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define please



Jamming.

Tritone.

comping.

vamping.
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Old 01-28-2006, 03:52 AM   #33
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whats violining?

and not only what is violining, but how do u do it? i think its what metallica does during the acoustic part of to live is to die.
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Old 01-28-2006, 11:53 AM   #34
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Jamming -
(a jam session) a musical act where musicians gather and play (or "jam") without extensive preparation or predefined arrangements.
or jamming can be used in reference as to "play" your guitar / other instrument. usually as converstation slang.


Tritone -
The tritone, as its name implies, is a musical interval that spans three whole tones or six semitones. The two most basic types of tritone are the augmented fourth and the diminished fifth. Two tritones add up to 6 whole tones - or 12 semitones - usually a perfect octave. A common symbol for tritone is π.

One of the two strong dissonances in the diatonic scale, it was called diabolus in musica ("the Devil's interval") by some from the early music era to the baroque period. It was exploited more heavily after the advent of equal temperament due to its usefulness to create a modulation. The only intervals (less than an octave) in tonal music that keep their characteristic sound in inversion are tritones. The tritone is abbreviated as TT


comping-
(Jazz accompanies) Comping (an abbreviation of "accompany") is the art of harmonically, rhythmically, and melodically supporting a jazz soloist with improvised chords. In a standard jazz combo, the pianist typically comps during the horn and bass solos by improvising chords and notes. During the piano solo, the pianist often plays melodic lines with his right hand while comping with his left hand, treating his right hand as the "soloist."


Vamping-
(jazz reference)
In jazz, a vamp is simply a repeating musical figure or accompaniment The equivalent in classical music would be an ostinato. A background vamp provides a performer, or perhaps the pianist's right hand, a harmonic framework upon which to improvise. A vamp often acts as a springboard at the opening of an improvisation.

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callum, your so cool


or

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callum you are my god! <3 LUB!


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Old 01-28-2006, 12:05 PM   #35
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Guitar-
A guitar is a stringed musical instrument. For right-handed players, the right hand plucks the strings with either the fingers or a plectrum (guitar pick), while the opposite applies for left handed players (in general). The sound is produced by vibrating strings, which in turn resonate the body and neck.

Guitars may be acoustic, electric (i.e. with electrical amplification) or both. Classical guitars are also present in the guitar family. Guitars have a body acting mostly as a resonator, which can be hollow in acoustic guitars or solid in most electric guitars, and a neck. Typically, a headstock extends from the neck for tuning.

Parts of the guitar


1)Headstock
2)Nut
3)Machine heads
4)Frets
5)Truss rod
6)Inlays
7)Neck and fretboard
8)Neck joint
9)Body
10)Pickups
11)Electronics
12)Bridge
13)Pickguard

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callum, your so cool


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callum you are my god! <3 LUB!


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Old 01-28-2006, 04:33 PM   #36
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:58 AM   #37
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Sweep Picking-
Sweep picking is the term for a guitar technique when a guitarist picks a string on their guitar downwards and then the next string below it downwards, in a 'sweeping' motion. This also applies for upward strokes, in which a player will sweep up the guitar strings towards themselves. Most guitarists will sweep across three or more notes within the same chord, but the notes are fretted with each fingertip separately (i.e. absence of barre chords) as the technique involves the player's pick striking each string and then pulling their finger off of the note they have just played to mute the sound produced. When properly executed, there is never more than one note sounding at a time. This is also sometimes called the "legato technique". Guitarists usually sweep pick arpeggios, as they produce a specific neo-classical, violin-like feel to their phrasing.

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callum, your so cool


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callum you are my god! <3 LUB!


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Old 01-29-2006, 08:15 AM   #38
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umm i still have my quesiton unanswered -_-
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Old 01-29-2006, 08:20 AM   #39
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oh sorry dude, i thought i said i didnt have an answer,

Can someone please provide an answer for "what is violining"?

Thanks for the great questions and answers yet again

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callum, your so cool


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callum you are my god! <3 LUB!


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Old 01-29-2006, 08:41 AM   #40
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Im not sure if you mean this but I think it is the following:

You play a note, then slowly drop the volume to 0, then play another note and up the volume again. Wait for someone else to provide a better explanation and/or back me up.
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