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by chroma
July 27th, 2017, 1:26 am
Forum: Hear Here
Topic: Night at the Improv
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

Re: Night at the Improv

All these views, and almost no listens...... Thea ain't no aw-diance hea!
by chroma
July 20th, 2017, 1:55 am
Forum: Hear Here
Topic: Night at the Improv
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

Night at the Improv

That's a bare take on the title of that old show. Actually it was "Evening....", but for some reason I, and others on youtube, remember it as "Night...." In any case... Despite any indiscretions or transgressions I may have made, I'd like to post a recent piece of mine. My music comes through a mixt...
by chroma
July 16th, 2017, 4:06 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Ehhn, ehhn, I ain't never gonna play none of that music anyways. Again, I don't know as we're helping the OP.
by chroma
July 15th, 2017, 10:09 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Okay, but wait a minute: he indicates dotted half for 3/4. Just like the dotted eighth for 3/8 in the beginning. Every metronome marking corresponds to the measure(meter) length. So? Maybe this complex way ensures smoother transitions?....or easier to slide into? I think that an eighth=x would suffi...
by chroma
July 14th, 2017, 10:38 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

I think it was just my refusal to entertain all those things. I don't see the need. Pop music surely doesn't need them. Your link goes to a 'nothing here' page. Incidentally, I can forego percussion pieces. Most of the instruments are all attack. I like Xenakis' normal ensemble stuff, though. Anyway...
by chroma
July 14th, 2017, 1:55 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Modes!!
Replies: 7
Views: 6278

Re: Modes!!

Oh right, I forgot the sharps in those keys. Only C is major made of all naturals. The point is the same, though.
by chroma
July 14th, 2017, 1:30 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

I think it's a matter of preferred convention. I think in terms of pulse, for example as seems the case of Schoenberg in this piece. (No posting options, and inability to embed, etc, gets the booby prize. LLL-AME.) https://youtu.be/JEY9lmCZbIc?t=11s http://i.imgur.com/mueaWFp.png Notice he has two m...
by chroma
July 13th, 2017, 1:23 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Don't worry about having to listen 100 times. We've all been there... I haven't. My answer would be not to do it, then. I think you're confusing beats (versus pulse) with beat value. There are 4 quarter notes in 2/2 and 4/4. The constant is the tempo (unless it's Elliot Carter or the like.....), so...
by chroma
July 12th, 2017, 12:40 pm
Forum: Hear Here
Topic: Idea for advanced improvisers. (Lesson)
Replies: 1
Views: 1368

Re: Idea for advanced improvisers. (Lesson)

Dom7 is the standard gateway to key modulation, distance to the new key center a basic factor of efficacy. But without modulation, there is no movement, so the scale changed to is arbitary.
by chroma
July 12th, 2017, 12:20 pm
Forum: Hear Here
Topic: Keyless Thinking in Guitar Composition
Replies: 3
Views: 1934

Re: Keyless Thinking in Guitar Composition

Given the pervasiveness of tertian tonality, it's difficult for people to not create music within such a frame. (Oftenly people can't even hear music that is without). Some may not do it correctly - parallel fifths, for example - but harmonically their bent is tertian-tonal. A foundation in basic to...
by chroma
July 12th, 2017, 12:10 pm
Forum: Hear Here
Topic: Classical influenced improvisation
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Re: Classical influenced improvisation

The development of music came from the invention of its composers. Bach for example did many things that would in standard terms be 'illegal', but can be 'justified' within the context, because they arose from voice-leading, but also because they make sense harmonically. The distinction with Bach on...
by chroma
July 12th, 2017, 11:45 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Feeling the rhythm of the phrasing gives all one needs. Knowing the meter isn't even required.
by chroma
July 11th, 2017, 4:46 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Thanks a for the help guys but i still can't hear or fell the difference for example happiness is a warm gun by the Beatles has a bar of 2/4 in it and I struggle to hear maybe I just don't know what to listen for all the drum beats in the song sound identical except when it changes to 9/8 and 12/8 ...
by chroma
July 9th, 2017, 2:14 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Still Struggling with Time Signatures Mostly Detecting 2/4

Following on Noteboat's: yes.....but more 'from the top'. - meter is the number of beats in a measure - tempo is how many beats per minute. So at the same tempo, 2/4 and 4/4 are not the same, but 2/2 and 4/4 are because they take up the same amount of time. I don't say time signatures. Only meter. T...
by chroma
July 8th, 2017, 12:07 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Guitar and Amp question
Replies: 11
Views: 4570

Re: Guitar and Amp question

If you have an Iphone, get their little interface, and then get Positive Grid's JAM UP, and play all the killer amps you want at any volume.

No Android unfortunately, so otherwise you'll have to use your laptop/desktop/maybe netbook......and get the respective version.

Do it. Now.