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2016-11-11 Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting - chords:

Hello Hank,    The system of Roman numerals to describe chords is really for the study of relatively simple music. It was not intended for complex harmonies. But yes, you could use it in the Bach. In the

2016-11-10 Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting - chords:

Hello Hank!    It's nice to hear from you again. BWV 846 - yes, that's the well-known prelude and fugue; the prelude from which Charles Gounod borrowed for his Ave Maria. You don't mention the bar numbers

2016-11-03 Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting - chord voicings:

Hello Anders and thank you for contacting me through AllExperts.com.    G7(#9) is different from Gm7 because the G7(#9) contains a B natural in addition to the Bb.      The G7(#9) is a Major chord that

2016-10-29 Musical Composition, Theory and Songwriting - terminology:

Hello again Hank,    A triad is a chord with three notes in it.  We build triads from the bottom up, so pick a note (the root) upon which to build your triad and add the third above it (either major or

2016-10-28 Classical Music - Need help identifying a classical piece !:

Hi  As you correctly surmise, it is definitely a waltz from the Strauss period but so many composers were churning out these things that unless it's a really well known piece, it's extremely difficult

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