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To appreciate something you must first understand it. If a style of music has not yet lost grasp of your interest or preference, try getting a deeper understanding of its meaning and purpose. This may find you with the freedom to appreciate and enjoy more styles of music than you thought was possible.
The relationships shared among the different scales that you mentioned address the use of modes. Using all natural pitches: C to C is the C Ionian mode D to D is the D Dorian mode E to E is the
Hi Jenny, Thank you for your message. I only recently disabled the ratings system on here because, at this point in my professional career, it isn't a necessary feature for me, as these are volunteer
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Hello, The first thought that came to mind was J.W. Pepper. However, you might consider looking into CMPA (Church Music Publishers Association). They both have websites. Here's a link to the website
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