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@  robinjessome : (29 April 2016 - 06:18 PM) *shrug* I don't get as granular as specifying inversions and such.... jazz-wise, the chord, maybe bass-note alterations will suffice ;)
@  KJthesleepde... : (29 April 2016 - 09:48 AM) At least as far as I know so far. I certainly think so as far as chord symbols are concerned.
@  KJthesleepde... : (29 April 2016 - 09:47 AM) I usually can't so I just don't bother trying to cut corners. For the most part, the conventional way of doing things is either more efficient or not worth the effort of changing.
@  KJthesleepde... : (29 April 2016 - 09:46 AM) Whenever I think something is too weird or tricky to write according to convention, I just try to think of a way to write it that I would understand if someone just showed it to me without explanation.
@  robinjessome : (28 April 2016 - 09:40 PM) I dunno...just write the chord.
@  Dancingdevil : (28 April 2016 - 04:35 PM) When you write inversions with numbers it becomes a mess, and it becomes too lenghty if you write inversions with roman numerals (roman numerals overall is too lengthy), and only writing abbreviations for the scale steps is a bit messy and lengthy and becomes very inefficient if you combine it with inversions.. Who knows of a better way?
@  Dancingdevil : (28 April 2016 - 04:32 PM) Hi. I think it's not efficient to write progressions in numbers or roman numerals, or the abbreviations of the names of the different scale steps.
@  KJthesleepde... : (27 April 2016 - 10:51 PM) I'm actually quite upset by that. One of my pet peeves is people putting musical backgrounds on things even though they don't really understand it. But that's just annoying. This is a different level of horrible ;-;
@  KJthesleepde... : (27 April 2016 - 10:49 PM) Pate that's horrible
@  KJthesleepde... : (27 April 2016 - 10:49 PM) Oh my god
@  robinjessome : (27 April 2016 - 07:53 PM) https://www.youtube....h?v=kiQtEDrdYDY
@  pateceramics : (27 April 2016 - 07:50 PM) This is why we can't have nice things.
@  pateceramics : (27 April 2016 - 07:50 PM) And people are buying pieces to frame so they can look musical, or turning them into horrifying chintzy crafts projects.
@  pateceramics : (27 April 2016 - 07:49 PM) It's so old, it's not written in modern music notation.
@  pateceramics : (27 April 2016 - 07:48 PM) Someone has cut apart a hymnal dating from 1750 and is selling individual pages (not complete hymns, just pages) for scrapbooking and collage purposes on Etsy. Did all the other aspiring composers feel a little stabbing sensation, or just me?
@  robinjessome : (26 April 2016 - 05:19 PM) :shifty:
@  pateceramics : (25 April 2016 - 08:57 PM) Anyone have a minute to give me some advise on a piano reduction? (I just put the score in Incomplete Works).
@  Austenite : (25 April 2016 - 01:10 AM) :sleeping:
@  danishali903 : (24 April 2016 - 10:10 PM) Anyone watch Game of Thrones?
@  pateceramics : (24 April 2016 - 04:47 PM) She used to be my friend's babysitter. (: He get's all excited any time she's in the news for something big.
@  KJthesleepde... : (23 April 2016 - 03:41 PM) I think a lot of names would seem out of their league in that company. Renee Fleming is no joke, as I've learned more and more recently
@  Austenite : (22 April 2016 - 11:23 PM) For some reason, Bieber sounds out of his league when placed alongside almost anyone.
@  danishali903 : (22 April 2016 - 08:44 PM) It's weird seeing Bieber's name with Lenox and Fleming...and Prince...
@  KJthesleepde... : (22 April 2016 - 04:23 PM) *adds Prince to a long list of music to listen to including Annie Lenox, Renee Fleming, and Justin Bieber's latest album with no clear ideas of what to expect*
@  KJthesleepde... : (22 April 2016 - 04:21 PM) Nope. I don't really know very many popular singers. Still catching up on the 16 years of my life I spend listening to hardly any music

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