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New Change to the formerly Politics and Music Forum

A new higher standard has been enacted to the Politics and Music Forum. It is now the Debate in Music Forum. Here any topic worth debate, s…

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Music Dissection forum has been renamed

Hello everyone, the forum is now "Music Analysis and Critique"

Started by Gav Brown

1 Jun 10
Reply by George Abbott

Musical development: album or competition?

A few months ago I composed about 15 minutes of electronic music of various instruments/synthesizers using FL Studio. I had a theme that c…

Started by andrew thornton

2 May 14
Reply by Steve Chandler

How can we define music?

The question has come up many times here as to what is music. Isn't that questioned answered by what you compose? Isn't what you write a re…

Started by roger stancill

754 Dec 22, 2016
Reply by Serenity Laine

How to fail a kid at Music: a User's Guide.

For awhile I have wanted to put together a guide on how music educators and music curriculum designers can do maximum damage to a kid's ab…

Started by andrew thornton

3 Nov 8, 2016
Reply by Kristofer Emerig

Progressive Rock's Relationship to Classical Music

It seems to me that this is where some of the energy lost from traditional classical music went to: the great progressive rock movement of…

Started by Gav Brown

44 Oct 28, 2016
Reply by andrew thornton

Age discrimination towards adult music learners

In late 2015 I sent an email to three music teachers in my area. I said to them that as an adult I wanted to learn music theory. I said tha…

Started by andrew thornton

8 Apr 23, 2016
Reply by Olmnilnlolm


Music Torture as a real phenomenon has been reconfirmed by the publication this past week of the Senate Report on CIA Torture: “The long-aw…

Started by Olmnilnlolm

107 Apr 8, 2016
Reply by Olmnilnlolm

the reason why classical music is dying

 Classical music is dying.The fundamental problem is a lack of contemporary emotionally compelling compositions,because listeners get no em…

Started by daryl sprake

534 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by Olmnilnlolm

Why Musicians, Composers and Performers are taken advantage of; and how "the authorities" deal with them—Lessons from Roman History.

The Roman historian Livy tells this interesting tale of what happened on one occasion when musicians in the city went on strike en masse. …

Started by Olmnilnlolm

0 Feb 25, 2016

Pearl Harbor Music and Commemorations? Meaningless Pseudo-Patriotic Claptrap to justify future wars?

  Pearl Harbor Music and Commemorations?  Meaningless Pseudo-Patriotic Claptrap to justify future wars?

Started by Olmnilnlolm

0 Dec 7, 2015


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