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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…

Started by Tyler HughesLatest Reply

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Poor harpsichord.

I'd like to drag this off of Ray's thread.

Started by Bob Porter

69 3 hours ago
Reply by Kristofer Emerig

Is it really true? Composers' intentions are more important than the resulting performance!

I think not but then I've spent most of my life as a performer. Does music survive as something in ones' head or is it external sound sourc…

Started by Ray

56 Aug 3
Reply by Stephen Lines


This thread's theme may be related to questions arising from Ray's recent threads on musical intentions/resulting performances and main req…

Started by Socrates Arvanitakis

4 Jul 31
Reply by H. S. Teoh

Poor, lowly notation

Said the DAW to the Notation Software. Isn’t it interesting that anyone with a computer can compose music. They can also produce a movie. C…

Started by Bob Porter

68 Jul 26
Reply by Bob Morabito

Beginner to intermediate composers

I don't know if anyone cares. But it has been awhile since I posted last on these forums. I have composed a lot since then. I have in all…

Started by andrew thornton

2 Jul 6
Reply by Socrates Arvanitakis

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


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