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Would there be any enthusiasm for a single “general theory resources” thread?

This community has decided that asking for links to resources is off-topic, for understandable reasons (e.g. we're trying to be 'the resource' ourselves, and there's a risk of link rot). However, we ...
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So… I've done my first suggested edit approval, right? [closed]

Dear Moderators (Doktor Mayhem, Dom, and Matthew Read), Just right now, I've noticed that an anonymous user had suggested a pending edit to one of my questions. I approved it. I would like to thank ...
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Please Reopen this Question: “Using Chord iii in a Chord Progression (Major Key)”

Link to question: Using chord iii in a chord progression (major key) This question was apparently a great question that I decided to answer it. However, before I even typed a character, the question ...
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To what extent are composition questions off topic?

Is it off topic to post a fugue exposition with a question about whether the counterpoint makes any faux pas harmonically/tonally?
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(Flags) Marking Non-English Posts as “Rude or Abusive”

A few months earlier, when I was going through the "First Posts" section of the review queues, I saw a weird post that was posted as an answer to a question. The answer was entirely written in Arabic,...
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Are questions about music competition ruling on topic here?

I want to ask a question about why no first prize was awarded at Japan’s Sendai International Violin Competition this year. Is this the right place?
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Question about re-creating the sound of a specific recording

Is this on-topic: I tried to match the sound of this song but it sounds very different, what am I missing? As it stands, the question and answer are completely specific to this one song, so it seems ...
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How to display measure numbers in ABCjs?

I'd like to share my practice notes and performance preparation and use ABCjs to display notation of examples. Is there a way for ABCjs to display measure numbers? (ABCjs seems to ignore the %%...
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Can answer comprise only a quote, if the quote alone clearly answers the question?

Please see the question in the title. Suppose that a quote answers a question so clearly that you don't truly need to add anything. Books and journal articles are obviously on-topic. Does the source ...
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Please mark “Modal Cadence Options” as a duplicate

02fentym had posted a question titled Modal Cadence Options. This question is seemingly a duplicate of Cadences for Modes, which is another question asked by the exact same user. The problem here, ...
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Best way to ask a question about folk music recordings?

This question was closed: Where can I find Bartók's field recordings? I understand why; it is asking for resources. However, the transcription of folk music by both classical composers and ...
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(Apology) Dear Moderators (Doktor Mayhem, Dom, and Matthew Read),

This is Maika Sakuranomiya, an established user in Music Stack Exchange. I would like to apologize for my bad behavior. I've signed up as a user here last Autumn, and I've been constantly violating ...
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Why is no one using jTab for guitar chords?

I was looking at this question and noticed that none of the answers by four high-rep regulars uses the jTab Custom Chord Notation feature to show the chord and fingering. Instead there are notations ...
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Duplicate UI - in what conditions do they appear?

I recently saw four different duplicate UIs in questions that are closed as a duplicate: (1.) This question already has an answer here: Minor key and its chords (2.) This question is an ...
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Displayed reasons for declined flags

When I go through my list of flags, I see four different messages to those that were declined: "Declined" "Declined - flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that ...
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Do we have a policy on offensive language? [duplicate]

I see someone's on an edit spree to remove expressions like "play your ass off" and "the damn trem arm" and " a piece of shit cello". Are these edits considered useful? Do we have a policy on what is ...
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Should we 'fughetta' the fughetta tag?

Is there a reason we have a fughetta tag? There is only 1 question that uses it and it is about a Bach Fughetta. Still, wouldn't the fugue tag be just as relevant to the question linked here: At what ...
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Are there any bots here other than Community and Feeds?

I saw two bot users so far on this site: Community (-1) and Feeds (-2). So I have a question: are there any bot users on this site other than the two?
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Do we still agree that identification of types of instrument is on topic? Should we change the on-topic page, or the identification tag guidance?

There seems to be some confusion on What Musical Instrument is this? as to whether such a question is on topic here. My reading of the answers and votes on Why are instrument identification ...
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Should I immediately answer questions that I post to prevent them being downvoted and closed because they are too broad? [duplicate]

I noticed some holes in the MSE knowledgebase and posted questions to fill those holes: How do you construct triad superimpositions in the style of Steve Khan? What is Pat Martino's Diminished ...
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ABC.js score: changing clef for a few measures

I decided to try and use the ABC.js plugin to add a score excerpt to this answer. (I had been wondering why ABC isn't used more often on this site, and now I know; it isn't the most user-friendly ...
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Why can't we close and migrate Music Stack Exchange questions to anywhere other than the Music Meta Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

When clicking on "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" in a question's "close" menu on Music Stack Exchange, the only Stack Exchange offered as an option is music.meta....
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Synonyms: [anacrusis], [pickup-measure], [pickup-bar]

I don't have the required score in any of these tags to suggest any tag synonyms, but all three seem to be expressing the exact same idea. What do you guys think?
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Would there be any interest in a “Featured Track”, like Photo.SE's “Featured Image”, as a way of showcasing work by users of this site?

I noticed: https://photo.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2657/weekly-featured-image-ongoing-contest ...and also the way that popular submissions are embedded in the main site: And I thought it ...
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'Click to hide' button not working

When I click the 'Click to hide' button of the upper banner telling me to join, nothing happens. It also it gives me the following error on the dev tools console: full-anon.en.js?v=37d414698c5e:4 ...
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Do we accept duplicates of questions that are posted by the same user?

A user named 02fentym had posted a question named Modal Cadence Options which was a complete duplicate of his / her older question named Cadences for Modes. Do we accept such duplicate questions here?...
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Multiple questions about notation in a specific Baroque song

I want to arrange a particular 4-part Baroque song from a 1624 publication facsimile, and the notation has a number of facets I've never seen before. Should I create a single post with all my ...
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Enable MathJAX?

Someone asked a question about why picked guitar strings sound different from finger-plucked strings. A complete answer to this is very math-heavy for this site. I posted my answer here: https://...
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This has to be too trivial to be approved, right?

Come on. You cannot possibly convince me that that edit was substantial enough. It was one character! Is there some glaring reason to approve this that I've missed? I mean, no offense to the person ...
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Asking an unanswered question again

If I have a question which was unanswered, or if I didn't receive satisfactory answers for it, do I ask the question again (by typing the whole thing again), or there is a way of bringing back this ...
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What exactly is peer reviewing?

Okay, so this is probably an idiotic question but how exactly does peer reviewing an edit work? Do you have to be of a certain reputation to peer review edits? Who exactly reviews your edits? I ...
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How “basic” is basic for “basic analysis question” from the off-topic close description?

Sure, no one likes "What key is this completely diatonic pop song in", or "what is C-E-G-A♯", or their million uninspiring counterparts. But the close reasons we have seem to expressly forbid "chord/...
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Are questions on chords with more than one possible chord symbol not allowed?

So I asked a question regarding a chord which could possbily have more than one chord symbol. The answers to the question also said that there could be more than one chord symbol. But now my question ...
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What sense does it make to ask for the a#- (b-) minor scale pattern before learning a-minor tab?

The question is related to this one: What is the scale of A # Minor / B flat minor? What does it look like in tab? I would agree with The comment of Tim to transpose up the a- minor scale (or the b-...
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Can I delete a post of mine via the app?

I cannot seem to find the delete button on the app (Android phone). I clicked on the three dots on a post of mine and I just got the option to flag it.
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Can anyone downvote on a question if they feel like it?

I have read a few questions on downvoting. There are a few people who downvote on a question, questions which at times don't need a reason to be downvoted. Since there is no reason justified in doing ...
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An answer got accepted absurdly rapidly (Never mind, it was a proxy user troll)

https://music.stackexchange.com/q/84207/45266 is the question at hand here. Great question (it too is in response to another question, interestingly), and I took the time to offer my opinion in the ...
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Should answers contain any practical and objective advice?

I have not been on this site for long, and I may not be the best judge as to what belongs on the site, but should we welcome contributions like this answer? (Part of the problem is of course that the ...
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Should the [catholic-church] tag be burninated?

It looks like a user recently created the catholic-church tag just so that they could do a tag-edit on one of their own old questions. Someone has already removed the tag from the question, but do we ...
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I'm nearly certain that I'm being serially upvoted, but it's NOT being reversed

There have been three occasions now when I've received a bunch of suspicious upvotes, and so far (EDIT: ALL FIVE OCCASIONS), the system's failed to catch it. The first time, I was literally sitting ...
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Constant downvotes were due to III+ chord / harmonic minor?

This question is a continuation from I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason. It looks like my posts like this are receiving unexpected downvotes: The diatonic chords are: ...
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Are there any Music XML sites on SE or Stack Overflow where I can ask questions about the code?

I want to ask a question either on here or on a Music XML forum because I'm trying to figure out how Finale made a flute part pitch bend in MIDI, and yet, upon opening the XML in notepad, I can't see ...
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Is asking for books or online resources for Trinity Music Theory not allowed on the website?

I am trying to self teach myself Trinity Grade 8 Theory. I asked a question regarding any help available online, such as good websites or additional theory books which can help me learn more. My ...
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Where to ask about BUYING music

I want to ask a question about BUYING music as a consumer. From the Tour of this site, I recognize this is off-topic, as it is not about MAKING music. Where to ask about buying music?
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Gogehat's question - clarity

Gogehat's question Why isn't there a closely related key to C minor that has D as tonic? is in question here. At first his / her question was so unclear. So a bunch of users began to guess ...
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Edit has not improved the answer?

This question is being further elaborated from Question over Neil Meyer's answer involving Neil Meyer's answer on Minor key and its chords. Here is how Neil Meyer's answer looked like: The ...
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Really old questions on the “Close Votes Review”, with no votes

Just now as I opened the Close Votes review tab, there were some really old questions: Is there a term for music composed of everyday sounds? Is there a single command for vertical padding in ...
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'Greyed out' questions and answers

Already a question and answer for this, but recently I see q&a that have positive votes, so having -3 votes can't be the reason. Anybody like to enlighten? (like this one: 1964 JB Hutto Airline ...
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Should mistakes in questions be fixed if answers address the question as it stands?

Why do we have same chord but different name? I recently saw this post and its revision history. It got me thinking: this post has what is likely a mistake in it, but all the answers (which are all ...
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Issues over a closed question involving a strange chord

Here is the post in question: Chord has every note of the harmonic minor scale. Name? Transcript of events that have occured: Maika Sakuranomiya: What is the name of the first chord in these bars? ...

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