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Attaching the melody?

If my question or answer includes a short piece of a melody, what's the best way to include it? An example would be a question to identify a song I remember from a long time ago, and I only remember ...
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Why does the “Ask Question” button have two different colors?

The color changes in both the main site and the meta: On question lists On question editing panels
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confusion about the difference between 'technical analysis' and 'transcription'

I'd like to ask for help about figuring out the exact "fingerpicking path" of a song played with a guitar. I think I figured out most of it by listening to and watching a live recording but it's not ...
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Minimal Working Examples (MWEs) for LilyPond Questions

I recently answered Unable to switch text fonts in LilyPond. In the question, the OP provided a link to his/her code, available here. Visiting this link shows the code to be well over 400 lines long. ...
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where ask for personal opinion or recommendations?

In a community I would like to hear personal opinion or recommendation from more experienced users about instruments, keyboards, guitars or DAW softwares. However is forbidden to "Questions asking us ...
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Is it violating Music Stack Exchange rules to ask “Who is the singer of this lyrics?”?

I have received a miscellaneous clip that its author had mixed a piece of music (~ 40 seconds) with some pictures. I extracted the music from the clip and already have recognized the singer of the ...
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Music software: should we engage in general troubleshooting?

I recently came across a question about encountering an error that source files were missing for an Ableton project. What is your opinion about general troubleshooting questions? My definition for a ...
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finale vs lilypond

May ask such a question in the forum? I'm using Finale notation program for fifteen years or more. In the forum I learned about lilypond it's a whole different ball game then Finale. Does it pay to ...
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what's the right place to ask an identification question?

My question is about identifying a book of piano music from my childhood. It's the sort of question that (in its domain) Movies & TV handles all the time. Here it'd clearly not be on-topic. Is ...
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Are recommendation questions on topic?

I want to buy a chromatic harmonica, never had one before and this topic hasn't been discussed on the web. Furthermore, harmonica forums are either dead or so inactive, therefore chances of getting ...
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Are Questions on Production, mixing and mastering allowed on the site?

There was recently the question Making all elements clearly audible in the mix Which seems better suited for Sound Design stack exchange There was another question related to mastering which I ...
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Should we use heavy editing to generalize questions or ask new questions altogether?

Many questions that pop on Music.SE are about particular pieces. Most of them are closed. But regularly, a question’s validity according to scope is in dispute. Case in point: How to identify complex ...
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Would asking for a gear specific lesson be off-topic?

Just want to make sure I'm following the rules here. There doesn't seem to be any "lesson" tag, so I figured I'd ask first. I have a Korg Krome 88 keyboard, and coming from the piano, I find it quite ...
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Questions about my guitar's history

Would a question about my guitar's history be appropriate for this site? I have found several sites that offer some partial information according to the serial number, but I was only able to get was ...
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Questions pertaining Performance reviewal

IS it appropriate for someone to upload/provide a link to his own performance of a piece and then ask for corrections/suggestions about matters including but not limited to basic techniques, timing, ...
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Clarify the How To Ask sidebar first sentence

I think that the How To Ask sidebar https://music.stackexchange.com/questions/ask Is your question about music practice, performance, composition, technique, theory, or history? should be changed ...