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Are “identify this piece” questions on-topic?

I have a few tunes in my head that I've heard somewhere / played long time ago. They are very famous pieces. I can type out the score, and I think around 4 bars would be sufficient for someone to ...
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Are user interface settings questions on topic?

I was about to ask how to get the default user interface in Logic Pro X, after I closed the project window by accident, leaving only the settings for the virtual instrument in one track open. Are ...
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Are questions for song identification on topic?

I have a song from a game for which I believe the tune is an old folk song. I'd like some help figuring it out what the name of the folk song is, but I'm not sure (from the active questions) if that ...
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Are technical questions about the construction of instruments/accessoires on-topic? [duplicate]

I am thinking about questions like: Is product x one of the right components to build end-product y? These questions tend to be pretty specific on the electronical aspect, so should they be on 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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Questions on commercial music?

Where do I ask questions on information on commercial music? Eg: Chord progressions, lyrics, instruments used etc? Can I ask it in "Music: Practice & Theory" or is there another place?
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Why is this getting so many close votes?

How to differentiate between head voice and falsetto? As far as I can see it isn't off-topic; it's asking a pertinent question about a style of vocal. It may not be the best question of all time, ...
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Are questions about touring off topic?

There are a couple of questions about touring on the site, and one of them, mine of course, has been mentioned as possibly being off topic. For me, touring is very much a part of musical performance, ...
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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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Are Questions about finding similar sounding music On Topic

I am new to this SE so I wanted to ask if questions about similar sounding songs and genre are on topic. Example below is not meant to be answered in the meta but is just an example of the kind of ...
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Are questions about teaching music frowned upon?

I would like to ask a question or two about teaching music, but I'm not sure if I should ask it because I feel like there are many methods of teaching that work there would be multiple correct answers ...
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Can the help center be clarified on Lilypond?

There has been some confusation as to if Lilypond questions belong here. For example, On which site are LilyPond questions on-topic? Could we clarify in the help center that these questions are ...
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Can we add playing recommendations to the off-topic list in the FAQ?

Can we clarify the FAQ and add playing recommendations to the off-topic list in it? Here is what it should be like (or something similar): ... and it is not about... identifying a song,...
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Should we encourage homework questions? If so, how?

I could see Music.SE potentially being a home for "homework" questions much like StackOverflow. Undergraduates in music theory courses in particular might find this site a good place to ask such ...
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Questions about instrument care and repair

Should questions regarding the care and repair of our instruments be considered on topic here? Why? Why not? Could that be extended to questions about making musical instruments?