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Could we add some internet related tags?

I know this site is primarily about music theory, but in our present day and age, much of this is taught and learned online or through the use of technology. Could we have some tags added that are ...
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“Taking the temperature” of MP&T participation

A cardinal guideline across all SE sites is the dictum to "be nice" in one's comments and responses. Based on my limited time on MP&T it would appear that participants to this site are in ...
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Seemliness check: Why did Boulez judge Bartók's Violin Concerto to have “weaknesses, but also no contradictions”?

I fret about possible downvotes and closures, and so like this, please let me check seemliness here. If my question is on-topic, please migrate it to the main site. My question is: Andrew Clements ...
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Unilateral closure: “You're not going to rewire what you hear as consonant or dissonant”

The moderator who unilaterally closed How can a layperson in 2017 hear the Perfect Fourth as dissonant, to empathize with the Renaissance's judgment? commented: Both questions "Instead, how can ...
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Does SE have any policies I should be aware of before requesting a text transcript of an audio recording

I have a recording where someone was talking about a piano's having some kind of problem, but I couldn't find out what it was due to primarily being hard-of-hearing. I can't find anybody to help me ...
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Could my migrated question be reinstated here, please

I asked about Mozart as a performer. It was closed by one person and migrated to music fans. A great place for the question to sit and rot and not get any attention. https://musicfans.stackexchange....
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How many members of this group are professionals?

I sometimes run into puzzling conflicts in the culture of this site and I wonder if there is a way of clarifying this for me. Is there a way of answering the question of how many anonymous members ...
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Are questions about the knowledge to know what type of music to use/listen to on-topic?

From What topics can I ask about here?, it's clear that "recommendations of pieces to listen to, study, or play, or that meet particular criteria" are off-topic. However, would asking what ...
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Why is this question opinion-based?

I made this question. I just read this. Doesn't the latter apply to my question?
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“What is the name of that song” kind of questions [duplicate]

In movies.stackexchange.com there is a find that movie tag where the asker of a question describe the story and the other members help him find out the name of the movie (or similar). Can we have ...
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Need guidance to write a succinct answer

What is it called when a violinist quickly bows all strings in an 'arpeggio-like' flourish? The OP asked for a more specific word than "arpeggio" to describe a figure. My answer was ...
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Correction of a misconception about loudness erased by admin

In the question "What makes drum loud" I added an answer explaining why loud is not only a property of the drum and the sound that you can produce with it. This answer was erased. The answer was ...
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What form should the music learning question below take so as to get past moderators?

I've been trying for almost two days to get the following straightforward music learning question past moderators. Either the justification for refusal given has been contradictory, or the ...
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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 chords ...
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Why bother with this board?

The "privileged-bully" model you guys use really sucks for folks with useful knowledge, but who haven't spent lots of time in your little kingdom. Seems that there are a bunch of you who do anything ...
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Answer on What is it about the blues chord progression that makes the blues feel?

Here we have a very knowledgable user who has chosen to mutilate what could have been a good post with nonsense: What is it about the blues chord progression that makes the blues feel? If you've ...
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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 ...
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Why did community delete my answers without giving me a few days warning?

It is my fault that I didn't read the [rules][1] carefully about sharing links. I didn't know that I was supposed to fully disclose my association with the company I am working for (eg. So my ...
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Debate request. X Factor and other talent shows

I would like to start a debate on this site to see what peoples views are on programs such as X Factor that in my opinion are mass producing mediocre artists that barely last a year and these programs ...
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Considerations for the site

I need help. I searched online for stack exchange site on music and this was the first result. When I got here it appeared that the site was specifically about music theory and practice. I was ...
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Open images and links in a new tab instead of the current

Images and links in questions and answers open in the current tab, redirecting away from SE. With use of the browser back-button you end up where you were, including the position you scrolled to, ...
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Let's have a tag for “instrument-choice”

Example of a question where this tag would come in handy: How expensive is it to play bassoon in high school?
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Closure: Why does John Cage judge Beethoven wrong for not unfolding music moment by moment?

I don't judge my question as being unclear? I am not sure if this moderator who unilaterally closed, suggests posting the 3 related questions separately? I can if this is desired. Also, my ...
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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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Would it not be better to have people state their real identity at least in their profile?

It appears to me that not requiring a real identity, at least in the profile, is reinforcing poor behavior in this forum. It seems many people hide behind their virtual moniker, tossing crap every ...
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Why was my answer referring to an interview with Elliott Carter unilaterally deleted?

Why was this deleted? How doesn't Elliott Carter answer the question in his video? On 12 July 2018, I transcribed him. Please undelete? I can't comment on deleted posts. So I reply here. Moderator "...
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cognitive bias of this site's userbase [closed]

A lot of users on this site are amateur musicians, and they want to feel relevant, so they don't want to admit that the best music was made 60 years ago, making them very irrelevant: https://music....
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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: In ...
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Request: Person must give reason for downvote

Asking effective questions is more of an art than a science. I request new function - person must give reason for downvoting question For instance, I believe my question is clear, yet someone is ...
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Don'tcha want stackexchange.music?

It appears this site has been in beta for a while. Eventually we should get our own domain name. .music registration appears to be free right now. I don't think sx.music is the best name, maybe ...
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Unilateral closure of Meta questions?

What Music History questions are on- and off-topic? and What distinguishes primarily opinion-based vs. opinion-based, but on-topic questions? were unilaterally closed, but why not leave them open and ...
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Closures: 3 Different Questions about Xenakis [closed]

Sorry, but I'm not certain why: Why did Xenakis compose music that 'hurt' listeners? 'closed as off-topic'? Is Xenakis's dissonant music intended to express his personal sufferings and ...
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What exactly went wrong with my answer here?

https://music.stackexchange.com/a/33843/19097 This one got 4 downvotes. I'm very, very puzzled. It seems to me like a perfectly reasonable and clearly worded answer: "No, it's not too late, yes, ...
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Could we add a prompt to upvote questions that have upvoted answers?

It's interesting that we often have answers that are voted much higher than the question that prompted them. In the name of encouraging questions, could we add a prompt to MP&T that suggests the ...
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Should we separate guitar tags?

I think we should separate guitar tag. So, the question will be more specific. So, no one can use the guitar tag, and they can change it into acoustic-guitar or electric-guitar. I've search in the ...
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Why does this forum focus on music education rather than music experience? [closed]

Most people are looking for advice on how to make pop and rock music. Sorry, but no one listens to classical or jazz. They then get distracted by eb7 to eb6(minus 5) and crap. Then they just forget ...
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who has the competence to define a term in music (if it has not been known or used before) [closed]

Zlet's say "paraphrasing" in music as an analogy of paraphrasing in psychology and psychiatry? or in other words: how much reputation will I need to determine or define a term? will 40k fit for it? ...
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Closure: 'Is there Brutalist Music composed after 1900 that doesn't hurt the listener?' [closed]

Sorry, but I'm not certain why Is there Brutalist Music composed after 1900 that doesn't hurt the listener? was closed as off-topic? Is the hitch my writing? How can I improve? This is a ...
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Could we have a tag like „puzzles“?

I‘d wish we had a tag called „Puzzles“. Recently someone asked: What means inuendo. I thought this must be joke as it was clear that was a part of dim...
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Advice for my 30-day suspension for only 2 answers?

On Jun 10 2018, I was suspended for 30 days for posting 2 answers. The previous time that I posted anything was Apr 2 2018. Yet I think I could've solved any difficulties without a suspension? 1st ...
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Rename the site to Music: Theory and Practice?

The most popular answer by far on Site Rename Poll, Round Two! was to rename the site to Music: Theory and Practice. but, it's been decided 3 answers down by a small section of the community that the ...
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Vote to close this forum [closed]

I see two main reasons this "MP&P" forum is failing. First, the questions range from advanced queries about harmonies in specific music forms to "which note is middle C" to essentially ...
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Can we have the name of a person who has upvoted or downvoted

Exactly as in the question. Anonymity is something people hide behind. There will be no comeback, no questioning. It's cowardly. Or - in the absence of that, reasons for giving the downvote should be ...
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Why were my two answers deleted?

I posted my first answer on Why did Beethoven include "in the Lydian Mode" in the title of String Quartet, Op.132 - 3? and it was later removed by Community: So then I posted a second ...

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