Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTANT

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by drake89 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:25 am

3za wrote:You missed the main point of my post...

IT'S NOT IMORTANT!?!?!??

I'm pretty sure I backed that up???

I love the 3rd inversion on the d7alt chord in this track :corndance:

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i can see where 3za is coming from, even if he/she comes off as childish. Perhaps you were molestered at a young age by a music teacher :6:

but seriously, being taught theory was the best thing that ever happened to me as a musician. My professor taught us how different modes, chords, chord inversions, and intervals sound on an emotional level. For instance now I know if I was a REALLY eerie or unpleasant sound, a tri-tone (dim4th or aug5th) will do the trick. And if you can't appreciate acoustic music, for whatever reason, then I'd say you're less of a musician for it. That is if you consider yourself a musician in the first place (I don't know anything about you).

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by 3za » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:34 am

drake89 wrote: a tri-tone (dim4th or aug5th)
wrong

Go back to class.

@Mad Ep: Your insulting not funny.
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by Hircine » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:40 am

I don't know shit about writting melodies, chords and whatsoever, I can only do basic inversions and 1-3-5 triads. I'm also tone deaf :cornlol: . Never stopped me from liking or writting music, electronic or acoustic. Groove and feeling in a song are way more important than creative progressions and melodies. Just listen to reggae, dub, techno, tribal music et coetera. Best compositions are the ones that come out naturally.

But that's just my opinion, OP's video was really nice.
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by mks » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:57 am

3za wrote:
drake89 wrote: a tri-tone (dim4th or aug5th)
wrong

Go back to class.
:lol:

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by Efrafa11 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:52 am

Ghost of Muttley wrote:Victor Borge was one of the funniest people ever.

He's one of those people you wish you had as a teacher :lol:
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by JFK » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:25 am

drake89 wrote: And if you can't appreciate acoustic music, for whatever reason, then I'd say you're less of a musician for it.
That is the snobbiest thing I have ever read......... Are you being serious drake?

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by Attila » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:33 am

He said appreciate, not enjoy. If I heard someone openly dismiss the influence of acoustic music, I'd have a hearty laugh and calmly walk away from that conversation, but I don't think any musician is that clueless.

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by Mad_EP » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:43 am

3za wrote: @Mad Ep: Your insulting not funny.

Fair enough - my last post was pretty rubbish. I was getting cranky by the end of the evening. Sorry man.
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Post by hutyluty » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:20 am

I think 3za needs a hug :w:

although it is very funny watching be a tnuc.
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by Mindforce » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:20 pm

Just in case anyone cares, in my opinion this stuff isn't strictly "important" ... but basically ANY musical training and knowledge you have can definitely help your producing, even if it's just like subtle infuences on your song composition or something.

I read somewhere that Phaeleh was classically trained, then turned to electronic music. And look at how "good" some of his music is! 'Afterglow' is one of my favourite songs of all time, and it sounds real simple, yet musically its... POWERFUL. It's and amazingly surreal song. I reckon any knowledge or trainingg you have in any aspect of music will help your producing even if you aren't consciously aware of it! :D
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by AxeD » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:23 pm

Now I see that the point of the thread was, that Borge was awesome :)
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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by drake89 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:32 pm

3za wrote:
drake89 wrote: a tri-tone (dim4th or aug5th)
wrong

Go back to class.

@Mad Ep: Your insulting not funny.
haha if you knew it was wrong you'd know i just wrote it down back'ards.

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Re: Why Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, etc are IMPORTAN

Post by outbound » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:14 pm

Smashed it.

Some of those faces he pulled were legendary :lol: , top guy :W:
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