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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    This is NOT meant to be an opportunity to debate the merits of atonality. Simply a means of more fully understanding what tonality IS and what it means to have atonality. :tiphat: The Balloon and the Popped Balloon When I first learned about atonality, I was taught, probably like many of you...
  2. Music Theory
    How much does it differ from CP tonality? How "functional" (whatever that means!) it is? I don't think the V-I cadence is actually all that important for "establishing tonality" in popular music. I mean, I guess it's fairly common to end a piece/section with those chords but I think that's more...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Okay, so for a lot of people post-1950 art music is either tuneless / too dissonant / incomprehensible noise, or else bland and repetitive (minimalism). 'Pastiche' isn't allowed, you have to do something new - it's ok to be inspired by older styles but you have to put a new spin on it.... so how...
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