What are the best notes for trance?

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Post by SUPERBANANBOMB » Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:11 pm

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Post by jtpack » Mon Nov 20, 2006 7:37 pm

What you need to do is find a song that you really like, figure out which notes are in it and then pick the best 10. With any less than that your song will be boring. Or more, for that matter. Don't play them too fast either, or else you'll run out and either have to cut the song short or add more notes. Finally a serious conversation about music composition on this forum.

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Post by EvilEvilEvilEvilEvil » Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:40 pm

jtpack wrote:What you need to do is find a song that you really like, figure out which notes are in it and then pick the best 10. With any less than that your song will be boring. Or more, for that matter. Don't play them too fast either, or else you'll run out and either have to cut the song short or add more notes. Finally a serious conversation about music composition on this forum.

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10 NOTES!!!??? I hope you don't mean different notes. I mean, this is really getting tough. My trance song could get ruined... i am really at a loss here....

What if i just add more drum notes and harmony like this

F drum note, G drum note E E E E harmony E E E E E E E E E E E F drumnote E E E E E E E E E black key next to E E E E E E E E E E E E harmony E E E E F drumnote F drum note, G drum note black key next to E harmony F drum note, G drum note E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E F drumnote E E E E E E E E E black key next to E F drum note, G drum note E E E E harmonyE E E E E E E E E E E F drumnote E E E E E E E E E black harmony key next to E E E E E E E E E E E E E harmony E E E F drumnote F drum note, G drum note black key next to E F drum note, G drum note


Does this look better? I think it's sounding much better now.
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Post by cosmosuave » Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:48 pm

Have you ever studied music ? If not you should consider taking piano lessons or some music theory... This will curb your woes..
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Post by ek » Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:53 pm

I feel sorry for the people taking him seriously.

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Post by ekko » Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:55 pm

For you?

Three notes

F
A
G

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Post by jb61264 » Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:23 pm

ek wrote:I feel sorry for the people taking him seriously.
You think someone is taking him seriously? :roll:
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Post by ek » Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:30 pm

Well by the large amount of people cussing him out and suggesting he study music theory, yes. Yes I do.

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Post by EvilEvilEvilEvilEvil » Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:41 pm

ek wrote:I feel sorry for the people taking him seriously.
:wink:

i think i've finally found the best synthesizer notes for trance. and my drum notes and harmony is less than 10 notes. and my arpaggregator is working in f and G. thank you everyone for your help.

now i just need to make it an mp3. Who makes the best mp3s?
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Post by jb61264 » Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:03 pm

EvilEvilEvilEvilEvil wrote:
ek wrote:Who makes the best mp3s?
I hear Martha Stewart makes a really good mp3 :?
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Post by stringtapper » Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:20 pm

Remember, rests are just as important (in some cases perhaps more important) as the actual sounding notes.

Don't neglect the rests!

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Post by rasputin » Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:33 pm

You're obviously not a very experienced musician, and certainly not a professional.

Rests are not music at all. Anyone can "play" a rest...

And woe betide thee if you try to compose a piece for pay with too many rests in it. Your fee will be reduced by the percentage of rests in the piece; after all, no one is going to pay a musician for silence!

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Post by ciw » Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:00 am

look, all you guys are forgetting that it's not just about the sound here. performance is important, that's why we use live remember. you ABSOLUTELY MUST perfect the art of NODDING, WINKING and SMILING while staring at your laptop screen.

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Post by Tone Deft » Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:06 am

rasputin wrote:You're obviously not a very experienced musician, and certainly not a professional.

Rests are not music at all. Anyone can "play" a rest...
it's harder to play less than more, imo that's the mark of the better musician.

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Post by MathematiK I » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:16 am

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