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What online resources are available for identifying songs from audio or score?

I have audio available (recorded or I can sing/play it) Musipedia (hum, enter notation, or enter pitch "contour" [i.e., up, down, repeat]) A searchable, editable, and expandable collection ...
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about Soft Machine and Gong

Instead of searching specifically for literature concerning Soft Machine and Gong I suggest that you look into The Canterbury Scene instead. The Canterbury scene (or Canterbury Sound) is a ...
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Where can I find a song's lyrics?

The only sources that I would consider as official, are: Inner sleeves or booklets that can sometimes include the lyrics of the album songs. If you don't possess the material record, you can try ...
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How do you find music that matches your steps when running at a normal speed?

The answers you've already received answer your question well, but I have an app recommendation that might help get you running sooner. If you have an iPhone, I found the Spring app very helpful for ...
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How do you find music that matches your steps when running at a normal speed?

The classical tempo marking Andante literally means "walking speed" (73–77 BPM). There's no similar translation of "running" or "jogging" speed, but Allegretto (98-109 BPM) and Allegro (109-132 BPM) ...
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How do you find music that matches your steps when running at a normal speed?

Get a stopwatch [or use your phone] Count how many steps you take in one minute. That's the BPM [beats per minute] you need to look for. Many music search engines can use a BPM search. A BPM of half ...
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Research Paper on Music Style of A R Rahman

I found one article that might be promising. I accessed it through the online database Academic Search Premier, through my University library. Citation: Beaster-Jones, Jayson. “A.R. Rahman and the ...
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Is there an online encyclopedia for music?

Outside of Oxford Music, I'm not aware of any similar dedicated music encyclopedias. Wikipedia is as close as I know of, and it is generally comprehensive if not as authoritative as OM. The only other ...
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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

Paralyzed: R&B legend Curtis Mayfield was tragically paralyzed late in his career in an onstage accident when the stage lighting fell on him. However, he continued to record, and subsequently won ...
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Looking for examples of well-known non-waltz music definitely in 3/4 time

Chopin's Mazurkas. Schubert's Landlers and German Dances. Middle movements of piano sonatas from Haydn or Mozart. Also, just peruse a traditional songbook or hymnal, there will be 3/4 songs like Happy ...
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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

Robert Wyatt, originally the drummer for Soft Machine and Matching Mole in the late 60's and early 70's, had a fall out of a fourth story window in 1973 which left him paralyzed from the waist down. ...
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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

Jeff Healey, blind guitarist; appeared in the movie "Road House".
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Recording of Complete Works of Antonio Vivaldi

Brilliant classics published a box with 66 CDs, see its label catalogue. This is probably the most comprehensive chunk one can order by a single ordering number, but also very likely just a fraction ...
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Looking for examples of well-known non-waltz music definitely in 3/4 time

A curious case is the Finale in Schumann's Carnaval, Op.9 -- Marche des "Davidsbündler" Contre les Philistins. Schumann is having fun writing a "march" in 3/4 ! LEFT right LEFT | ...
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Looking for examples of well-known non-waltz music definitely in 3/4 time

Classical Try Minuets by Bach and Mozart, who wrote particularly well-known ones. Many of Beethoven's Bagatelles are in 3/4, and "Fur Elise" is in 3/8, which for your purposes may also be ...
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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

The Congolese dance band Staff Benda Bilili was formed by a group of disabled street musicians. Their music is powerful, often joyous, and combines elements of Congolese dance music, funk, and rock-n-...
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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

There was Jazz pianist Michel Petrucciani, who suffered from brittle bone disease.
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Is there an online encyclopedia for music?

It's not a specialized music encyclopedia, but Wikipedia covers a very wide range of musical topics.
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Is there an online encyclopedia for music?

I recently discovered musipedia which describes itself as The Open Music Encyclopedia. I don't yet know how comprehensive it is but I have found it to be a very good look up tool at least. You don't ...
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Does Bruce Springsteen ever called Steve Van Zandt his "consiglieri"?

I wasn't able to find any direct quote from Springsteen, but Van Zandt does refer to himself that way in an interview with Billboard Magazine: My relationship with Bruce was the same relationship ...
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Beethoven thematic index

There is an online index of some of his best-known themes: Beethoven — Thematic Index. There is a complete index published by Henle: Beethoven: Thematic-Bibliographical Catalogue of Works. (This is a ...
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Where can I find a song's lyrics?

You can also just look up the song you're interested in on Pandora the song and song lyrics are both provided there. However, there is also Lyrics Planet, Metro Lyrics, and AZ lyrics. I hope you find ...
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