José David
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Linear turntables - more damaging than a standard turntable?
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The idea behind the linear turntable was that it would reproduce more faithfully the original recording, as the master mould for the vinil pressing was made with a linearly moving "grooving" head. ...

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Identify melody used in a production of Waiting for Godot for "the dog song"
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Yes, I agree, the resemblance in the initial part of the melody is striking. But it's a rather simple melody (supported on very simple harmony too) that seem to me of folk/popular origin. In the ...

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how to replace the inner springs of a cardboard sleeve CD case?
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Did a search on the web and found this product which is the kind of product that I mentioned in my comment above: But the same search also returned this one which is probably exactly what you're ...

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Clip from orchestral classical instrumental
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It's the "Badinerie" movement from J.S.Bach's Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ufehp7gULA

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Books Recommendation: 20th Century Music
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If you're more concerned with the so called "classical" ("erudite", "non-vernacular") type of music in the 20th century, the most obvious resource would be Alex Ross' book "The Rest His Noise". ...

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Which modern songs/melodies use the "Devil's interval" augmented 4th, discounting the use of tritone substitution in jazz?
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The Simpsons theme (The Siiimp -- sons :-) Maria, from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story are the ones that come to my mind. A note of caution, though, the association of the expression "diabolus ...

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How do you start listening to songs?
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If you're starting from zero, a logical place to start to hear some music nowadays would be Youtube and/or a streaming service like Spotify (or Pandora, if you have it in your region). All you need is ...

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