Notes game



Notes game

Postby RodionGork » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:54 pm

May I propose yet another music game? It is played at the local classic music forum, which my wife frequents - and I thought we can try it here also... Sorry if it was already proposed - kindly ignore this topic in such case please :)

We write down few notes of the tune to be guessed. We use only note names (e.g. C, Eis, B), no duration, no octave, nothing else. Whoever gives correct answer, proposes next tune. Surely it is better to choose some popular source (wiki, imslp) if the tune has variations. If the tune is not guessed for, say, couple of days, it would be probably better to give answer and give another challenge.

So here we go:

B C D B A B G
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Re: Notes game

Postby Glenn » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:55 pm

Sounds like a fun game. I assume the tunes have to be fairly universally known. By universally I mean at least half of the population of this forum will know it.
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Re: Notes game

Postby RodionGork » Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:09 am

I assume the tunes have to be fairly universally known. By universally I mean at least half of the population of this forum will know it.

Yes, and moreover "half of the population not endemic to specific country" :lol:

I dare to add few more notes to the tune proposed above:

B C D B A B G B B A E B B A

(here only notes corresponding to the syllables of the song itself are included for simplicity, i.e. no grace notes etc.)
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Re: Notes game

Postby Matt Butcher » Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:22 am

No, either I'm whistling it wrong or I don't know that one.
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Re: Notes game

Postby RodionGork » Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:52 am

...Either I wrote notes incorrectly or described idea poorly :( However I've tried to choose the tune of UK origin.
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Re: Notes game

Postby Reedwarbler » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:01 am

Are there any sharps or flats in the sequence, or are they all naturals?
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Re: Notes game

Postby RodionGork » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:15 am

All naturals. We are going to denote sharps and flats explicitly still, otherwise it will become too hard :(
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Re: Notes game

Postby Reedwarbler » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:25 am

RodionGork wrote:All naturals. We are going to denote sharps and flats explicitly still, otherwise it will become too hard :(



Thanks for that!
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Re: Notes game

Postby Matt Butcher » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:26 am

Oh yeah got it! But I don't want to name the next one...
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Re: Notes game

Postby Reedwarbler » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:27 am

Is it "We all live in a Yellow Submarine" ?
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