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Re: New feature suggestion

From: Knute Snortum
Subject: Re: New feature suggestion
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:52:26 -0700

Just my two cent's worth:

Adding an "n" modifier isn't saying that C Sharp is C Natural, it's an
assertion.  "Yes, I really mean natural.  No, I didn't just forget the

Knute Snortum
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On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 5:22 AM, David Nalesnik <address@hidden>

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:11 AM, Keith OHara <address@hidden> wrote:
> > David Nalesnik <david.nalesnik <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > In the US, I hear people calling "c-sharp" "c" often enough.  This
> usage
> > is
> > > certainly not good practice in music theory classes (where I correct it
> > > whenever I can).  I can't say anything about informal usage.
> >
> > The original question here was about calling, in the key of D major,
> > the note c-natural by the name "c-natural".
> > Here I think we would not require the student to say "c", in English.
> >
> Of course not.
> Sorry, I think I was responding to the tendency of students to call C sharp
> in the key of D major "C," which is obviously wrong!
> "cn" is nice--I would say "C natural," and why not make it explicit?
> --David
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