Results for - The Musical You!

1,733 voters participated in this survey

1. When you're alone, do you sing, hum, or otherwise make music by and to yourself?

Sure do;my mind and mouth (and hands) can be loci of musical activity.
52%
909 votes
No, can't say I do.
32%
556 votes
Did once, but don't any longer
5%
95 votes
It never crossed my mind to do so until now, but perhaps I should start at it.
10%
173 votes

2. If you do make music by and to yourself, do you perform already extant songs.or do you make up songs and melodies of your own?

Both!
33%
573 votes
The only things on my mind when making music by myself are pieces I've already heard.
25%
429 votes
I prefer to compose my own music and/or songs in my noggin.
5%
83 votes
I don't engage in either activity.
37%
648 votes

3. Are you capable of reading and writing musical notation?

I can do neither, nor do I want that ability.
33%
570 votes
I can't do either but would like to learn (and if I can read it, hopefully I could write it?),
24%
408 votes
I can and do write my own music.
7%
118 votes
I can read it, but I don't, or would rather not, compose music.
14%
240 votes
I was once able, but am unsure if I can recall the skill/s I had.
13%
233 votes
I'm self-taught on the instrument/s I play and can compose, perhaps even arrange, in my head, but can't read musical notation.
9%
164 votes

4. Are you, as am I, someone who can think up songs and melodies in your head but are frustrated by your inability to write them out compositionally?

You've articulated my frustration exactly!
13%
220 votes
I may do experience that, but since I'm only making music for my own amnusement, it doesn't trouble me.
20%
350 votes
If I'm concocting a song or instrumental in my head, I'm able to write the notation for it, too.
8%
141 votes
I'm no music maker, so this is no concern of mine.
59%
1,022 votes
12/31/2015 Music 1733 26 By: jlrake

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