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"The Unfinished ________ Waltz"

Edit: I figured out the title I think!!!! "Boxes of boxes" If you take all the notes given: Which solves to this: I know my answer still isn't making use of the red markings, so I'm not ...
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Musical message from a long-lost uncle

Featured in the past, compositions by musical uncle Francis, at: Handbill: La-Fa-Sol-Do-Re Ti-Fa-Sol-Do-Re Ti-Ti-Do-Sol-Mi-Re Sol-Do-Do-Mi-Sol Sol-Ti-La-Fa-Mi-Re-Mi-Re Ti-Fa-...
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"The Unfinished ________ Waltz"

If we continue from MMAdams' discovery (if you like anything in this answer, go upvote MMAdams'!) and we get the following pattern: where e.g. This, if you squint at it a bit, says which also (...
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The Security to the Party [12] (now with party soundtrack!)

Feeling good about this one: Reasoning: Guesses for what each song in the soundtrack refers to: The first (solved) clue refers to: The second clue (thanks, nexolute) refers to:
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What musical term does this refer to?

I would say the answer is Because it sounds like
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Nice song, pity about the words

The song is:
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This song sounds awful

So: Now So I think Alice's favourite song is which turns out (thanks to Mike Ball in comments) to be
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Name That Song!

I think the answer is
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Which computer-made song is this?

The song is clearly supposed to be Which is a well known song by With some imagination it is pronounced the same as
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Who lives in 314?

Partial answer If you decode every QR code using something like zxing.org, you get these codes (top to bottom): 1 2 3 4 Credits Gareth McCaughan♦ spotted a mistake.
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Who lives in 314?

Another partial answer because I can't comment The image's alt attribute is aoPrk, so going to https://i.stack.imgur.com/aoPrk.png, we see the order of the qr ...
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Historical music

Could be
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Hoping for a satisfying conclusion (a musical connect wall)

Like @Stiv commented, I don’t know if anyone can get them all alone, so I began by making my contribution and adding to it. Contributors to this answer include myself, Braegh, Stiv, GrumpyLlama59, ...
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The Musing Of the Eggs

The patterns on the eggs are
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My Uncle's Music Box

Step 1: The Music Box Transcription: Transcribed Values: (using @supinf method) ...
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To solve a simple heist

They were stealing The notes read Modified Newtonian Dynamics is
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What is missing from my aunt's inheritance?

Did she accidentally leave for her flat? Or did someone maybe Either reason would account for (Probably not the correct answer, since neither reason quite explains the two extra notes in the music, ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 7): Don't forget the lyrics!

The Christmas song we're looking for is: The solved crossword: Filling in the letters in the correct places, leads to: Then: This leads to the full lyrics of the song:
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Can You Note the Notes?

Just to show what can happen when important ciphers get into the wrong hands, a partial decryption suggests that if Jack and Dave were me, what they would do is look for a lawyer. What were Jack and ...
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A Strange Question of Identity

You are
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Anywhere but Here feat. Cryptics

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Preparing for the end of term performance

Cracked it! The two anagrams at the top of the score are the keys to this puzzle: The first clue gives us three of the song titles: Ignore the rests — they are just there to pad out each bar to the ...
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A Musical Message

To start, a big shout-out to JNF for getting me most of the way there. (If you upvote me, please upvote them as well!) Step one: Step two: Therefore the encoded message is
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Guess the song and artist

The answer is Explanation Explanation of hints
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Musical in Nature

Not a solution, but here's a conversion of the image to text, to make this puzzle accessible to the blind. :) Braille: ...
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Help me with our discovery!

Doing a Fourier transform on the scan from the newspaper gives us this in the lower left corner: text: ...
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Zeebus Puzzle #10

Based entirely on @Alex's answer, this could be
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Ode to the Lassitude of 88th Street

This made me laugh so much when I got it. Line by line first, answer at the bottom. This glancing blow, In freezing snow, Of a cat woman, In faux platinum, Dedicated to bonneted lassies, Elegant ...
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Music was better closer to the 80's - Riddle

The answer appears to be: Because:
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