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Free Online Chromatic Guitar Tuner using Microphone. - StumbleUpon. Musical Scales - StumbleUpon. C Major Scale (no sharps or flats) C D E F G A B C G Major Scale (1 sharp) G A B C D E F# G D Major Scale (2 sharps) D E F# G A B C# D A Major Scale (3 sharps) A B C# D E F# G# A E Major Scale (4 sharps) E F# G# A B C# D# E B Major Scale (5 sharps) B C# D# E F# G# A# B.

Musical Scales - StumbleUpon

Sound of silence - Simon & Garfunkel. Sound of silence (Listen to midi) Am G Am 1. Hallo darkness, my old friend, I`ve come to talk to you again, because a vision softly is creeping, left its seeds while I was sleeping, F C Am and the vision that was planted in my brain, still remains, G Am within the sound of silence. 2. `Neath the halo of a street lamp, I turned my collar to the cold and damp, when my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light, that split the night - and touched the sound of silence. 3.

People talking without speaking , people hearing without listening, people writing songs that voices never share, and no-one dare - disturb the sound so silence. 4. Hear my words, that I might teach you, take my arms that I might reach you, F ~ C – Am ~ But my words like silent raindrops fell - and echoed in the wells of silence. 5. And the sign flashed out its warning, in the words that it was forming. And the sign said, the words of the prophets are written C Am in the subway walls, and tenement halls ,

Songwriting Exercises - Handout. Songwriting Exercises by Joel Mabus Scaffolding Stuck?

Songwriting Exercises - Handout

Here’s an old trick to get you going. What a good song offers is structure, repetition, form and balance. Try this exercise: A) Take some song you like — any song at all from any era, any style — just so long as it is familiar to you. B) Write a new lyric to that song. C) Take that new lyric and write completely new music to it. D) Edit. (Or you could do A-C-B-D — write the new music to the “scaffold” song and then write a new lyric.)

What remains is a new song with only a hint of the “ghost” song that acted as a scaffold for the process. Listmaking Out of ideas? A list could become a song (remember “My Favorite Things” or Tom T Hall’s “I Love...”) or could be a starting pad for an essay song, enumerating facts or feelings. Focused Imaging Similar to listmaking, but more purposeful, is putting your imagination to work in creating a scene, place or mood. Imagine a perfect day in your childhood – or the day your childhood sweetheart left you. The Chord Guide: Pt I - Chord Progressions. Chord progressions are the canvas on which musicians paint their masterpieces, and it’s a canvas which is a piece of art in itself.

The Chord Guide: Pt I - Chord Progressions

A chord progression can be subtle and in the background or it can be blatant and up front; it can be simple and catchy, or it can be technical and complex, it can stay in one key or it can change like the seasons. In any of these cases a chord progression is what drives the song as it literally shapes the music that accompanies it. Chord progressions are like a cozy home where melody and rhythm can kick their feet up. All the songwriting giants, like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Bob Dylan, to name a few, have/had a tremendous knowledge of the art of the chord progression. I’m not going to promise you tremendous knowledge, but I will offer you a good head start in the way of making your own music – in an easily digestible chunk to boot.

Chord Progression Guide Major Chord Chart Above is a chord chart for the 7 most used keys.