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Composers 'R' Fretboard1-9. Interactive Circle of Fifths. The Interactive Circle of Fifths is a free online music theory tool designed to help musicians to interpret chord progressions, easily transpose music to a different key, compose new music, and understand key signatures, scales, and modes.

Interactive Circle of Fifths

It goes beyond the limitations of a traditional, static diagram without sacrificing clarity and simplicity, and it includes an extensive User's Guide to help you discover all that it has to offer. Interactive Circle of Fifths User's Guide. The Interactive Circle of Fifths ("the Circle" for short) is a tool designed to help musicians to: figure out the key of a piece of music easily transpose music to a different key compose new music understand key signatures, scales, and modes The concept of the circle of fifths is not a new one (see this Wikipedia article for more information), but there is more to this simple, yet profound structure than the traditional diagram can easily convey.

Interactive Circle of Fifths User's Guide

The Interactive Circle of Fifths goes beyond the limitations of a static diagram without sacrificing clarity and simplicity. This User's Guide will help you get the most out of the Circle, while introducing some basic music theory concepts. However, this is not intended to take the place of an introductory music theory course. Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music.

Welcome to The World of Holophonics™ Piano Instruction: Chopin Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, Teacher, Shirley Kirsten. Chopin composed 24 Preludes in Op. 28 exploring 24 different keys (Major and minor) with each Prelude having its own mood and character.

Piano Instruction: Chopin Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, Teacher, Shirley Kirsten

In my step-by-step practicing of the E minor Prelude, I start with the Left Hand with its chordal mosaic, and listen attentively for descending chromatic movement between chords. In the foundational learning process, I want to be aware of common tones and those voice or voices within the sonorities that move. (Note that there are some progressions that are not chromatic) I also need to use a supple wrist so I don’t enter the chords too fast, or with unnecessary impact. Listening across the chords helps to avoid a vertical rendering. Next, I shape the right hand, which is especially challenging with its long notes in Largo tempo. Finally, I play hands together trying to keep a nice balance between chords and melody, listening for how the passing, chromatic and other harmonies nourish the expressive line above.

Stress in Piano Playing. Richard Beauchamp Notes of a talk prepared for a BAPAM conference in Edinburgh in 1999 - aimed at physiotherapists and doctors Some causes of Stress | Prevention of Injury | Sitting and posture | Practice technique | Building stamina | Playing technique | Minimising stress | Post injury programme | Categories of technique What, and how much, do pianists practise?

Stress in Piano Playing

Many professional pianists spend an hour or more daily on technique as such. A technical training of this kind is required by most pianists if they wish to be serious contenders in the highly competitive world of their profession. Some pianists reach a stage where they feel that they get all the technical practice they need to keep their playing in good order through the music they are playing. Time has to be spent on note learning. JAZZ COURSES SCHEDULE : Jazz Lessons, Blues Lessons, Improvisation Lessons, Saxophone Lessons, Piano lessons, Music Theory. Bach Scholar: Links. List of musical symbols. Lines[edit] Clefs[edit] Clefs define the pitch range, or tessitura, of the staff on which it is placed. Learning and Loving Music Theory. Kelvin, You actually caught a mistake on the roman numerals!

Learning and Loving Music Theory

Thanks, I’ll have to fix that. Traumatic Skies by Sedate Illusion. Exercises from Lesson.html from Isidor Phillip - Exercises for Independence of Fingers - Book 1: Piano Technique (0073999272109): Isidor Philipp. Piano exercises and studies (books) - shared folder - free file sharing and storage. Free PDF Sheet Music - Hanon Exercises. Determining chord progressions in a song. Free Music Theory Worksheets! Material on this page is free.NEW!

Free Music Theory Worksheets!

You can now consult an index of terms used in these worksheets.Also explore a page of worksheet extras: Worksheet Answers, Test Templates and Flash Presentations. Musical Composition. Emily Bear Academic All-Star Salute 5-27-2010. SheetzBox - Free Piano Sheet Music. Chord Progressions in Tonal Music. Products : Overview. How Music Works is a comprehensive suite of multimedia tutorials which explain music in clear, simple language you can relate to.

Packed with 115 topics in nine tutorials, and illustrated with 360 diagrams and 750 demonstration sounds, the tutorials start with the very basics of music and advance to topics which are valuable even for professional musicians. Whatever musical instrument or style you are interested in, these tutorials will be an essential source of information and guidance for years to come. The How Music Works tutorials are available online at but these tutorials are not printable and do not have the sounds. To get the full benefit of the tutorials, the ChordWizard Music Theory software is highly recommended. Teor&a - Music Theory Web. 1 guitar 2 players! ATLAS of Plucked Instruments. UkuleleCircleofFifths.jpg (1138×1068) Relative key. Circle of fifths showing major and minor keys Relative tonic chords on C and A ( Play ).

Relative key

Chromatic modulation in Bach's Du grosser Schmerzensmann, BWV 300, m. 5-6 ( Play with half cadence, Play with PAC) transitions from FM to its relative minor dm through the inflection of C♮ to C♯ between the second and third chords. The minor key starts three semitones below its relative major; for example, A minor is three semitones below its relative, C Major. Roger Linn Design - New Musical Instrument Prototype. Andy McKee - Guitar - Drifting - Scales and More. El Sistema. El Sistema is a publicly financed voluntary sector music education program in Venezuela, founded in 1975 by economist and musician José Antonio Abreu under the name of Social Action for Music.

El Sistema

For many years its official name was Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela, (FESNOJIV), which is sometimes translated into English as "National Network of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela". It has recently changed to Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar (FMSB) but it is still widely known by the FESNOJIV acronym.[1] El Sistema is a state foundation which watches over Venezuela's 125 youth orchestras and the instrumental training programmes which make them possible.

The organization has 31 symphony orchestras, and between 310,000 to 370,000 children attend its music schools around the country.[2] 70 to 90 percent of the students come from poor socio-economic backgrounds.[2] History[edit] Abreu's vision[edit] Miami Music Project. Scales and emotions. See also a post about the major scale modes and an intro to minor keys.

Scales and emotions

So maybe you want to write a song or an instrumental in a particular mood or style, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the scales. Here’s a handy guide to the commonly used scales in western pop, rock, jazz, blues and so on. I show each scale in two views: on the chromatic circle, and the circle of fifths. Ricci Adams' Chord Calculator. Think you know Music ? See how much there is you didnt know! Ear Training Online. Eric Lewis rocks the jazz world. Eric Lewis plays chaos and harmony. Chopin, Frederic - Prelude in E minor Op.28 No.4 sheet music. The Sacred Geometry Of Music.

The Sacred Geometry Of Music by Andrew Lorimer Music uses the laws of vibration to manifest aurally what exists at the center of everything.

The Sacred Geometry Of Music

Into our reality springs a non-visual harmonic law that is universal. The notes and intervals of music speak directly to the chakra centers and causes them to vibrate in harmony to the vibration of a string or vocal chords, speakers moving through the air, or the sound of someone’s lips making a farting noise through a metal tube. Music uses the laws of physics and mathematics to bring out an emotional response in the listener. The music of the Western world uses a mathematical system based on Twelve. All the songs you have ever known and sang along to in your life use the same simple laws based on the number twelve. Clock Harmonisphere The mathematics of the harmonisphere are amazing. When we measure the same chords on the harmonisphere, the seven chords have the same mirrored combinations as the piano: With or Without You - Impromptu Guitar Performance on Vimeo.

Key Chords. Key Chords is an interactive chord chart that allows you hear, see and arrange chords. - Click on a chord to preview how it sounds. - Drag and drop to arrange chords on the timeline - Tweak the settings to control the playback speed Or role the dice until you discover something that fits your mood. Select a Key: Select your favorite "Key" and whether you want to use the "Major" or "Minor" scale. The resulting chord chart will display a good number of "usable" chords that all work "in the key of" the selected scale. (In other words, all of the chords that appear in the chart will "work" in your song.) Click a chord: ... and you will hear a cheap computer generated guitar playing the chord.

Canadian Guitar Festival 2010: Finalist 1, Song 2 - 1st Place. 21 Cool 3 Notes-Per-String Exercises to Rock On! Photo by Jsome1 Playing 3 notes per string exercises is something I do on a regular basis. I use them to warm up, to become a faster guitar player and to spice up my improvisation. 3 notes per string licks and scales are generally used for speed picking. Whenever you hear a guitar player playing these really fast terrifying licks, it’s probably a 3 notes per string lick. Emily Bear Take Five. Emily Bear Out Of Control. Emily Bear Chopin Waltz Op 64 no 2.