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How to read sheet music... a free course. The Mystery of Sheet Music To many people, reading sheet music is an intimidating, mysterious activity. But it doesn't need to be! It's actually quite simple, once you understand the secret behind it. At "," my desire is to teach you how to read sheet music as quickly as possible.

The Ultimate List of Online Music Education Games - Cornerstone Confessions Having a background as a music teacher, I often get the asked what resources are available for homeschoolers to grow in their music studies. As such, today I’d like to share with you an Ultimate List of Online Music Education Games available for FREE to public and homeschoolers alike to have fun while learning more about music. Whether playing via iPad, SmartBoard, or laptop, each resource provides supportive games and activities to reinforce music concepts at home. For your browsing convenience, these online music education games are organized into the following categories: aural training, composers, composition, instruments, notation, symbols/vocabulary and variety. Aural Training

Music Theory, Books, Circle of Fifths, Learn Guitar: Lotus Music by Tom Michero This enigmatic diagram holds the secret to understanding music. You've heard about it. You've seen it. But, do you know how it can improve your playing? The Circle of Fifths contains a wealth of musical information that is extremely useful to musicians. How to construct chords - Piano Clues: Free tips and lessons for playing piano, organ and electronic keyboard You don’t need a “1000 Chords Dictionary” to be able to read and play chords. You can learn how to form chords on your own, because chords are built using simple formulas. A chord is three or more notes played at the same time. It’s as simple as that. Of course, the trick is to know which three notes… Obviously, not all combinations of notes sound good.

Key Chords Key Chords app generates guitar chord progressions automatically. Use it free online, or get the app for Mac, Windows or iOS (iPad) - Click on a chord to preview how it sounds. - Drag and drop to arrange the chord progression - Tweak the settings to control the playback speed Or role the dice and Key Chords will automatically generate a nice sounding progression. Select a Key: Select a key and choose a the major or minor scale.

The Aesthetics of Popular Music Popular music is widely assumed to be different in kind from the serious music or art music that, until very recently, monopolized attention in philosophical discussions of music. In recent years, however, popular music has become an important topic for philosophers pursuing either of two projects. First, popular music receives attention from philosophers who see it as a test case for prevailing philosophies of music. Classics For Kids An orchestra is a large group of musicians who play together on a variety of string, wind and percussion instruments. Leading the group of musicians in the conductor. The instruments of the orchestra are organized into families: Strings – String Instruments use vibrating strings to make their sound. The violin is an example of a string instrument. Woodwinds – Woodwind instruments are made of a long hollow tube of wood or metal.

Mrs. DeFrang's Music Room: Kindergarten We know a beat is steady, and a rhythm is a combination of long and short sounds. We've been working so hard on keeping a steady beat, and now we're moving onto rhythms! We've been using what we know about syllables, after learning a poem in music class, to determine whether each beat has one sound (or syllable) on a beat, or if it has two. We learned that when there is one sound on a beat, we call it "ta," and we notate it with one single vertical stick. When there are two sounds on a beat, we call it "ti-ti," and we notate it with two vertical sticks with another stick connecting them across the top. See us notating sounds with popsicle sticks:

Learning and Loving Music Theory Kelvin, You actually caught a mistake on the roman numerals! Thanks, I’ll have to fix that. The first and last chords of the progression are not 7th chords. Scales and emotions See also a post about making chords from scales. 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. Click each image to play the scale right in your browser with the aQWERTYon. These scales have a major third (E in the key of C), which makes them feel happy or bright. Major scale

Better Guitar - Guitar Songs You Should Learn. There are certain songs that every guitar player should try to learn. Either they are commonly requested or they have cool guitar parts that will expand your playing skills. I am going to list songs in several styles of music and explain why I think they should be add to your “play list.” While most are electric guitar songs, there are some acoustic songs also.

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