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Teor&a - Music Theory Web

Teor&a - Music Theory Web

The Fox Is Black & Bach's Cantata 147, 'Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring' Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest This is probably the largest, least creative title for a post ever, but it’s also one of the most descriptive as well. The video is a commercial by DOCOMO for the Touch Wood SH-08C, a limited edition phone of which there are only 15,000 being made. But honestly I could care less about the phone, this commercial is a thousand times more cool.

Outline of basic music theory - Professional music theory: an outline of basic music theory. Preface and Chapter 1 of the Outline of basic music theory – by Oscar van Dillen ©2011-2014 The beginner’s learning book can be found at Basic elements of music theory. Overview of chapters: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Sound and hearing Chapter 3: Musical notation Chapter 4: Basic building blocks of melody and harmony Chapter 5: Consonance and dissonance Chapter 6: Circle of fifths and transposition Chapter 7: Concerning rhythm, melody, harmony and form Chapter 8: Further study Preface This outline offers a concise and complete overview of basic music theory. In order to speed up consulting this online book, its chapters can as of now be found on separate pages; unfortunately the original one-page version exceeded acceptable download times, because of the length of the total materials presented. © Oscar van Dillen 2011-2014 Chapter 1: Introduction integrating hearing-reading-singing-writing

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‘Don Giovanni,’ Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel There is evidence for this both big and small, statistical and anecdotal. It took until 1986 for the city to develop, in the Los Angeles Opera, a serious, stable opera company. And on Saturday evening, at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s performance of “Don Giovanni,” silence greeted Mozart’s winking quotation of his own “Nozze di Figaro” during the final scene. It was an opera in-joke in search of an opera audience. It hasn’t helped that the last few years have been hard on the Los Angeles Opera, which put on some exciting, important productions but has also had its income and ambitions shrink, along with the length of its seasons. The Philharmonic clearly sees an opening. The marquee offering is a staged cycle of Mozart’s three operas to librettos by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Combining Frank Gehry with Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the sisters who founded the label Rodarte, turned out to be a clever idea. Christopher Alden’s direction felt out of sync too. It’s about time.

Pocket Piano Chord Name Finder with Sound Find the name of any chord! Just move your mouse over a note position on the keyboard and click on it to include the note in the chord.If you click on a note already in place... it will remove it (when you click notes in and out on the keyboard the "Key, Chords and Modes" drop downs are irrelevant). Key, Chords and Modes drop downs ...If you click in a select box for key, chord or scale it displays correct notes and fingering.If you double click without moving the mouse cursor arrow, the textbox will become highlighted and then you can use the up and down arrows of the keyboard (the one you type on) to change key, chord and scale variations. Modes will only come into effect when clicked on and will use whatever key you select. Rd22m334d55a56b77 The display after the chord name... || R is the Root, then the exact notes usedinthe chord. Clear | Sharps | Flats | This Clear will clear the display only Default setting for program note display is most common enharmonic value...

Pop Music Getting Sadder and Sadder - New research finds Top 40 hits increasingly convey a complex mix of feelings, which may be good for art but bad for cheer. In the mood for a brisk, happy, up-tempo tune? You might scan the radio dial for a Top 40 hit, but for a better shot at satisfaction, choose an oldies station. Over the past half-century, pop hits have become longer, slower and sadder, and they increasingly convey “mixed emotional cues,” according to a study just published in the journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts. “As the lyrics of popular music became more self-focused and negative over time, the music itself became sadder-sounding and more emotionally ambiguous,” according to psychologist E. Analyzing Top 40 hits from the mid-1960s through the first decade of the 2000s, they find an increasing percentage of pop songs are written using minor modes, which most listeners—including children—associate with gloom and despair.

Rhythm Lessons Lesson 2: Learning Meter Learning Objective: Children will be able to clap different meters. It is important to learn about meters because understanding a meter is one of the beginning steps to reading music. Instructions: Explain to your child what a meter is by telling your child that in most music there is a pulse, and some pulses are stronger than others. 1. 2. 3. Copy the image above onto paper and show it to your child. Assessment: Can your child clap all three examples with the accents? Adapting to younger children: Clap your child's hands for them to the 3 examples shown above (make sure you stress the accents.)

Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music The Major Scale, The Standard Chord Dictionary, and The Difference of Feeling Between The Major and Minor Triads Explained from the First Principles of Physics and Computation; The Theory of Helmholtz Shown To Be Incomplete and The Theory of Terhardt and Some Others Considered Daniel Shawcross Wilkerson Begun 23 September 2006; this version 19 February 2012. Abstract and Introduction Most music theory books are like medieval medical textbooks: they contain unjustified superstition, non-reasoning, and funny symbols glorified by Latin phrases. In particular we derive from first principles of Physics and Computation the following three fundamental phenomena of music: the Major Scale, the Standard Chord Dictionary, and the difference in feeling between the Major and Minor Triads. Table of Contents 1 The Problem of Music1.1 Modern "Music Theory" Reads Like a Medieval Medical Textbook 1.2 What is a Satisfactory, Scientific Theory? ... wbwbw wbwbwbw wbwbw wbwbwbw ... What is a "scale"? Really?!