La consécration tardive de Jean-Philippe Rameau Publié le 10-10-2014 - Mis à jour le 10-10-2014 Né à Dijon en 1683, Jean-Philippe Rameau est formé à la musique par son père, titulaire des orgues de la cathédrale. À l’âge de 18 ans, il voyage quelques mois dans le nord de l’Italie puis mène une vie de musicien itinérant comme violoniste, maître de musique, organiste dans sa ville natale ou ailleurs en France (Avignon, Clermont, Lyon). MusicXML Sites: A List of Sites with Sheet Music in MusicXML Format An ever-increasing number of sites make downloadable sheet music available in either MusicXML format or original source file file formats that can be converted to MusicXML. Here is a selected listing of sites where you can download sheet music in MusicXML or compatible formats. Music in MusicXML Format
Guitar Modes For Jazz Guitar (And Other Styles Of Music) In this lesson you'll learn what the modes are, how they look on the guitar and how you can use them in your guitar solos and improvisations. Click Here To Download Your Free Jazz Guitar eBook What Are Guitar Modes? Modes are scales derived from the major scale. Modes are nothing new, the modes as we use them today were formalized around 1675. Learn Guitar Scales with Chordbook Message for visitors on Mobile or small tablet. The guitar app on this page is currently a mobile demo. Enjoy the full app on a larger screen. Scales are groups of notes ordered by pitch or frequency, either going up in pitch or down. To learn guitar scales is a great way of exploring the fretboard of the guitar and finding the patterns that will help you with improvising solos and also it will increase the flexibility and strength of your fingers the more exercises you do. The very first guitar scale we recommend you learn is the minor pentatonic.
Music Monday: Best Basslines Happy Music Monday! Today we're gonna talk about basslines, those things you never notice unless they're very, very, very good. But when they are, boy do they improve a song, right? Scott's picked five good ones but overlooked several on purpose, in hopes you might call him out on what he's missed. How to be a Rock Star in 5 Minutes: The 4 Chords to Stardom Sharebar Many of the greatest rock and pop hits from the past 40 years only use the same 4 chords. THE SAME 4 CHORDS. So if you were every thinking of being a rock or pop star, well then all you gotta do is keep writing sappy love songs using these same 4 chords until you make that hit! This was so famously exposed by the great Axis of Awesome in this video: (We made a video playlist of all these songs for your pleasure here:
30+ Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists The guitar is an instrument that knows no genre and no boundaries--one of the reasons why it's arguably the world's most beloved instrument. Here are over 30 incredibly useful (and often entertaining) websites dedicated to the guitar and its admirers. Must-see sites 1. Guitar Shred Show follows the escapades of Mr. Fastfinger, a Sumarai shredder with a gravelly voice who battles dwarves and accordion-wielding demons. 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.
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. 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 "ReadSheetMusic.info," my desire is to teach you how to read sheet music as quickly as possible.
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. 10 Essentials On Guitar Improvisation Photo by Simone13 AKA John Pastorello Besides writing and playing songs I just love improvising. When I practice improvising I always first pour myself a cup of green tea, I put on some folk music (e.g. Ray La Montagne, Damien Rice, Stephen Fretwell, Glen Hansard, Sheryl Crow, etc.) on Last.fm or Spotify.com and then I start to improvise over these songs. I get totally caught up in the moment and let my fingers carry me away. Other times I practice melodic patterns, triads, arpeggios, licks, everything that will spice up my improvisation skills.
Play The 7 Modes in 7 Days (Tabs Incl.) Photo by Marta Monleón Modes are used in all kinds of musical styles like Jazz, Rock, Metal, Flamenco, etc. They create a certain mood or feel to your playing. If you feel like you are stuck playing solos using just Major/Minor or Pentatonic/Blues scales all the time, you’re ready to call on the modes and dive a little deeper. When I first got introduced to modes I was a little bit overwhelmed, but also excited to explore this whole new world of boundless possibilities. I soon realized it’s all about the journey and not the destination, so enjoy the process!