Wednesday November 17 2021, 10:54 PM
Rolling The Dice With Music Composition Chance music, also known as Aleatoric music, is a type of music that was created or performed using some form of probability. In the 20th Century, many European composers were very intrigued with the...
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Thursday October 21 2021, 7:56 PM
What Do Sharps And Flats Do To A Note? In order to understand what a natural sign does to a note, you must first know what sharps and flats do to a note. If you've come across this blog, you likely already know. If not, I'll quickly go over...
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Saturday October 9 2021, 2:02 PM
What Is The Meaning of Meter In Music? The meter in music also spelled as "metre", is how we identify the pulse or the count, and the steady beat in a song. Songs usually have a pulse in each measure that is grouped by pulses of 2, 3, or 4...
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Sunday September 26 2021, 9:35 PM
Music Books For Toddlers  Music can be taught to kids at a very, very young age. They soak up the knowledge like little sponges. Toddlers from the ages of 1-3 can learn very basic concepts of singing and music theory that will help their...
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Friday September 24 2021, 6:24 PM
What Is Steady Beat? Steady beat is one of the base concepts that all music is built on. Also known as the pulse, the steady beat is the consistent beat that counts for the quarter note in every measure of each song. It's the beat pacing that...
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Thursday September 23 2021, 5:26 PM
Where Do I Start With Music Theory? The best place to start with music theory is the very beginning. You might think it's too elementary to study the type of stuff music teachers would be helping kids with in grade school, but the basics of...
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Wednesday September 22 2021, 7:52 PM
How Difficult Is Music Theory?  Music theory can truly get difficult when it gets to the advanced stages. You might have come across some music theory jargon and wondered, "What type of scientific and mathematic madness is this? What does it...
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Monday August 30 2021, 9:57 PM
Picardy Third Definition  A picardy third is a major tonic chord that is written into the end of a song in a minor key. This happens when you raise the usual minor third in a tonic chord to a major third, creating the major chord that is...
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Tuesday August 10 2021, 9:12 PM
What Does Tonic Note Mean In Music? The tonic note is the first note or the home note in any scale or key. Each scale has 8 unique notes, and the last note is also the tonic note an octave above the first note.  In solfege, the tonic is...
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Monday August 9 2021, 10:42 PM
The Cycle Of Major And Minor Thirds While you don't often hear about the "circle of thirds", some musicians regularly refer to a "cycle of thirds". A cycle of thirds that includes all minor intervals and can be seen in the diagram below....
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