This episode of the Musicality Podcast focusses on the place that everyone should be starting their ear training journey from: active listening!
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Piano pro Ruth Power shows you how to deepen your musical understanding using the art of active listening.
Father John Misty’s “When You’re Smiling and Astride Me” shape shifts into new musical territory guided by the voice and guitar of Kendra McKinley.
The TSO’s Hannah Chan-Hartley’s concert programmes expertly combine colour, graphics, and text to enrich the live music experience for concertgoers.
Clapping in time? Easy right? Well, if it’s not easy for you – you’re not alone! The good news is that clapping in time is learnable, valuable, and fun!
Modernist composers went beyond writing new music, to reinventing music itself. Listen to their astonishing expressions of psychosis, memory, and faith.
Spanning two world wars, the advent of the automobile, airplane, and radio – the Modernist Era’s revolutionary music reflects a massive cultural upheaval.
Born the streets of New Orleans, jazz grew through dance, entertainment and pop to become high art, touching nearly every popular music style on the planet.
Driven by new audiences hungry for sensation, the heroic Romantic Era celebrity composers drove performers to unsurpassed levels of instrumental virtuosity.
Way beyond candlelit dinners, Romantic-era composers fascinated new audiences with extreme musical tales of love, death, nature, and the supernatural.
One of the best ways to make a name for yourself is to cover songs by other artists. An even better (and possibly, even more fun!) way to get noticed is to be creative in your arrangement.
Check out how these artists put their own strange twists on some popular hits.
Classical Era composers mastered musical form to frame their myriad thoughts and emotions. Learn how to listen for form in the music of Beethoven and Haydn.