Is the Truck Driver’s Gear Shift – a dramatic key change upwards near the end of a song – a cheap trick or a songwriter’s best friend? The answer is…
The TSO’s Hannah Chan-Hartley’s concert programmes expertly combine colour, graphics, and text to enrich the live music experience for concertgoers.
This episode of the Musicality Podcast focusses on the place that everyone should be starting their ear training journey from: active listening!
Open you ears to this 5 Song Set influenced by the blues. Listen out for the bluesy elements in these unique songs from five great international artists.
While not currently a chart-topping genre in it’s own right, blues saturate the roots of rock, pop, hip-hop, R & B and nearly every popular music worldwide.
Piano pro Ruth Power shows you how to deepen your musical understanding using the art of active listening.
Whether you are a songwriter or a music enthusiast, putting a name to a sound can be tough. Learn about genres here and take the test to see how good you are!
Afro-Latin music is a broad term covering a wide range of musical styles. Explore the distinctive sounds of Cuba, Brazil and Peru with these explanations.
Surprise your ears with the wide range of tango, celebrating more than 150 years of innovation with all its moody, playful, and emotional rhythmic energy.
Way beyond candlelit dinners, Romantic-era composers fascinated new audiences with extreme musical tales of love, death, nature, and the supernatural.
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.