Today we’re going to talk about learning intervals by ear – how to do it, but especially why it’s such a useful skill.
I want to start this video on songwriting tips by saying I’m not some authority on songwriting. I’m just sharing tips with you from the perspective of someone who has been writing songs since I was a small child (probably 5 or younger).
Today we’re going to talk about unusual time signatures. We’re going to look at some of the weird counting patterns you might come across, and how to approach them and “feel them out”.
This is the second part of a video series about strong and weak beats – if you missed the first one, check it out.
We’re going to look at how to count unusual time signatures, and figure out where the strong and weak beats are. We’ll also listen to some musical examples so you can hear how they sound.
So let’s get started!
In today’s video, we’re going to get some songwriting inspiration. We’ll take a look at five composers who have been inspired by nature and the outdoors, and listen to a specific nature-inspired piece by each of them.