Posts Tagged ‘information’
How do I get better at sight reading?
Hello! Welcome to this week’s Q&A installment, with the question of “How do I get better at sight reading?” This is a question near and dear to my heart, since sight reading (the act of looking at written music and being able to play it) was never one of my strong suits, and I avoided it…Read More
How to use the damper pedal, part 2 (syncopated pedal)
Hi friends! As a follow-up to the previous introduction on how to use the damper pedal (linked below), here is a pedaling technique called ‘syncopated pedaling’, which is almost always how you’ll pedal a piece. It’s basically the damper pedal standard, so it’s good to learn and get comfortable with, because so many pieces…Read More
The Order of Sharps: Music Theory
Hello! Today’s video is all theory – why do key signatures always follow the same pattern, and what is that pattern? Today we’re dealing with the order of sharps (we’ll talk about flats on a later day). This is useful to know if you like music theory, are generally curious, or are interested…Read More
Major and Minor Keys: What they are, and how to tell them apart
Hey there! Today’s video covers some important music theory information – when you’re learning a piece, how do you know what key it’s in? There are two types of keys – major and minor keys. We’ll talk about how to find a major key’s doppelganger (minor twin), and how to analyze a piece…Read More
What is a Harmonic Minor Scale?
Hello! Harmonic minor scales are definitely my favorite type of scale – the harmonic minor scale. I mean, major scales are nice and all, but there’s something so spicy and mysterious about harmonic minors, and it has everything to do with that raised 7th! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, definitely check out…Read More
What Program I Use to Write Sheet Music
Hi friends! Today I just wanted to give you some information on what program I use to write sheet music for this website, in case that’s something you’re interested in doing yourself.Read More