Reasons to Love Music – And Why You Should Too

Reasons to Love Music - And Why You Should Too

Music permeates the lives of people. It may be safe to say that every generation has a song or two that, in a way, define who and what they are as a people. More often than not, when we talk about the 70 s, the 80 s, the 90 s, or when we speak of the old, the classical and the modern eras, we think about the type music they listened to. The same can be said of us, as individuals, when we listen to songs or sing along to…

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Guitar Music And The Basics Of Music Notation

Guitar Music And The Basics Of Music Notation

Actually many of the most respected guitarists have survived fantastically well without learning music. But I have to say now at this juncture to all aspiring guitarists that knowing how to read music is a wonderful knowledge to have. The most important aspect of this attribute is, when you want to learn how a song or melody is musically constructed, all you have to do is go into your local music store and buy the sheet music for the piece you want to play. To know how to read and…

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Five Reasons to Learn More About Music

Five Reasons to Learn More About Music

Among the first subjects to be cut in school budgets are art and music. These cuts are often based on the belief that these subjects can be sacrificed without much damage to a student’s development or academic success.  But, more and more research shows that this is not the case. While the Mozart Effect, claiming an increase in IQ points when children are exposed to classical music, has been largely debunked, there are still good reasons to study music. Let’s consider some of these. Applied Academics: One benefit is that…

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Helpful Music Teaching Tips For Highly Motivated Teachers

Helpful Music Teaching Tips For Highly Motivated Teachers

Are you a music teacher?  Do you still have the same motivation from the very first time you land your feet on the music classroom or on the private music studio? Well, if you think that you are losing the drive and the passion in teaching, you have to read on as this post has some helpful music teaching tips. After such, you will surely retrieve what you have just lost – your motivation in teaching music to your students. Teachers are powerful They can mold young minds and inspire…

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Download Sheet Music on the Internet

Download Sheet Music on the Internet

Almost all modern music artists take sheet music for comfort. Sheet music abounds in printed format and can even be downloaded from the World Wide Web. It’s a far cry from the era of oral tradition. Hundreds of years in the past, there used to be few ideas to forward on music further besides to “hum a few bars” until finally the listener jammed on. The obtainable manuscripts had to be meticulously marked out by a transcription and were limited in number. In fact, while music was acknowledged on a…

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