Curious … Chord Progressions

For this week’s homework, we’re posting a live poll. It’s fun!–think about where you were in 1979.  And, if you were not anywhere yet…maybe think about where some of your family members were.  What types of music making were you or your family involved in?  Mine was definitely piano lessons, playing piano and other instruments […]

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TEXT Notation

A basic definition of notation is…’the method or methods for writing down music.’  Classical Greek music was notated by using means of letters.  The use of letters for the indication of tones is restricted today to “theoretical and instructive purposes”.  Unfortunately there is no uniform practice for indicating different octaves. Not all the new methods […]

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Harmonizing Anthems

Hi there!  This week’s homework is a little tricky…but hopefully somewhat challenging and fun for you.  How many national anthems do you know how to play on the piano?  We took an impromptu poll today…so if you have a chance, please check it out over on our social media pages.  For homework, see if you […]

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Listen & Watch: Keyboard Musicianship

Happy Mother’s Day from CMajor Before The Show!–We’re inviting you to listen and watch for this week’s homework.  Watch what? Listen to music?  Yes, Yes!!–We’re excited to have you listen to the following tunes.  Find them on the internet via Google search or visit YouTube at your leisure.  Happy watching and listening!!  Have a great […]

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Another Resource…

Please see another music making resource for your piano lessons below: Popular Chord Dictionary for Piano  Thank you for listening to yesterday’s podcast on CMajor Before The Show.  Tune in later today for another discussion on music making and wellness on The CMajor Radio Show. Our new poll is listed here:  https://PollEv.com/multiple_choice_polls/1hKBX

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