CLASSICAL CHORDS

Latest Episode: CBTS Throwback Interview–Is there such a thing?–‘classical chords’…We’re not so sure about the lingo here, but we will explore tonal harmony that is used within classical repertoire.  Don’t worry.  We’ll keep it simple.  Beginner chords!–next time on CMajor Before The Show and The CMajor Radio Show. The pattern of chord changes forms a […]

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Chords…on the Moon

Chords on the moon?!–It may be possible one day.  You never know.  This week’s homework is designed to take you to places you’ve never dreamed of going.  We had summer solstice and now summertime is in full swing.  Did you make up your own song about the longest day of sunlight?  No worries…we’re giving you […]

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Accidentals Not Accidents

Sonatina in G – G.F. Handel Romanze – W.A. Mozart German Dance in B Flat – Beethoven Polish Song (Polinisches Lied) – Ferdinand Hiller March of the Wooden Soldiers (Marche des soldats de bois) – P.I. Tchaikovsky Clowns – D.B. Kabalevsky The Day is Ended (Der Tag ist vergangen) – N.P. Rakov Attitude! – Nicholas […]

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Major Scales and Select Piano Pieces

On today’s CMajor Radio Show…we talked about major scales.  As promised, I’m posting some additional examples of scales for you to practice.  I’m encouraging listeners to begin to think about how the notes of these scales appear on a staff.  Here are the names of some more scales for you to consider practicing: A major […]

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