Chord Challenges

Hi there.  Thank you so very much for tuning in to The CMajor Radio Show and CMajor Before The Show.  We’re still getting our ducks in a row.  And, if you accidentally changed your time as a “fall back” (as I did)…please forgive our mistake.  My first internet reading was right, that we get an […]

Read More Chord Challenges

Simple Classics for Piano

We certainly hope you enjoyed our recent podcast exploring simple classics for piano.  It’s a term borrowed from the 1950s.  For this week’s homework, see if you too can “explore the wonders of a piano” by choosing and playing some chords to the following tunes…in the key of C Major. Prelude by F. Chopin Spring […]

Read More Simple Classics for Piano

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 […]

Read More Listen & Watch: Keyboard Musicianship

Chord Progressions Fun

This week’s homework should be fun.  First, find A Long Walk — Words and Music by Andre Harris and Jill Scott.  The chord progression starts with Bm9, E11, B/C# and then Bm9, Gmaj7/A, B/F# (repeat two more times).  That’s just the first 8 measures/bars of the song.  If you have time, listen to our discussion […]

Read More Chord Progressions Fun

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 […]

Read More Accidentals Not Accidents