Today, we continue our look at the origins of music with the story of Guido d’Arezzo – one of the greatest music educators of his time.
How to build music scales using half steps and whole steps. We examine the chromatic scale, major scale, and minor scales in this video.
Stars and Stripes Forever is one of the most recognizable marches by John Philip Sousa. In this installment of Music History Crash Course we take a closer look at the iconic composition.
How does a tambourine finger roll work? We take a closer look at one of the more interesting performance techniques for the percussion instrument in SLOW MOTION!
Pomp and Circumstance by Edward Elgar. Why do we play Pomp and Circumstance at graduations? That’s a good question! It all started in 1901…
So, there are names for all the parts of the music note, but sometimes those names don’t make much sense. Watch the video to find out why.
More specifically, we are looking at the cannons that Tchaikovsky wrote in the 1812 overture. Why write music for cannons? How would that even work? Check out the video to find out.
This video was so much fun to make! Today, we are learning about the Mahler Hammer – one of the most unique percussion parts ever written.
In this video, we take a look at counting quarter notes and eighth notes. Head over to the Youtube channel to watch more videos.
We take a look at some misunderstood characters in this video – Accidentals. Just how do they work, and how do you recognize them in music? Watch the video below to find out and let me know if you have any questions or suggestions for future videos.