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10 Questions for Joshua Bell

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Joshua Bell – Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35

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Claude Debussy – The Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Violinist, Joshua Bell

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The C.L.I.M.B. Episode 33: Songwriting Chart Study — Man vs. Row / Songwriting Pro

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The C.L.I.M.B. Podcast Episode 33 is live and ready for download! In this week’s episode, Johnny and I dive into the Billboard Country Singles Chart to pull out some songwriting lessons. Learn from success! (And be sure and subscribe so you never miss another helpful episode!) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE C.L.I.M.B. ON ITUNES The C.L.I.M.B. stands…

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Using Parallel 3rds To Harmonize a Melody

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 27, 2016

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Basic Melodic Transposing

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Julian Treasure – 5 ways to listen better

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Memorising the Major Scales — nylonrevival

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 27, 2016

This month it is my aim to memorise and internalise all the major scales in an attempt to then learn chords and their intervallic relationships, provide the basis for future development. The first obstacle was the phenomenon, the ‘circle of fifths’. What is this illusive circle and how is it possible to visualise it while […]

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Incredible high school musicians from Venezuela! | Gustavo Dudamel

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 26, 2016

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http://www.ted.com The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela’s life-changing music program, El Sistema. Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, they play Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2.

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JOSHUA DOS SANTOS, GERSHWIN, CUBAN OVERTURE

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Michael Tilson Thomas – Music and emotion through time

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 25, 2016

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http://www.ted.com In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate

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MTT- Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, 4th mvmt

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 25, 2016

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John Coltrane’s “Ascension” — Bibliolore

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 23, 2016

In his last years John Coltrane’s quest for spiritual understanding was manifest on his albums, as well as in many of the quartet’s titles, beginning with A love supreme (1964). He increasingly incorporated elements of world music into his own jazz compositions, including African and Caribbean modalities and rhythms, Middle Eastern reed tonalities, pentatonic scales, […]

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Add Some Style to Your Songwriting — SongSmith

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 23, 2016

“Write great music that you can be proud of today, a month later, and even 25 years from now. At SongClass, you will discover an ever-expanding collection of high quality interactive songwriting lessons, advice, technics and other resources to help you develop your songwriting talents to the highest levels possible.” Register at http://songclass.biz -SongSmith-

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Diana Krall _ I Remember You

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 21, 2016

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Stephane Grappelli & Yehudi Menuhin – Autumn Leaves

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 21, 2016

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Open Letter to New Composers | Ongaku Concept – Video Game Music Theory

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Top 10 Video Game Music Composers

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September 18, birthday of Henriette Renié — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 19, 2016

Since July, I have been concentrating solely on female composers. You can read about that in my post from July 19. If I can’t find one born on the calendar day, I won’t post. On with today’s composer. I’m very excited to learn that Henriette Renié (18 September 1875 – 1 March 1956) has, unbeknownst to me, […]

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Let’s Talk About Music Licensing — SongSmith

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 18, 2016

If you’re new to the world of making music, licensing could be a bit confusing for you. However, not only is it important at the music creator level, it is also pivotal to how the entire industry is run. In recent times, the issue of who has the rights to use music and for what […]

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