SIMPLE piano trick to make you sound ADVANCED: Stacking chords in fifths

MangoldProject

Published on Oct 20, 2017

If you want to step up your piano skills, come in and learn this straightforward trick that produces an amazing sound: playing chords in fifths! This is so simple but sounds so good that everyone should know it. I’ll show you what this trick is about, demonstrate how it sounds and give you a neat way to practice it by playing the major scale in a way you’ve never seen before ;).

Florian

on Jun 5, 2018

This was inspired by two wonderful instruments – a Bechstein Upright and a Fazioli 2m80 grand one night at the Concert Hall of BA Trossingen, Germany. It is part of the Album “Felt on Strings” 2018 by Florian Sitzmann – find more information on http://www.floriansitzmann.de/feltonstrings

As a listener,

I’ve long found myself seeking musical experiences

that generate a kind of sustained ecstatic energy

from a foundation of rigorous thought and technique.

Gaining access to that plane as a solo improviser

is a particularly challenging task.

It takes a special type of artist who

engages deeply with the details of sound,…

via Polyphony and Storytelling: A Conversation with Nate Wooley on Solo Improvisation — NewMusicBox – NewMusicBox

 

Published on Sep 8, 2017

Astonishing Piano improvisation by 12 year old Alma Deutsher for Alan Yentob for BBC imagine.

Bass+Flute Improvisation

February 25, 2018

Published on Jan 17, 2017

Roman Bezinovsky and Antonina Tochiltsyna play bass & flute improvisation. Hope you like it! Tech specs: Bass guitar is recorded with DI-box; The guitar itself is made by Alexander Sirota; The flute is recorded with AKG C414; Mixed with Universal Audio 4-710D; At Gaity Records, Sergiev Posad, Russia. Guitar – Roman Bezinovsky (https://vk.com/roma_in_roma) Flute – Antonina Tochiltsyna (https://vk.com/siflo)

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Chris Harrington 

 

It’s tough choosing a tonality when chords move by half step. Here is a method that gives good results.

via Improvising Over Chromatic Passing Chords —

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Charlie Albright, Pianist – Improviser

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Improvisation

Artist: Charlie Albright
Genre: Solo keyboard
Period: 21st century

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Pittsburgh Chapter, American Guild of Organists

Rock Licks Guitar Tuition

How To Play Queen – Sweet Lady from the 1975 album A Night At The Opera

Guitar Tab Link : http://1drv.ms/1wXCRep

A truly great rock track and the inspiration behind the fast version of We Will Rock You (Live Killers Album)

I’ve added guitar tab as a guide.
The guitar tab is correct on chorus as a I made an error in my explanation. The first two bars are played 3 times as opposed to twice.

As the guitar outro solo is quite a explosion of overlapping licks played at the same time I’ve tried to give a brief look at the different bits used. Listening to the original record should make things clearer.

“Sweet Lady” is a distortion-driven fast rocker written by May. The song is an unusual rock style in 3/4 meter (which gives way to 4/4 at the bridge). Taylor remembers it as the most difficult drumming part he ever recorded.[attribution needed]

The backing track was probably recorded live as you can hear the snare wires on the snare drum of Taylor’s kit vibrating along with Deacon’s bass guitar riff.

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