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What Are Dynamics in Written Music?

What are dynamics in sheet music? An explanation and examples.

When Is The Best Time To Start Music Lessons?

Calls for guitar and piano lessons are starting to pick up again as summer draws nearer. While some people prefer to start all their activities with the start of a new school year, it may be a good idea to consider starting music lessons in the summer instead.

Mobile Disco Start Up

Starting up and business requires an individual to be hard working, intelligent and loyal. If you decide to start up a mobile disco business this article should give you some inspiration and know how in what do do.

How to Write a Song for Guitar

To know how to write a song for guitar, you will need to understand guitar song structure, tuning, and chords. And don’t forget that there is nothing wrong with getting feedback from another musician and songwriter who can help you with how to write a song for guitar. Structure Typically, a song is composed of six parts: intro or introduction, verse, pre chorus or climb, chorus or refrain, bride or middle eight, and finally a coda or an outro.

How to Become Competent in Organ Sight-Reading

Sight-reading is a very important skill any organist must develop because it helps you to play an unfamiliar organ music with fluency and ease. Some people believe that this skill is difficult to develop and only geniuses would succeed in playing new pieces fluently. In this article, I will share with you some tips which will help you to understand that systematic approach to sight-reading is possible and it provides wonderful results.

Organ Playing: Inefficient Use of Practice Time

If you want to master organ playing and develop your technique, you must understand the importance of efficient use of practice time. Too often people sit on the organ bench for several hours a day and don’t accomplish anything worthwhile. In this article, I would like to share with you some tips which will help you to use your practice time more efficiently.

Composing for the Organ: How to Make Your Pieces Longer

Imagine that you have written an organ piece of about 24 measures long. This usually is about one page of music. You can now easily expand your piece into a larger composition while following my simple tips.

Organ Practice: Importance of Structured Goal Setting

Do you ever find yourself in a situation that you sit on the organ bench and practice your organ music but are not accomplishing anything of importance in organ playing? If this is the case, it is very likely because you don’t have any structured goals set for your future. In this article, I will share with you my thoughts about the importance of structured goal setting for organ playing.

Organ Playing: Importance of Structured Practice

Many organists who like playing the organ spend a lot of time practicing organ pieces every day. However, if they lack proper structure in their practice sessions, then they will lack the direction. This lack of direction will slow down their progress in organ playing. In this article, I would like to share with you my thoughts on the importance of structured practice.

How to Incrementally Improve Your Organ Playing Skills

Do you have a dream of becoming a competent organist who can play difficult compositions with ease and fluency? If so, you have to know how to use existing organ pieces which will help you to incrementally improve your organ playing skills. Below you will find my personal recommendations on how to achieve that.

Advice for Organists: Importance of Efficient Practice

Any organist who wants to master this instrument aims for efficient practice. What this means is that you simply have to be able to practice in a manner which would allow you to master as much organ repertoire as possible in as little a time as possible. Achieving this level is not easy but here are a few simple rules to consider.

Advice for Organists: Finding a Technically Manageable and Musically Worthwhile Repertoire

When you first start playing the organ, you will discover right away that majority of organ repertoire is too difficult for the beginner organist. In other words, the pieces might be really well constructed but you will not be able to learn them if you are just starting out. On the other hand, some pieces are easy to manage and learn but they are simply not musically interesting enough and not artistically pleasing. So you have to find a balance between these two sides of the organ repertoire – technical requirements and artistic quality.

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