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How do You Read Music?

Well, how do you read music?¬†Western music notation is unique in having adapted essentially one and the same system to the task of notating for all musical instruments and voices. But does that mean we all read the same way? … Continue reading

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MOVES: Melodic Freedom for the Classically Chained

Followers of this blog (both of you) will have noticed that I like to quote the NLP adage: “The Map is not the Territory”. And one of my main beefs about most traditional musical instruments, when it comes to learning … Continue reading

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What’s in That Sandwich?

MOVES notation doesn’t tell the whole story. The 8 leap in the James Bond theme is not the same as the 8 leap in the Love Story theme. In classical theory, the first is an augmented fifth and the second … Continue reading

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