Performed by Duomo (Ashley Tini and Emily Strachan)
For two vibraphones and glockenspiel, Glow explores the similarities and dissimilarities between these instruments. It moves at a comfortable pace, allowing resonance to fill the air, shimmering softly, eventually switching to hands for the soft, gossamer landing. Approximately 4:00 in duration and available here.
Excellent! A must for any beginning music student. Please share.
Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you’ve gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you’re ready to rock. Tim Hansen hits the instrumental basics you need to read music.
Lesson by Tim Hansen, animation by Thomas Parrinello.
The end of the semester is almost here. If you are in school, remember to try and get some rest, eat right, exercise and don’t stress out too much. (I know, easier said than done). In between prepping for juries and concerts, here are some reading materials for the week. Enjoy. (more…)