Why is RCM Grade 5 Theory so important?

In the last few weeks I have repeatedly been asked about the Grade 5 theory exam, so much so that it has inspired me to write this post. I am talking about the RCM (Royal Conservatory of Music) theory exam. The Grade 5 theory exam is significant to pupils because, according to the RCM’s rules,Continue reading “Why is RCM Grade 5 Theory so important?”

The importance of learning Music Theory

If you’re playing a musical instrument, you may have been advised to learn music theory –  the study of the grammar of music. Music theory examines the elements that construct a piece of music, including notation, key signatures, time signatures and chord progressions. Many teachers will insist that music theory is a fundamental tenet ofContinue reading “The importance of learning Music Theory”

Music Notation: Some History Milestones and Evolution

Have you thought of what happens when we look at a score or sheet music? Some of us look at it and immediately begin translating those symbols into sounds. Others among us might not be able to decode what is seen on the page. Happily we don’t need to be able to read music toContinue reading “Music Notation: Some History Milestones and Evolution”

How you ever wonder what happens to you brain when you listen to music?

This video will explain it all shortly… Interesting!

Disney Amazing Soundtracks!

I love these Disney Cartoons! They might be old technology, but definitely excellent quality and the music it’s my favourite of all! Amazing soundtrack! Tchaikovsky – Waltz of the Flowers!

The World Most Unusual Instruments!!

If you have come across some very rare musical instruments in the past, I assure you that is nothing compared to the amazing instruments I am going to show you today!! Here you will the most unusual instruments ever created, including some you probably never heard of before. 26. The Yabahar The count down startsContinue reading “The World Most Unusual Instruments!!”

Interesting Facts about Mozart

#1 His birth was a consolation to his parents He was the 7th and last born child of Leopold Mozart and Anna Maria. He was born on 27th January 1756 as a great consolation to his parents, as five of their children had died while still infants. #2 He was a Roman Catholic His parentsContinue reading “Interesting Facts about Mozart”

Violin Experiment! Interesting story about one of the greatest violinist in the world!

On April 8, 2007 the Washington Post ran a long feature article by Gene Weingarten in the Sunday magazine called “Pearls Before Breakfast” that won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. Rarely have I been more intrigued with a story, and I think musicians will be and should be talking about it for decades to come. TheContinue reading “Violin Experiment! Interesting story about one of the greatest violinist in the world!”