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Asian music for classical music appreciation student

Asian music for classical music appreciation student

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The classical music appreciation student should broaden his or her listening palette by including music from all over the Asian continent. Outsourcing and globalization has brought people and cultures together which used to be separated by much more than an ocean. Studying music from Asian history and culture helps Westerners form friendships and business relationships with literally billions of people. East Meets West: Asian Music and the Western Ear Asian music predates Western music by centuries. Some music historians believe the first strands of music came out of the Orient and Middle East. Tonalities are very different than what the Western ear is accustomed to hearing. Often Americans, in particular, tease about the sound of Oriental music, because it sounds out of tune to ...
Winter and spring writing prompts

Winter and spring writing prompts

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Middle school students can work on their narrative writing skills as well as imagery when they try these winter themed writing prompts. Before students start writing, teachers may need to review the components of narrative stories and the literary element of imagery. Writing a Narrative Narrative stories can be fun to write. These stories should not be long, no more than one-to-three pages. A narrative tells a story. It should have a beginning, middle and end. There should be some type of conflict that the main character or another character overcomes. The ending should have a resolution where all of the loose ends are tied up and there is closure for the characters. Teaching Imagery One literary element that adds to any story is imagery. Imagery is when the author uses details ...
Musical kids Christmas gifts

Musical kids Christmas gifts

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Harmonicas, colorful ukuleles, percussion instruments shaped like fruit, a fun keyboard instrument - there are infinite possibilities for great Christmas presents waiting at the music counter. Christmas Gifts for Toddlers Toddlers are not going to have the coordination to really be able to play an instrument but they will love to make a noise on any kind of percussion instrument and there is a wide range of fun shapes to be found, especially in the shaker and small drum department. Remo makes a colorful set of bongo drums that even the 2-year-olds and under will be attracted to. This will cost in the region of $30 US. Remo also makes a range of fruit shakers but these are perhaps a little too realistic for the under-fives - they might spend more time chewing them than shaking...
5 Essential Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Online Music Lessons

5 Essential Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Online Music Lessons

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Lessons are a critical part of any musician's development, regardless of their age or ability. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it imperative that everyone stays safe to prevent exposure to the virus. As a result, individuals passionate about music have been unable to take in-person lessons. Fortunately, there are now online music classes for students to continue their music lessons. Music schools like Allegro Music School have moved their classes online to keep up with students and continue helping them develop and nature their music talent. However, while the lack of proximity can be limiting, students have to adapt. The following are some insightful tips that can help you get the most out of your online music lessons: Set Up a Lesson Room It is vital that you h...
This Holiday, It’s time to Sell Music on USB Drives

This Holiday, It’s time to Sell Music on USB Drives

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Although the pandemic has made 2020 one of the worst years in history, there is no reason why we shouldn’t celebrate everything that’s still good, at least during the holidays. In fact, it should give us more reason to cherish what we have... and what better way to do it than through art music! If you’re a musician feeling a little down right now because concerts are cancelled and bars are closed, roll your sleeves because it’s time to release your album...or just a few holiday songs. This doesn’t require a lot. Just record some cool tracks and put them in badass promotional USB flash drives for musicians. It doesn’t take a lot of time or money to do so there is almost zero risk. It’s not like vinyl that takes months and big bucks to make or CDs that need a lot of artwork prep and p...
Alexander Smith is author of Techzelo.com (music technology review site)

Alexander Smith is author of Techzelo.com (music technology review site)

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The high-quality way to discover the best practical reviews for mics and headphones by an expert If someone is interested in musical equipment and instruments, then reviews are important. However, a large number of reviews on the Internet on this topic are not adequately compiled or display inaccurate information. Should anyone trust in this field? There are decent options. One of them is Alexander Smith, who works as a music director and creates high-quality reviews of mics, headphones and other musical equipment. Let's find out more about him and his texts at the Techzelo.com music technology review site. What we know about Alexander Smith The author of the reviews is closely connected with the world of musical equipment and music. He has the education of a professional sound engi...