Asked by: Bianca Thomas Are octaves dissonant? Dissonance is a combination of notes that sound unpleasant or harsh. Dissonant interval examples are major and minor seconds, tritone, and major andContinue readingDissonance across different octaves?
Asked by: Bianca Thomas Musical technique is the ability of instrumental and vocal musicians to exert optimal control of their instruments or vocal cords in order to produce the preciseContinue readingWhat does the word technique mean in Opera singing?
Asked by: Michael Gillespie How do I get bass tone? Our first real bass tone fix is to pluck properly. How do you describe a bass tone? Terms like, “bigContinue readingHow do I achieve this bass tone?
Asked by: Michael Gillespie How many notes are in a bar? Yep, all of the notes fit into the measure’s “note container”. 4/4 means that each bar contains 4 quarterContinue readingWhy am I seeing more notes than allowed to be in a bar?
Asked by: Michael Gillespie Which staff does your right hand follow? The right hand plays the upper staff, and the left hand plays the lower staff, regardless which clefs areContinue readingOn the grand staff, does the crescendo apply to the right hand or left hand?
Asked by: Michael Gillespie What key is Three Little Birds in? of A major The song is written in the key of A major. What scale is Three Little Birds?Continue readingQuestion about the key of Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds”?
Asked by: Michael Gillespie How do you sing with a low larynx? So we're going to do three imitation exercises and the first one is going to be a yawnContinue readingHow to sing properly with a low larynx?
Asked by: Lori Martinez Perhaps because singers are more likely not to have learned scales in such a formal way as guitarists, i.e. the names, the intervals between the notesContinue readingWhy are “scales” mentioned less to singers and more to guitar players?
Asked by: Lori Martinez What is G major chord progression? Example 1 shows the G major scale. This lesson’s chord progression is the I–ii–V–I; the uppercase Roman numerals stand forContinue readingIn the context of G Major, is there anything special about a Am-Cm-Bm-Em progression?
Asked by: Lori Martinez Minor third Number of semitones Minor, major, or perfect intervals Augmented or diminished intervals 2 Major second Diminished third 3 Minor third Augmented second 4 MajorContinue readingFor intervals, is three semitones major or minor?