Archive for 'Learning'
Posted on Jan 15, 2010 by Monica.
Do you want to try out for a talent show like the X-FACTOR or AMERICAN IDOL? Are you preparing for a musical theater audition or just want to sing on stage? Musicnotes wants to help! Not only have we dug through our digital sheet music files to offer you suggestions for songs that we think [...]
Posted on Aug 11, 2009 by Monica.
Get ready to break out your sheet music and practice your instruments – school is almost back in session. Believe it or not, going back to school can be a lot of fun because there are a ton of great songs for you to play and perform. Why not get a head start and play [...]
Posted on Apr 30, 2009 by Monica.
Are you learning to play piano? From asking questions related to playing piano with both hands to learning how to play for the first time, many of you are interested in how you can play piano sheet music. While there is no musical wand we can wave to help you play like Peter Cincotti or [...]
Posted on Apr 14, 2009 by Monica.
While many of your questions were related to transpositions, music notation and symbols, and learning how to play piano or guitar, there were a few that were quite technical like this question about the melodic minor. We’d like to address this question here today for our advanced music lovers out there. I have been teaching [...]
Posted on Apr 13, 2009 by Monica.
Notation is the way music is represented by written symbols. Symbols can include notes or other markings that indicate how to play your song. A few of you had asked what some of those musical symbols mean, and our production team recommended this list of modern musical symbols which includes everything from a “staff” to [...]
Posted on Mar 05, 2009 by Monica.
Are you an aspiring musician? Need help with learning your sheet music? We want to help. Just ask Musicnotes! Musicnotes.com employs a wide range of talented individuals who are as passionate about music as you are. From professional arrangers to educators to just plain old music lovers, everyone here is dedicated to bringing sheet music [...]
Posted on Feb 18, 2009 by Monica.
Can you sight-read sheet music? Enjoy singing unfamiliar pieces at holidays? Learning to read sheet music at first glace can be pretty challenging, because sight-reading doesn’t just depend upon your musical proficiency. For singers, it can be really difficult because different vocal techniques sometimes require practicing the song measure-by-measure rather than in its entirety. If [...]
Posted on Dec 05, 2008 by Monica.
Do you have a child that loves music? Are you shopping for your nephew or godchild for Christmas and have no idea what to get them? We put our heads together to come up with a list of musical gift ideas that are great for kids. Not only will these gifts foster their music abilities, [...]
Posted on Nov 25, 2008 by Monica.
Have no idea what to get for that beginner musician in your life? Here are some gift ideas that we’d like to share with you for guitar, piano and voice. The book featured at left is perfect for either beginning piano players or singers because the notes and words are printed large and are extremely [...]
Posted on Nov 05, 2008 by Monica.
What do games like Simon Says or card games like Concentration have in common? If your answer is “music” then you’ve got it right! Whether you’re new to playing piano or are a proficient classical guitarist, it’s always a good idea to practice and hone your skills. These browser-based music games feature different challenges from [...]