Music Learning Notes (Music Theory and Composition) 20/10/2020

I did it! I did it! I FINALLY PASSED THE WEEK FOUR QUIZ ON THE UNI OF EDINBURGH MUSIC THEORY MOOC! Ahhh. I had to make charts for the alto and tenor clef, figure out their notation, figure out THEIR Circle of Fifths, work out the different position for major and minor keys (for bass…

Music Learning Notes (Music Theory and Composition) 17/10/2020

The next few weeks will be interesting as I’ll be getting both piano and CG lessons with different degrees of theory being learned at both Grade 5 (for CG) and Grade 1 (for piano). The funny thing about all this is that I started learning music theory at the age of 12. But there’s a…

Music Learning Notes (Piano) 15/10/2020

Well, I made so much progress in the past two days, I suppose I have to write a post! Discovered that I could play pieces in the Grade 1 TCL book. Am now working on Reinagle’s Minuet from there. I have played it with enthusiasm so many times that I have started memorizing it. Am…

Music Learning Notes (Music Theory and Composition) 20/09/2020

I decided this needed its own category. I’m really sleepy but just wanted to note that tonight, I finally got the courage to start rendering down in notation (in pencil so I could erase the mistakes) one of my “compositions”. For years, I’ve basically prevaricated on whether I actually had the right to call myself…