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My Patreon page

Hello friends, I have just started a Patreon account. Patreon allows you to support musician,artists bloggers etc. by a monthly contribution. My patrons will have access to my private patreon feed and can ask me questions. Also, you can listen to my unpublished songs/pieces and free download of my works, as well as access to […]

What subject do you enjoy reading more on this blog?

Please take the time and let me know what you really like to be the subject of the next posts:

The Art of Performance & beyond

It’s a long road toward an ideal performance. What makes a performance academically ideal could be defined and listed (in fact it is defined and listed). One may argue that it can be reached through analysis, practice, interpretation, etc., and of course it takes time. Therefore, it is not a mystery! But what makes a […]

‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

Hello everyone, today I was surprised to see I was nominated for the best blog of the year 2012. The wonderful blogger CLF http://clf4told.com/ was the first one that gave me this honor. I want to thank all of you who have read my blog, subscribed, commented or liked … There are some blogs here […]

The story of Music (Part 2)

Before the developments of musical notation, Middle-Ages songs (e.g. chants, secular monophony) were passed down from memory to the next generation. At the time, some composers and musicians were active outside the Church. Moreover, eight modes were recognized by medieval theorists which became a great source for later composers. Poet-composers such as Troubadours and Trouverès […]

The Story of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Rock-and-roll (rock ‘n’ roll) has been one of the most influential post 1950 styles of music. It grew out of several streams of postwar pop music, including: Rhythm-and-blues (R&B), recording of the ‘Shouter’ blues such as Joe Turner, boogie-woogie piano blues and Gospel-based vocal style. If we take a look at pop music history, we […]

Pop Music and Societal Context

The societal context started to shape the music development, mostly, after the World War II (1945). The massive migration of southern musicians and audiences to urban areas in 1940s and the introduction of Electric guitar set the stage for hard edged Chicago blues of Muddy Waters, hard-country of Hank Williams and in mid-1950s the rock-n-roll […]