One of the obstacles in playing an instrument is to memorize pieces. The next concern is how to make sure we won’t forget the piece during an exam, a performance or a recording session. Anyhow, memorizing the music is an important skill, regardless of the genre and the style of music. Certainly, one can play… Read More Strategies to Memorize Music
Musicians like athletes, can develop physical problems as a result of their practice. It doesn’t matter what musical instrument you are playing. You should make sure you prevent physical injuries, by being aware of the injury symptoms and knowing how to deal with them. Though musicians were and still are told to “play through the… Read More Prevent Physical Injuries Playing Musical Instruments
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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… Read More The Art of Performance & beyond
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… Read More ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award
The importance of sigh reading skill is clear for everyone nowadays. There are many ways to improve your sight reading. Importantly, it is better to find some pieces suitable to your grade. A hard piece can kill your self confidence and discourage you, meanwhile, an easy piece makes you over confident about your abilities. Whether… Read More Strategies to Improve your Sight Reading
Here you can find the standard ranges of the orchestral instruments.
Introduction: Beethoven writes a letter to his friend in 1802 and mentions that he is not satisfied with his works so far (says Romain Rolland 1); what was going on? Yes, he was preparing to fly the music to new boundaries, during and even before the composition of 3rd symphony he was searching for ways… Read More Beethoven’s third Symphony ‘Eroica’ op.55 (First movement)
In this Part, I will provide some of the best works by various music composers, and its score (or a link to its score). In addition to some listening guides and perhaps articles about the work and/or a brief biography of the composer. The purpose of doing this is that not only you will enjoy… Read More Music Suggestions to listen to
Welcome to PureMusician.WordPress.com! In this blog, you will find almost anything related to music. I will provide performance tips, analysis, music theory, music history, articles about music related subjects, etc. Technically, this blog will be about classical music, jazz, blues and flamenco; and music students and professionals will be able to make the most of… Read More Hello Music lovers!