Originally Posted by StevenOBrien
I'm pulling the following from a blog comment I wrote a while ago on another site, so forgive me if it seems a little inconsistent or dumbed down at times. It contains a whole bunch of resources and courses that are available online, as well as links to some very helpful theory books.
Yale lecture series to start you off
How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, by Robert Greenberg
Understanding the fundamentals of music, by Robert Greenberg
Updated Jan-27-2015 at 06:40 by science
For those unfamiliar with our monthly recordings review - If Sound Quality (SQ) and Overall Impression (OI) grades need further context, feel free to visit earlier posts in this series.
My acquisitions for February
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 & Faust Overture
Today on “F” for February, Once Upon the Internet turns to Italian pianist Sergio Fiorentino whose sporadic performing career spanned five decades.
Hailed by critics for his unusual technical and musical endowments, Sergio Fiorentino showed his exceptional talent at an early age; he was granted a scholarship by the Italian Government at age 11 to study at the Conservatorio "San Pietro a Majella"
This month, I have programmed two Once Upon the Internet posts. This week’s completes last week's audition of the complete Caprices for Solo Violin by Paganini, in the legendary first recording by American violinist Ruggerio Ricci.
Born in San Francisco in 1918, Ricci began learning the violin at age six and was taught by Yehudi Menuhin's teacher, Louis Persinger. A recognized child prodigy, and winner
On my platforms this month, it's "F" for February, a fun look at themes that share in common the letter "F", like, well, the Fibonacci Sequence.
In the book Liber Abaci (Translation: The Book of Calculation, published in 1202), the author considers the growth of an idealized (biologically unrealistic) rabbit population:
A newly born pair of rabbits, one
Updated Feb-04-2014 at 11:28 by itywltmt