Month: August 2011

A new project

I don’t make a habit of blogging about the various projects I have on, mainly because I have a tendency to tackle several at the same time. I like to have the ability to switch onto another should I temporarily get stuck, or even just to give a piece a ‘break’ for a week if…
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The importance of listening

The National Curriculum refers to four areas of musicality that should be taught: performance, composition, appraisal and listening. These four are supposed to be taught in equal portions, as part of a balanced musical diet as it were. However, as we advance through our musical careers, it becomes all too easy to forget these things.…
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