Month: January 2013

Why doesn’t C sound like D?

I’m talking about keys of course – not the notes themselves! We all have favourite scales and keys. My current ones seem to have tonic notes between C and E flat. Why is that? Why, when we tend to use an equally tempered scale, does one scale sound differently to us than another? There are…
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The obligatory new year post

This year, I avoided writing a reflective post about 2012, or a forward looking one about 2013. Much happened in 2012, and lots will happen in 2013! Instead I want to instead share a few quotes with you. None are specifically musical, but are all relevant to all creative people, and refer to both our…
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