Category Archives: Music
A good start maybe from here which I came across in my online search. The other parts of music theory is obvious of their quality, but whether if it matters which key a music is composed in, often becomes a … Continue reading
This is the last day I serve as violinist for E's "praise team". I had notified her a week earlier. This was after Nadia's urging, not to wait for Tom, whose view on church music I cherished somewhat because he … Continue reading
I have written about this a few times here before, so this is an update. Heavily focused on Stephen Tong's take on it and Deuteronomy 12:4. So this morning, Nadia spoke with me about not leading E. on in the … Continue reading
A good site where I could download cliff note versions of music theory topics: https://tobyrush.com/theorypages/ Saved entirety to my Library. I think I would compare the Russian's Sposobin and this, especially in the field of harmony.
At GCC, we have a worship team. I do not think the pieces chosen were of "reformed" nature, despite the insistence of it by the one choosing the pieces. These are modern pieces that appear to not take the composition … Continue reading
On Video 3 of Pak Tong's Daniel series (4 total), in video #3, history of Chinese music was mentioned: Tong explained how 12 pitches were reduced to only 5 pentatonic (gōng 宫, shāng 商, jué 角, zhǐ 徵 and yǔ … Continue reading
1917 俄国十月革命：大批俄国(很多犹太人精英)人进入上海，哈尔滨。 1919 五四运动：流行歌曲，西洋古典音乐，爵士乐(Jazz)，传入基地：上海。 1930-40s 民国时期：中国流行歌曲紧随美国步伐：白虹，龚秋霞，姚莉，周璇，李香兰 (Japanese?)，白光，吴莺音. 但黎锦晖被聂耳（黑天使）批为黄色歌手。Emotional vs. intellectual songs began to be distinguished/criticized. 意识形(ideology)态不同。 1949-1978 中华民共和国建国后，没有流行歌曲=黄色歌曲 (term popularly used during the 60s, 反右文革时代)。Also 流行歌曲 = product of capitalism = American Commercial music. 错乱节拍，庸俗的滑音(Glissando-from Black style)，etc.古典音乐没被扫，因为苏联。流行音乐是美国的。和声学(Harmony)以苏联的斯波索宾(Igor Vladimirovich Sposobin)为主。Ideological difference.1961 … Continue reading
Microsoft planning to unify all apps (ie. Outlook client) into the web. I felt it, told people about it at work, also because I got sick of them having problem with Outlook clients and not knowing how to use it, … Continue reading
This is a genre that I have learn by hear. It's American South, it's Irish, simple, a fiddle. Some good resources: https://meadowlarkviolin.com/violinblog/easyfiddletunesforviolin Good starters: Swallowtail Jig & Irish Washerwoman.