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Issue 14: 101 things to do with “Rain on the Green Grass”

There’s a nice little 3-note round on the www.singup.org website; Rain on the green grass          Rain on the tree          Rain on the house tops          But not on me. If you want to see the notation, have a look at the website. … Continue reading

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Issue 9: Theory – “The Circle Diagram”

When I teach the scales and key signatures part of theory, I always teach “The Circle Diagram” quite early on. The instructions have taken me about half an hour to type, and the sheer wordiness may well put you off … Continue reading

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Issue 8: How to Draw a Piano Keyboard

Drawing a piano is a very useful skill for answering theory questions, teaching keyboards, and creating musical birthday cards.  I have also found that piano students often find it much easier to grasp the intricacies of the notes and fingerings of … Continue reading

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