Category Archives: Musicianship

TED Talk: Record Diggers

Helpful in understanding one of your hosts of LVW. But also a great way of finding new and soul fulfilling music, if you find the algorithms of Spotify and other services less than helpful.

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Name that Tune #5

As mentioned at our session last night, here is Name that Tune #5. Have fun with it and we’ll have a look at it in 2 weeks. Remember––no cheating!  Stay away from that piano! No Bonanza theme tune.  I promise. … Continue reading

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Name that Tune #4

For those of you waiting with bated breath, and for those of you who couldn’t make it to our last session, here is Name That Tune #4.  We will go through this at our next session and have a bit … Continue reading

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20 Golden Rules for Singing Opera

I’m posting a link to these Golden Rules for Singing Opera from Sophie Rennert‘s site. Please have them learned by heart for Thursday night as there will be a short aural exam. 20 Golden Rules for Singing Opera

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Session 2 recording – 10 March 2016

What fun last night was! Thank you, all. So, here are a few bits and bobs from last night’s session––a nearly lovely Non nobis domine (I say nearly because we’ll do this again, and better), a little jocularity around Britten’s … Continue reading

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Session 1 recording – 25 February 2016

Hi All, I thought it might be fun to make recordings of our sessions from now on and post the best from each, just for our own information and entertainment. To our long-time members these first two will be perhaps … Continue reading

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Rhythm Thing and alert for Thursday

Hi Group, Here’s the Rhythmaname Match Game sheet to test your rhythm reading, for those of you who missed our last session. Mostly for fun but good training, too. We’ll go over it next session. You can download the PDF … Continue reading

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Name That Tune, Too!

Here’s some more fun for those inclined towards musical puzzles.  Remember––––no cheating!  This is sight reading only. Have fun and don’t forget our next meeting is this Thursday night, the 26th! The PDF version to download and print out is … Continue reading

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Name that Tune!

For those of you who weren’t at our last meeting I’m posting your homework assignment. DO NOT use a keyboard to help you with these.  This is a sight reading exercise.  Have fun with it and good luck.  Directly below … Continue reading

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Rhthym & Names Quiz answers

So, just in case you are still sitting on the edge of your sofas, grinding your teeth and swearing softly, here are the answers to the Rhythm & Names Match Game. See you all soon, we hope! Nigel Farage Jeremy … Continue reading

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