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Triple Compound Toe Tappers, Day 3 – Concerto in D major for four violins Opus 3, No. 1 by Antonio Vivaldi

This week’s theme is…Triple Compound Toe Tappers!  4/4 time is so prevalent in music of all styles that it has a nickname, “common time”.  If you say “common time” to a musician, you can bet they will understand that you intend each measure to have four beats, and each beat to divide in half.   1,264 more words

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Triple Compound Toe Tappers, Day 2 – BONUS DOUBLE POST - Ride of the Valkyries from The Valkyrie & Music of Transformation from the Rhine Gold by Richard Wagner

This week’s theme is…Triple Compound Toe Tappers!  4/4 time is so prevalent in music of all styles that it has a nickname, “common time”.  If you say “common time” to a musician, you can bet they will understand that you intend each measure to have four beats, and each beat to divide in half.   1,902 more words

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[P@D] Jyc Row - Tribus Silvarum / ModernBard - Peaceful Landscapes in Equestria | Orchestral

We do like to say that Ponies at Dawn have a bit of everything on their albums, and here we show off another facet of that statement with some orchestral music! 91 more words

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Epic Music Monday: Epic Score - A Hero Rides With Us

I love epic music! For me it is a perfect combination of the classic orchestral scoring, chorales and electronica music that I have enjoyed for decades.

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New Zealand Music Month

In New Zealand during May, it is New Zealand Music Month. So I thought this was a perfect time to write something music based. So I thought I would share with you guys some bands/artists that I really love listening to. 344 more words

Triple Compound Toe Tappers, Day 1 – Lacrimosa from Grand Mass of the Dead by Hector Berlioz

This week’s theme is…Triple Compound Toe Tappers!  4/4 time is so prevalent in music of all styles that it has a nickname, “common time”.  If you say “common time” to a musician, you can bet they will understand that you intend each measure to have four beats, and each beat to divide in half.   1,424 more words

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Smetana's Richard III

Richard III is a symphonic poem written by Smenata between 1857 and 1858, based on Shakespeare’s play of the same name.

Although Shakespeare’s plays enjoyed considerable popularity on the European continent and had been circulated in various translations, Richard III was in fact the first to be completely rendered and published in Czech. 280 more words

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