Lockdown Lesson: Today´s lesson covers reading rhythms, which are split between Tenor and Bass parts. A Berceuse from Charles Duncan´s modern approach to classical guitar is used as an example.
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I invented Reductionism while studying to be a Master of Music.
We live in a world filled with mechanical noise. The repeated rhtyhms of washing machines, car indicators and alarm clocks fill our daily lives. As an Educational Composer, I am interested in finding the beauty in repeated motifs, te...
Parents of Students! I have put together a quick video which will help you help, while practising.
This lesson is on the notes on the Guitar# #classical #composition #musiceducation #guitar #music #melody#
One compliment which I received sums it all up, "Thanks for the lessons. My son has learned a bit on Guitar, but he walks taller and he is more confident about learning". It gives me great joy to help Students to succeed - educationally. Out of interest, the Student in question earned Grade 5 ...Read More
One compliment which will always stick with me is, "Thank you for the lessons. My son can play a little better, but he walks taller....his maths is better". Seeing Students succeed is a great joy. The boy, of whom the mother spoke, achieved Grade 5 in three years. That's not, "a little better", ...Read More
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My voice as The Reductionist emerged from certain sonic interested which influence my current work.
Listening to the indicator in the car, waiting to drive home from Primary School. I became curious about emphasis.
My Celtic roots influenced my interest in Dance rhythms and how EDM might be im...
Learn new skills in the new year! All styles and abilities welcome.
- Ewan SI am an adult guitar beginner and have been working with Robin since September 2019. I have found Robin to be very patient and a great teacher of not just how to play the guitar but he has introduced me to the fascinating wider world of music. Robin answers my endless questions and always makes my lesson time with him very interesting. I always feel that Robin strikes the right balance between the lesson time being constructive/challenging/supportive/positive experience and fun. Thanks to Robin I will now have a lifelong interest in classical guitar.
fazzattAs a Wedding Pianist creating ambiance throughout my clients ceremony I had two special music requests to play during the signing, I needed help as I have played by ear for many years , Robin gave me great advice understanding with the pieces of music , Clair de lune , Robin helped me Perform with more musicality as he explained the deeper structure in the music . I will most certainly continue to use Robin to guide me to a more advanced lever . Dennis . Aberdeen Wedding Pianist
- Paul IBeen getting lessons with Robin for a while now, he has an innovative teaching style which allows not only playing skill to increase lesson upon lesson, but also promotes a deeper understanding of how and why music works the way it does. I learn something new every single time