• Listening: Bohemian Rhapsody

    Listening: Bohemian Rhapsody

    This month I’ve been looking at the difference between hearing something and actually listening to something. This week I wanted to take that a step further talk about a very famous song – Bohemian Rhapsody.

  • Listening: identifying instruments

    Listening: identifying instruments

    This week we are going to peel away the layers of a song and start to listen for and identify different instruments. If you’re listening to a lot of techno pop or rave music of the nineties, that might be very difficult. If it’s been overproduced, there’s going to be a lot of electrical sounds…

  • Listening: The heartbeat of songs

    Listening: The heartbeat of songs

    This week we’re talking about Listening: the basics of songs. Our focus here is beat. We’re going to listen for heartbeats in music.