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.
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 in there essentially that are going to be difficult for you to pull apart.
In the final blog of May in our series about pitch, we further explore the topic by using a guitar as an example. Read on for more!
In our May series of blogs and videos we’re looking at all things pitch-related. This week is the turn of pitch and volume. Let’s dive in!
In our series of blogs about pitch, this week we’re looking at the vocal range we create when we speak and sing.
This month we’re picking up from the end of last month to look at pitch and our vocal folds.
fter discussing power in last week’s blog, this week’s topic is The Larynx: Primary Sound. While the Northumbrian pipes we talked about last week made a droning (constant) sound, our voices don’t drone in the same way. We are always stopping and starting that sound. However it is that underlying sound that creates speech.
Voiced consonants - These do what they say on the tin. They’re the consonants (ie, not the vowels that we talked about earlier) which are voiced. Take your flat hand and place your fingers against your throat, around where your Adam’s apple is...
This month, in celebration of World Speech Day on 15th, we are looking at the sounds we create when we speak or sing in a language. I want you to try to put aside how we SPELL words in English and focus instead on the sounds we create when we make words.