Tag: Frédéric Chopin

  • What Are Études, and Why Do Composers Write Them?

    What Are Études, and Why Do Composers Write Them?

    An in-depth look at the historical foundations and the compositional development of the étude, and why musicians still use them today!

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  • What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    For Episode 22 of “Themes and Variation,” we’re joined by musician Euan Gray to gab about our favorite songs for a rainy day!

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  • Syncopation in Chopin

    Syncopation in Chopin

    What happens when you remix a Chopin piano étude with the Amen Break? A ton of interesting glitched out syncopations! Let’s explore…

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  • Finish What You Started! Using Cadences in Composition

    Finish What You Started! Using Cadences in Composition

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Though it may seem daunting from afar, venturing into the world of music theory doesn’t require an IQ of 160 or even a teacher in a classroom. […]

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  • What Exactly Is a Nocturne, and How Do You Write One?

    What Exactly Is a Nocturne, and How Do You Write One?

    Despite what many people think, classical music isn’t just a single, monolithic genre of music written by an old, stuffy bunch of dead guys. In fact, European classical music is so diverse that the only common denominator shared amongst pieces in its vast repertoire is that modern Western musical notation was basically invented in order to be […]

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