In this video we talk about and explore the Circle of Fourths as a practice item. The Handout for this video is found here.
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Music Theory III: The Circle of Fourths/Fifths Handout
The Handout that accompanies the Practice video for the Circle of Fourths/Fifths.
ILMT Music Theory: Intervals
Here we discuss Intervals and Intervallic Relations, the exercise is to strengthen our ability to recognize intervals. Perfect Pitch is a rarity for humans, especially learning music late in life, this is how we, and many professional musicians compensate. The PDF can be Found Here. Piano played through Musescore3: https://musescore.org/en/3.0 Some Ear Training Apps TenutoContinue reading “ILMT Music Theory: Intervals”
Music Theory II: Intervals Handout
In this post you will find the Supporting PDF materials for the video, Music Theory II: Intervals. The video itself will not be as in depth as the PDF, but the video will provide the exercises I do to practice ear training. So the PDF will give you the background knowledge needed to put theContinue reading “Music Theory II: Intervals Handout”
ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale
This is the first in a series of theory videos, here we will focus on the Major Scale, Mastering it over the Fretboard, and superficially touch on Intervals. I go over the patternistic and the formulaic approaches, and combine two separate exercises into one mega exercise to learn the major scale over the entire fretboard.Continue reading “ILMT Music Theory I: The Major Scale”
Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations
A skill I have only recently started playing with, full hand finger picking, and how I am working on the skill. As with all the permutation videos, the Handout is available on this post. If you are in the mood to support my in my endeavors, the shirt I am wearing (pictured below) and manyContinue reading “Permutations 3: Plucking Hand Permutations”
Permutations Exercises Handout
Handouts in support of soon to be released Permutation Exercises Videos!
Fretting Finger Positions
In this Video I am explaining the logic behind the pattered approach to fretting the bass, this is also relevant to all melodic string instruments tuned in fourths
Welcome to ILMT
Here at ILMT we focus on music creation, and while we believe gaining inspiration from other musicians is a key method of development, there is a lot more to it than just regurgitating licks.