The time signature of a piece of music is one of the key …

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The time signature of a piece of music is one of the key clues that can help you understand the rhythm and structure of the piece. It tells you how the music is to be counted, what beats are emphasized, and most importantly, what the “feel” of the music is likely to sound like.

In this introduction to time signatures, we’ll teach you exactly what those fraction-like numbers mean, what kinds of music use what time signatures, and the simple time signature that almost all of your favourite rock and pop jams use.

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/introduction-to-time-signatures/

As musicians and music fans we all know how impactful mus…

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/using-music-good-music-therapy/
As musicians and music fans we all know how impactful music can be, and how natural it can feel. But did you know music can also be a powerful therapeutic tool?

Learn more about the fascinating field of music therapy.

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/using-music-good-music-therapy/

Can you predict the next chord in a progression? There …

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/hearing-chord-progressions-part-1-the-dominant-and-the-subdominant/
Can you predict the next chord in a progression?

There are some simple, yet powerful secrets that any musician can uncover by simply bringing their ears to the practice room.

Grab this magical skill by hearing chord progressions.

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/hearing-chord-progressions-part-1-the-dominant-and-the-subdominant/

When you’re writing a new song you’ll often start out wit…

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/how-to-develop-your-new-songs-theme/
When you’re writing a new song you’ll often start out with the seed of an idea. This could be a melody, it could be a chord progression, it could even be an overall idea of the sound of the song.

How can this seed be developed into a full theme?

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/how-to-develop-your-new-songs-theme/

Interval recognition is a powerful musical skill but it c…

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Interval recognition is a powerful musical skill but it can be challenging to learn, especially at the beginning.

Which is why the Musical U team put together our three top tips for learning intervals:

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/why-cant-i-learn-to-recognise-intervals/

Vocal control is one of the most fundamental aspects of s…

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/vocal-control-and-how-to-improve-yours/
Vocal control is one of the most fundamental aspects of singing, and is something every singer has to learn at some point. It is the “bread and butter” of singing, which should be learned by everyone who wants to pursue singing seriously.

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/vocal-control-and-how-to-improve-yours/

Do you love music? Are you learning to play music? What…

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/10-musical-ear-training-tips-for-the-adult-beginner/
Do you love music? Are you learning to play music?

Whatever age you are, your musicality will benefit from ear training. Here are 10 tips for adult learners from the team at Musical U!

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/10-musical-ear-training-tips-for-the-adult-beginner/

A lot of discussion can be had over whether the guitar sh…

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/how-to-tune-your-guitar-by-ear/
A lot of discussion can be had over whether the guitar should be tuned by ear or with the help of an electronic device.

As we’re about to see, tuning by ear has multiple benefits over the “easier” path of using a tuner.

https://www.musical-u.com/learn/how-to-tune-your-guitar-by-ear/