Learning Musical Styles with Transcription

This is the introduction to an excellent article on adopting new musical styles on musicianwages.org. The rest of the article goes on to set up some ways you can go about properly learning a new musical style. Whether its true or not, Broadway music is largely seen as a derivative art form among the Broadway… Continue reading Learning Musical Styles with Transcription

Korean Musical Theatre

This blog is mostly about western music and western theatre, but I think it provides an interesting viewpoint to look at the theatrical and musical traditions of another culture. This weeks history focus revolves around an article by ethnomusicologist Andrew Killick. He examines the various genres of traditional Korean Theatre with music, and provides an… Continue reading Korean Musical Theatre