Monday, April 14, 2014

A method for listening

A method for listening that I've been giving my music tech. students.
  1. Find a good listening space
  2. Listen without distractions
  3. Listen to the entire piece, without stopping
  4. Take notes, but only after listening through the piece. Don't get distracted by taking notes while listening. 
  5. Make a repertoire of pieces that you know well. 
And here is some of the music I've been forcing them to listen to: