Listen Smarter – How To Listen To Orchestras

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It's a truism in the arts that the more you know, the more you'll understand and appreciate them. But knowing "facts" about music isn't the same as knowing how to listen. Knowing the "theory" or structure behind the music also doesn't necessarily mean you can listen well. Listening is an art itself and everyone hears in a different way. Maybe it's what you decide to pay attention to or what qualities in a piece of music you think is most important. Some people are drawn more to lush harmonies … [Read More...]

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