Vreny’s Misc Musings

This is where I post things that do not fit in any other categories.

Super Learning

Super Learning Many years ago I read the book “Super-Learning”. One of the chapters talks about the effect of music on the brain and physiology and how it can help with learning. Turns out that when you listen to the Largo parts of baroque compositions, which are usually around 60bpm, that your heart rate slows
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Some of My Favorite Songs.

Some of My Favorite Songs I get asked often what kind of music I listen to. Ironically, because I teach and play music full-time, that is keeping me so busy that I hardly ever have any time to listen to music. All that being said, I have a number of songs I have listened to
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Guitar Humor.

This funny meme definitely applies to me. It’s hard not to want to watch Guthrie play for many hours. This following is one of my favorites. Conclusion Hit me up anytime at [email protected] if you have any questions, or if you would like to book a lesson. Keep me informed on your progress. You can
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Teacher Miscommunications & Misconceptions About “Tonicization”

Email to a Student About “Tonicization” This was written after a lesson with a student of mine, who also takes music classes at his college. In one of those classes, his teacher had apparently been talking a lot about “tonicizing”. This somehow led to that student, to think more of this term than it is.
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Keysignatures of Modes.

Student Question About How To Apply Keysignatues of Modes To Soloing. Before I go into the question the student had, I want to mention that you can learn here about How To Figure Out and Practice Keysignatures of Modes. Question from student Joshua Picard: Let’s say that you want me to play Eb Lydian scale
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