1.7 The Art of Notation

In this episode, I have a conversation with my good friend, Joseph Vranas about musical notation. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting what I do here by leaving a 5-star review on iTunes, or head over to my Patreon page at: patreon.com/musicintheory.

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1.6 A Gaggle of Theorists [pt. 2]

Here, we continue with Tyler and Michael as we talk more about what it means to be music theorists. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting what I do here by leaving a 5-star review on iTunes, or head over to my Patreon page at: patreon.com/musicintheory.

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1.5 Ed Sheeran and the Pope

What does Ed Sheeran have in common with the Pope? Listen to find out! In this episode, we’re talking about the history of singing together. From medieval European vocal styling, to Ed Sheeran and Johnny Cash.

Audio examples include: Plainchant, Organum, Descant, Lining-out, Shape-Note Singing, Roscoe Holcomb, Bill Monroe, Johnny Cash.

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1.4 A Gaggle of Theorists [pt. 1]

What does a music theorist actually do? This is the first episode of a two-part series where I sit down with a couple of my theory-nerd friends and talk about life as an academic musician. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting what I do here by leaving a 5-star review on iTunes, or head over to my Patreon page at: patreon.com/musicintheory.

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1.3 The Sound of Silence

If a tree falls in the woods, and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If music plays, but is silent, is it still music? We’ll take on these head-scratchers in this episode of Music in Theory. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting what I do here by leaving a 5-star review on iTunes, or head over to my Patreon page at: patreon.com/musicintheory.

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1.2 Beautiful Simplicity

They said we couldn’t do it…They said we couldn’t fit Erik Satie, the Carter Family, and Toto into one podcast. They were wrong. In this episode, we’re talking about simple, seemingly insignificant choices made in a piece’s composition that give the music multiple layers of depth and color.

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1.1 Why music theory, anyway?

Welcome to the first episode of Music in Theory! To get everything started, we’re going to talk about what “music theory” is and why it’s useful tool for listening. In fact, it doesn’t all have to be hyper-academic, sometimes, it’s just like giving yourself a map. Listen to find out how!

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