Piano Lessons in Brooklyn

Music Terminology

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New York music school, Kathryn Brickell Music, offers private lessons conveniently at your locations. We have music teachers that travel in and to: Long Island, Queens, Manhattan, Suffolk County and much more! Find us on Facebook here! https://www.facebook.com/kathrynbrickellmusicqueens/ We wanted to bring you a few terms that you might frequently associate with music. We encourage everyone to pick-up an instrument and start exploring the world of music, as it's a fascinating one. To schedule a meeting with our local NY teachers, please send us a note here. Terms in Music Music is composed of many different composite elements or fundamentals. Some [...]

Music Terminology2020-03-07T19:56:05-05:00

Learning to Play the Organ

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Termed as "The King of Instruments", the organ is an interesting and fascinating instrument to play.  It comes in various forms from the standard electronic, to the more refined Church Organ and Orchestral Organ. Its ability to produce sounds across wide ranges of both, volume and pitch makes learning the organ seem difficult yet extremely rewarding, as the musical variety they are capable of is astounding. Here are some steps that we have compiled to make learning the organ easier and quicker: 1. Learn the Piano:   Most organ teachers will not accept you without at least one year of piano training as the instruction requires you to have some experience on the piano. There are twelve notes a piano can [...]

Learning to Play the Organ2020-03-07T19:56:34-05:00

Brooklyn’s Music Hub – You Can Enjoy It or You Can, Be It

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Sometimes one may mistakenly think of Brooklyn and its music as a "low key" scene or field in the world of music, especially when it is compared to nearby Manhattan.  We New Yorkers often hear of the rock band or the hip-hop group coming out of Brooklyn finding commercial success after starting up here. Music in Brooklyn NY Just taking a look at the artist roster that has come from Brooklyn, we can see how much our little borough has played a crucial part in so many music scenes. Behind those headlines and scenes lie the people. The music makers. The [...]

Brooklyn’s Music Hub – You Can Enjoy It or You Can, Be It2020-03-07T19:57:28-05:00

Before the Jukebox

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Coin-operated music boxes and piano players were the first forms of automated coin-operated musical devices- preludes to the modern day jukebox. These instruments used paper rolls, metal disks, or metal cylinders to play a musical selection on the instrument, or instruments, enclosed within the device. In the 1890s these devices were joined by machines which used actual recordings instead of physical instruments. In 1890, Louis Glass and William S. Arnold invented the nickel-in-the-slot phonograph, the first of which was an Edison Class M Electric Phonograph retrofitted with a device patented under the name of Coin Actuated Attachment for Phonograph. The music [...]

Before the Jukebox2020-03-07T20:01:20-05:00

Piano Teachers in NYC – Timbre

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Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer piano teachers to our students in NYC. We will be posting informative articles relating to the piano and piano lessons. The following article consists of an explanation on texture and timbre. We hope you will enjoy your piano lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local piano teachers. Enjoy! Texture & Timbre In a musical context, texture refers to the overarching, birds-eye sound or feel of a piece as determined by the relationship of its melody as it relates to any accompanying chords or other melodies. Monophony refers to a melody played by itself, [...]

Piano Teachers in NYC – Timbre2020-03-07T20:04:48-05:00

Piano Teachers in Brooklyn – Harmony

2020-03-07T20:04:56-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer piano teachers to our students in Brooklyn. We will be posting informative articles relating to the piano and piano lessons. The following article consists of an explanation on harmony. We hope you will enjoy your piano lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local piano teachers. Enjoy! Harmony Harmony, in music theory, refers to the vertical relationship between tones that is to say, how two tones played together simultaneously relate to each other. The relationship between any two given pitches or notes is referred to as an interval, whereas the relationship between more than [...]

Piano Teachers in Brooklyn – Harmony2020-03-07T20:04:56-05:00

Piano Teachers in Queens – Consonance and Dissonance

2020-03-07T20:05:04-05:00

Kathryn Brickell Music is proud to offer piano teachers to our students in Queens. We will be posting informative articles relating to the piano and piano lessons. The following article consists of an explanation on consonance and dissonance. We hope you will enjoy your piano lessons with our wonderful, experienced and dedicated local piano teachers. Enjoy! Consonance and Dissonance Music theory recognizes two main types of relationship between individual notes: consonance and dissonance. A consonant interval is defined as a harmony where each individual tone complements the other, increasing their mutual resonance and producing a pleasing or right sound together. A [...]

Piano Teachers in Queens – Consonance and Dissonance2020-03-07T20:05:04-05:00

The History of the Piano

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Fun fact: piano is one of the most popular instruments, particularly here at Kathryn Brickell Music. We seek talented and dedicated teachers to provide piano lessons to children, adolescents and adults interested in learning the instrument. If you want to set up a time to meet with our private piano instructors, drop us a line here. Where did the piano originate? The invention of the modern piano is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori of Padua, Italy in the early 1700s. Like many other inventions, the piano was founded on earlier technological innovations. The mechanisms of keyboard instruments such as the clavichord and [...]

The History of the Piano2020-03-07T20:05:25-05:00