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  1. Andrei Moraru

    It's all coming together (my first course on Udemy)

    Hey synners. So Udemy finally decided I am worthy enough for their platform, with my first course being published yesterday. You can check it out here: https://www.udemy.com/course/songwriting-without-instruments/?referralCode=DAB31E68E88C319ECF65 . Apparently it's like $9.99 for the next 9...
  2. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 11 - Articulations

    So do notes like have to look after their knees and other assorted body parts now? Topics of discussion The trill Marcato, portato and tenuto 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing various articulations that you may encounter in music. So, let's have some fun. 2. The...
  3. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 10 - Octave changes

    So now we're supposed to like jump up and down on an instrument or what? Topics of discussion Octave change markers 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we are going to talk about octave change markers and how they impact a song. So, let's have some fun. 2. Octave change markers If you...
  4. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 9 - Repetition markers

    Is this some sort of subtle dig on how people believe all music sounds the same or what? Topics of discussion Simple repetition markers Advanced repetition markers 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing the many types of repetition markers in music. So, let's have...
  5. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 8 - Linked notes

    So we have to use chains with our notes now? Topics of discussion Linked (legato) notes 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be talking about linked notes. So, let's have some fun. 2. Linked (legato) notes Linked notes are notes that are tied together by a curved line on a...
  6. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 7 - Rallentando and accelerando

    Are you entirely sure I don't have to learn another language for this course? Topics of discussion Rallentando Accelerando 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing two musical terms that indicate you should change the tempo of the song. So, let's have some fun. 2...
  7. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 6 - Fermata

    So like, are there any other people out there who coined these terms aside from Italians? Topics of discussion Fermata explained 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing the concept of fermata. So, let's have some fun. 2. Fermata explained In music, a fermata is used...
  8. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 5 - Tuplets

    Is it too late to hope for an English only tutorial? Topics of discussion Tuplets explained 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing tuplets. So, let's have some fun. 2. Tuplets explained In music, a tuplet is a technique that allows you to alter the length of a note...
  9. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 4 - Dotted and staccato notes

    So basically...I mean, what even are those words? Topics of discussion Dotted notes Staccato notes 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be talking dotted and staccato notes, which are basically regular notes but with modified lengths. So, let's have some fun. 2. Dotted notes...
  10. Andrei Moraru

    When re-mastering something is better than mastering something

    So, apparently Spotify decided to publish my remastered EP sooner than I thought. And here I was waiting to pitch something to Spotify's editorial playlists :LOL:. Give it a listen here:
  11. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 3 - Accentuated notes and pedal indications

    So, do notes speak in different accents when you press a pedal, right? Topics of discussion Accentuated notes Pedal indications 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be learning all about dynamic volume markers. So, let's have some fun. 2. Accentuated notes An accentuated note...
  12. Andrei Moraru

    I need your musical feedback/advice/magic/extraterrestrial reasons for something

    Hey there synners. So I've been doing a bit of digging in my Spotify streams and I'm a bit...confused. As some of you may know, I have released two Orchestral Covers EPs and the results have been good. However, I don't quite understand why some tracks perform so much better than the others...
  13. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 2 - Crescendo and decrescendo

    So do I have to learn Italian now or what? Topics of discussion Crescendo and decrescendo explained 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be learning all about dynamic volume markers. So, let's have some fun. 2. Crescendo and decrescendo explained In our previous tutorial, we...
  14. Andrei Moraru

    ADVANCED THEORY - Lesson 1 - Volume indicators

    So do songs like have volume dials now? Topics of discussion Volume indicators Figuring out your volume levels 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we will be discussing the various volume indicators you will encounter in music. So, let's have some fun. 2. Volume indicators The beauty...
  15. Andrei Moraru

    If you feel a slight ginormous heat wave, don't worry...something dropped on Spotify

    And yeah, I am referring to Orchestral Covers Vol. 2. Stream, share, comment and leave your remarks here :D. Link:
  16. Andrei Moraru

    SCALES THEORY - Lesson 11 - Oriental and exotic scales

    Did you watch too many cooking shows? Because I think it's starting to affect your tutorials... Topics of discussion Oriental scales Exotic scales 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we are going to discuss oriental and exotic scales. So, let's have some fun. 2. Oriental scales The...
  17. Andrei Moraru

    SCALES THEORY - Lesson 10 - The diminished scale

    So like, we have miniature versions of scales now? Topics of discussion Diminished scales explained 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we are going to learn about the diminished scale. So, let's have some fun. 2. Diminished scales explained The diminished scale is a very interesting...
  18. Andrei Moraru

    SCALES THEORY - Lesson 9 - Blues and chromatic scales

    So like, scales get the blues in different color chromatics or what? Topics of discussion Blues scales Chromatic scales 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we are going to discuss blues scales and chromatic scales. So, let's have some fun. 2. Blues scales Blues scales are very common...
  19. Andrei Moraru

    Mix volumes for one's guitar

    Hello there. So I just noticed that my EP has a good enough sound on stereo, but when played on mono (i.e. Google Home, your phone speaker, etc.), some parts are way too loud. And that is how I got introduced to what I think mixing in mono refers to. Here's what I have: - 2 rhythm guitars...
  20. Andrei Moraru

    SCALES THEORY - Lesson 8 - Pentatonic scales

    So like, pentatonic scales have 5 sides to them or what? Topics of discussion Major pentatonic scales Minor pentatonic scales 1. Topics of discussion In this tutorial, we are going to talk about pentatonic scales, both major and minor. So, let's have some fun. 2. Major pentatonic scales...