“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”  - Aldous Huxley 

We dedicated this page to some good articles, some of them homegrown, about the craft of music and tips on ways to improve the experience of learning.  We also thought it would be fun to give examples of various renditions of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow,' just to see how its approached in differing ways.  


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Practicing Smart read more

Learning Musical Theory: Do I Need To Know It?   read more

Elements of Classical Music  read more

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Improvising On The Piano: Jazz Musicians Do It -- Why Not Other Styles?  read more

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Is there a right & wrong way to perform a certain piece of music?  The answer is that there are just a lot of ways to perform a piece.  See for yourself...

Katharine McPhee singing Somewhere Over The Rainbow 

Jimi Hendrix  playing Somewhere Over The Rainbow

 

Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole's rendition of Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Connie Talbot singing Somewhere Over The Rainbow

And Judy Garland singing the piece in The Wizard of Oz.