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Sheet Music & Copyright Law

A Closer Look at Fair Use | by Christopher C. Tubbs Copyright laws are not the easiest to understand. In fact, reading complex stereo instructions might be a more pleasurable endeavor. It is important, however, for choral directors (and music teachers and artistic directors) to follow copyright laws because important people are depending on us…

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Introducing New Content: The School of Sight-Singing

We are excited to announce the addition of a new collection to our ever-expanding library: The School of Sight-Singing exercises by Giuseppe Concone. This collection is ideal for using with the MatchMySound guided practice algorithm because the application gives instant feedback in pitch and rhythm, allowing for quick progress by the singer. Giuseppe Concone was…

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Welcoming Our New Publisher Partner!

We at MatchMySound are proud to welcome our new publisher partner, The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM)! This esteemed international and ecumenical organization is dedicated to promoting effective and inspiring music in Christian worship, largely through publications, training courses, and an award scheme. We are thrilled to add their beautiful repertoire to our ever-growing…

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How Do I Keep Music Students In the Modern World?

By Steve Freeman As music teachers, we compete daily with our students busy schedules and extracurricular activities. Add video games and social media into the mix and the battle for practice time is lost. How many times have we all heard “I didn’t have time to practice this week because…..” Now more than ever it…

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Why Is Feedback So Important In Music Education?

Anyone who learns a musical instrument wants to know how they’re doing. In other words, learners need feedback. Sadly, two of the most popular learning models today – online learning and learning by textbooks – tend to omit it almost completely. But what about the traditional and luxurious one-by-one teaching? While we must admit that…

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Rhythm, Meter, Tempo | What’s The Difference?

When we started working on automatic feedback then pretty soon we had to start answering questions about the difference of some qualities of a sound. For example, when we talk about evaluating one’s timing then are we talking about rhythm, tempo or meter? All very different aspects. So what are they? To produce rhythm, we…

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Results Of A Survey | Can Hobby Players Read Music?

Some time ago we held a poll on a popular online guitar school’s website and asked visitors how do they learn their new pieces and first we asked them a very simple question: How do you mostly read new pieces? This is what we got: Seems that we have an intelligent audience because the majority…

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