Once relegated to school music programs or private lessons, musical
education can now be undertaken individually through any number of web
Learn to read music through sites like Data Dragon’s “Introduction to
Reading Music” (http://datadragon.com/education/reading/)
Access tutorials and exercises on sites like Teoria – Music Theory Web (http://www.teoria.com/index.html)
Access educational journals like those available at University of
Washington’s site (http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/Music/dr/eljnl.html)
or University of Puget Sound (http://lv7wv2yn4y.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=LV7WV2YN4Y&N=100&S=SC&C=FIMUSI
Download tablature at sites such as Classtab.org (http://www.classtab.org/)
Digital media has drastically changed the quality of music and it’s
medium.The advent of high speed
digital transfers have made it easy to access large volumes of
information – and that’s what music is, information!
Preview your music on-line before you decide to buy.
Search and select from huge catalogues on sites such as Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/music),
BMG (http://www.bmgmusic.com/) and CD Connection (http://www.cdconnection.com/)
and have the music shipped directly to your home or office.
Buy individual tracks or entire albums in digital format for loading on
your MP3 player or for burning to CD at virtual stores such as Apple’s
Itunes (http://www.apple.com/itunes/) and Napster (http://www.napster.com/)
There is no doubt the Internet has had an effect on every day life
regardless of whether you interact with it regularly as an individual or
not.Whole industries are being
restructured around this new form of information gathering and sharing
and the recording industry is no exception.Music has always been a form of self
expression and this medium has made it even more possible to express
yourself to a wider audience.