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Theme and Variation

Lesson 1: Form
Lesson 2: Orchestration

Winds, Strings, Percussion and Synths

Lesson 3: Arrangement

Who plays what when

Lesson 4: Five Elements

Melody, Harmony, Meter, Pitch, Rhythm

Lesson 5: Art & the Artist


Lesson 6: The Audience


Lesson 7: Meaning & Feeling


Lesson 8: Tools of the Trade

Your Setup

Lesson 9: Rehearsal

Preparation, coaching and interpretation

Lesson 10: Performance

Theme and Variation

Lesson 11: Reviews

Critics! Who needs 'em?

Lesson 12: The Music of the Spheres

Mystical Roots