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2 Note Music Patterns

2 Note Music Patterns Think Outside The Box

I thought I’d do a post dealing with the idea of thinking outside the box with some of my courses to help you see how a simple change in thought patterns can open new doors. Many times students get stuck in the trees and don’t see the forest. Hopefully this post will help you to open up your creativity and see new musical ideas.

Modal Sequencing – Two Note for All Instrumentalists

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Modal Sequencing – Two Note for All Instrumentalists is a course that is filled with two Note Music Patterns. First a great way to develop phenomenal technique on your instrument but it is really so much more. It’s a book for any instrumentalist and will help you:

  • Develop you technique with common musical patterns
  • Find new melodic ideas with the 22 most commonly used scales in music
  • Develop a deeper knowledge of the scales included in this study
  • Develop your ear training skills by singing and hearing through various examples.
  • Develop a melodic language that allows you to be more compositional in your improvisations
  • Develop a way to organize scalar ideas.

So you can see that this book of 2 Note Music Patterns is going to do a lot for you right off the bat. But if you start to think outside the box you soon realize that this course can be a very powerful music tool.

Digging Deeper with 2 Note Music Patterns

If we think of 2 Note Music Patterns found in the Modal Sequencing – Two Note for All Instrumentalists more abstractly we can actually apply two note music patterns to other musical techniques. The first obvious idea is to take these two note music patterns and change their rhythm. Some common changes would be:

  • Change the rhythm of the two note music patterns from eighth notes to triplets or other rhythmic groupings.
  • Take rhythmic patterns excerpts from the Time Studies Books such as Rhythms Volume One or Rhythms Volume 6 Quintuplets which covers rhythms that use Quintuplets.
  • Learn the two note music patterns using the MetroDrone and the ideas presented in the Long Line Rhythm course accelerate your technique off the dial but also develop a better musical feel where you “feel time and don’t count time.”
  • To apply any of the ideas above to Jam Tracks so that you are applying them to real music

Think Outside The Box with 2 Note Music Patterns

You can also get a bit more abstract with your thought process and start applying the idea of a rwo note music pattern to other musical ideas.

2 Note Music Patterns Conclusion

You can see that just taking a simple concept like a two note music pattern and thinking outside the box can open up all kinds of new musical sounds for you. Try to think this way when working with any Muse Eek Publishing Course.

The Historic Precedents Of This Kind Of Music Education

You might enjoy checking out the “Music Education Genealogy Chart” located on my artist’s site. You will clearly see the historic progression of pedagogy that is the basis for Muse Eek Publishing Products. Great musicians throughout history have been studying the ideas presented by which derives its content from a a lineage that stretches back to Scarlatti!

Bruce-Arnold-Guitarist-2 Note Music Patterns Think Outside The Box Blog by Bruce Arnold for Muse Eek Publishing Inc.

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Muse-Eek Publishing Company is a publishing house with a broad focus on music education. Muse-Eek also publishes fine art and poetry books, and has its own record label, Muse-Eek Records. Our online presence, specializes in the publication of music workbooks, video courses and sound and video recordings that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries. These historic methods date back through centuries of great musicians and educators. To see these interesting relationship please see Bruce Arnold's Music Education Genealogy Chart which tells you a lot about the where many of his educational ideas took root and some of the educational pillars that are evident throughout the books you find on this website. The Muse-Eek Records catalogue contains a diverse selection of music much of it by Bruce Arnold in collaboration with some of today's best players in classical, jazz, rock and avant-garde music. These are available in CD, DVD and mp3 formats. We believe in a working relationship with our music education customers; they are free to interact with the author after purchasing a book to help them through any material they don’t understand or which they need further clarification. We also have a member's area which contains a wealth of free information to help a student understand music at a deeper level and access additional files for our books. Many of our books offer cutting edge ideas regarding ear training, guitar technique, rhythm and time. These methods have a proven track record. Our main author Bruce Arnold has taught at some of the most prestigious music schools in the world, including Princeton, Dartmouth, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, The New School and NYU. Along with Mr. Arnold's publications on the website he has also written books and appeared in educational DVDs for MelBay and Truefire. Over the years Mr Arnold has used his experiences with his students to develop a program that can elevate a musician's ability to world class caliber. If you have questions about any of our books or recordings please send us an email. Along with general questions about either our record label or our publishing company we also welcome questions to help a student choose the proper materials to reach their goals. We have over 300 products to help you learn any style of music and to develop your musicianship to its peak. We also make recommendations for practice schedules for students who use our methods to get the most out of their study time. This, along with personal interaction with Bruce through email, nurtures the student's ability through a closely monitored situation, ensuring there is no wasted time or misunderstanding.

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