For Lurch

As a kid I loved watching the original Addams Family TV show, and Lurch was my favorite character. I never knew that Ted Cassidy (Lurch) died in 1979. To commemorate my love of the actor and that wonderful character he played I dedicate this christening of my new video camera with a harpsichord rendition of J. S. Bach’s 2-part invention in D Minor: Continue reading

Music Theory – 0012

We’re going to play with the C Major Chord today and also with the C Major Scale. It helps to know that your melody stays strictly with the notes of the scale of the key you are in unless you are intentionally doing something fancy. Finding the right note is easier if your search is limited to some instead of all the notes. Your ear will take you there if there are not too many options. Continue reading