Vocabulary review: musicians interviews

Do you want to explore biographies of professional orchestra musicians?

Perhaps the conductor’s biography?

Thanks to Canada’s National Arts Centre orchestra (NAC), you can read some biographies and watch musician’s interviews. You can also read the transcriptions of the interviews, in case you need some help with English 😉


Las alteraciones

Para empezar, aquí tenemos un mapa, realizado por Mª Jesús Camino, con los principales contenidos de este tema de lenguaje musical, las alteraciones, los tipos de alteración y las distancias entre las notas de la escala.
Clic en la imagen para ver el mapa interactivo y a mayor tamaño.

The benefits of a bilingual brain

It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain?

Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged.

Sound samples

In this website, you can find thousands of free, downloadable sound samples specially recorded by Philharmonia Orchestra players. These samples are suitable for creating any kind of music, no matter what style: