How to find the upload date of a webpage

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I’m currently researching into Yo-yo Ma for a class assignment and I found that a legitimate website did not publish their upload date or publish date of an article I think might be useful.

Google has not cease to amaze me as I found this hack or the solution to my problem.

The solution

Very useful for undergrad, master’s and even postgrad studies.

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Reflections of a novice piano teacher

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This past week a very interesting topic came up during one of the lectures I attend.

Are the current piano teachers fulfilling  the demands of the parents/students when selecting material for lessons?

This was an interesting question fruit for thought among my peers as most of us are music educators.

It was a revelation for my lecturer as she has been teaching piano for decades and it made her question herself when parents thanked her for teaching a modern repertoire that they could related to.

What then has happened to the years of teaching classical music or grade level repertoire?

What is the main purpose of being a music educator anyway?

I was stumbled with this quandary yesterday when teaching a private student. This boy has excellent memory and wit but he is tortured (me included) when we’re following the pages of a method book which I think was very good. He constantly yawned for the first 15 minutes or so of the lesson and I was getting very impatient with him.

Prior to the class, I knew this was going to happen as I see a consistent lack of interest in the lessons for the past few weeks and I felt very upset that I could not engage this student. I decided that perhaps a familiar tune will perk his interest and quickly made a simple piano sheet on ‘Row, row, row your boat’.

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Given that my student has a good grasp of the basics and he was also learning about intervals, I felt that this piece was sufficiently challenging for him.

After boring ourselves with the method book, I brought this sheet out and asked him if he knew the song. He was immediately familiar to the words and gave the piece a try. I am happy to report that this song encouraged him to sing a bit more than usual and he was even willing to play it several times.

I heaved a sigh of relieve as I was able to engage him without instructing him impatiently. I even asked him at the end of the lesson if he liked the piece more than the book and his reply was positive.

I reflect that one book cannot fit for all students even if I think the method book is the most engaging of all. Times has change and teachers have to adjust according to the demands. At the same time, we still can teach the lesson.


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(‘Cause That’s Who You Are) Jesus – Original Song – The Process

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Lead Sheet

How do I even begin to explain how this song came about?

It’s a feeling. It’s an experience.

What culminates to the final product is what I have learnt or re-learned over the weekend.

Understanding God’s plan for mankind is so vital.

Understanding my own personal struggle is not easy but I think the song captures it very well.

I also challenged myself to come up with a new sound I have not done before. I have always been composing for children. I’m glad to say this sound is worthy for a more mature audience. All glory to God.

It started with a recent favourite pop song, Hello by Westlife. I just tinkered some chords from the song. It got stuck. The new grove got stuck. The melody, however, was kinda new for me. I have not write anything like that before.

The words were simple but the message is understood. I realize that simplicity is what we should strive for; mankind made things complicated for themselves.

Armed with limited live instruments and equipment, I did my best with the recording. The initial key was too high as I realized when I start to record the final version seriously.

This was the first version. Seems more like a draft and I sounded so pitch-y. Too high a key for me it seems. 

My workflow was figuring out the chord sequence and I liked the use of only one minor chord in the verses and chorus. I especially like the bridge section. It reminds me a lot of Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors for some reason.

Like an ABBA song, I like a song to have a contrasting mood from the original intention. This song is a sign of my personal struggle but it doesn’t have to sound sad or moody. It is quite optimistic.

The piano track was the base of the recording and I recorded with metronome to set the tempo right. I experimented with my new cajon tablet that I bought from Timoz. I’ve been resisting from recording my cello but my playing has improved some what and I decided to give it ago. Last but not least, my trusty DIY rice shaker in a small glass bottle.

Here are more specifics of the recording and video:

DAW – Cubase LE AI Element 9

Microphone – Cardiode AT 2035

Digital Piano – Casio CDP 200R

Cello – Eurostring

Timoz Cajon Tablet

DIY Rice Shaker

Vocals – my own

Video program – Da Vinci Resolve

Video visuals – Canva

The vocal harmony was a last minute decision but I didn’t regret it. It adds a nice touch and provides more color to the song.

My only qualm is probably my production mixing can be better but I’m still learning and it can only improve over time.

If your ears are sharp, you can probably some bird tweeting sounds in the track. Those are natural occurring sounds while I was recording. My study room is not sound proofed enough and my microphone at the lowest sensitivity possible.

This is all I can share so far and I hope that anyone who listens will be blessed. Amen!

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Music Dynamics: Loud and Soft (Piano/Forte)

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Check out my simple worksheet on music dynamics: Piano and forte for young learners.

Click this link to see the worksheet info.

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NEW Beautiful Savior Sheet Music. Easy Piano. Piano Cover.

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Beautiful Savior Easy Piano Sheet: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/beautiful-savior-easy-piano-solo-digital-sheet-music/21200382?ac=1

 

Sheet preview:

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Beautiful Savior (Vocal + Piano accompaniment sheet: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/beautiful-savior-vocal-and-piano-digital-sheet-music/21200425?ac=1

Free lead sheet from old post

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Nothing But The Blood of Jesus Easy Piano Sheet Music with Lyrics – Robert Lowry

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Download link for C key: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/nothing-but-the-blood-of-jesus-easy-piano-c-position-digital-sheet-music/21188706?ac=1

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Download link for G key: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/nothing-but-the-blood-of-jesus-easy-piano-g-position-digital-sheet-music/21188709?ac=1

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*Download link for G key (with note names in note heads, vertical and horizontal bundle): https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/nothing-but-the-blood-of-jesus-easy-piano-g-position-with-note-names-digital-sheet-music/21200266?ac=1

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*Download link for C key (with notenames in noteheads, vertical and horizontal bundle): https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/nothing-but-the-blood-of-jesus-easy-piano-c-position-with-note-names-digital-sheet-music/21200267?ac=1

*very suitable for early piano/keyboard beginners


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Impossible Things – Chris Tomlin ft. Danny Gokey – Sheet Music – Piano Music – Lead Sheet

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Lead sheet sample:

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Piano solo samples:

Purchase links

Piano Solo: https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/impossible-things-piano-solo-digital-sheet-music/21188560?ac=1

Lead Sheet (multiple keys:G, A, Bb, C and D keys): https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/impossible-things-lead-sheet-g-a-bb-c-and-keys-digital-sheet-music/21188541?ac=1

Lead Sheet (G key): https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/impossible-things-lead-sheet-g-key-digital-sheet-music/21188542?ac=1

Lead Sheet (D Key): https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/impossible-things-lead-sheet-d-major-digital-sheet-music/21188543?ac=1

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