Story of Hymn: O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Most of the hymns for carol that have been written over times has a story behind it with some more intriguing than others but here we will look at the "O Little Town of Bethlehem". The hymn may be your favourite for the carol or Christmas festive or just one of them.

Christopher Ayodele 1958-2018

Christopher Ayodeji Ayodele was born on the 5 th of August 1958 at Oye_Ekiti, Ekiti state and he was the only son of four children of late Canon James Arowolo Ayodele, an Anglican Prisest and Racheal Ayodele (nee Ayodele), a School teacher, both of Isarun in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo State. A…

Sir Stephen Cleobury (CBE) - Brithsh Organist and Conductor.

Sir Stephen Cleobury's (CBE) was one of many names of notable British organists and an estimable artist of the highest caliber. He is also a prominent conductor of the orchestra and voices of the Cambridge University Musical Society, and known to be much recognized as a choral conductor and org…

Modulation Techniques

Several factors govern the effects of modulation. For example, simply put major keys generally produce a positive or happy effect and minor keys a sad one. Tempo is also another factor to be considered. However, depending on whether the move to the new key is harmonically prepared or unprepared, th…

Major Voice Classification

If you are singing in a choir or take voice lessons, you have probably already been classified as a soprano, or contralto (alto) if you are a woman, and a tenor, or bass if you are a man. These classification are basic singing voice types that are common and popularly known as “S.A.T.B”, but we do …

The Voice in Music

The voice is the sound produced by human with the aid of vocal cords or folds. The vocal cords enable human to talk, scream, shout and also sing. We should also be aware that not only vocal cords function as our sound producing element, lungs, larynx and articulators (i.e. tongue, palate, cheek, li…