Bradley Sowash

Bradley Sowash is a composer, performer, and educator specializing in improvisation. He is the co- founder with Leila Viss of 88 Creative Keys improvisation workshops and webinars and is widely acclaimed as the writer of the keyboard improvisation books. As a performer, he has performed in every imaginable setting from living rooms, churches and jazz clubs to major concert venues both […]

The Faroe Islands To Offer Meludia Access To Their Entire Population

The Faroe Islands has entered into a unique partnership with the French web-based music-learning platform, Meludia. Starting April 9, 2018 access to the Meludia platform will be made available free of charge to every resident and visitor to this remote island nation of 50,000 inhabitants, offering music literacy to the entire population. The Meludia platform […]

The mirage of the musical score

You practice music and you have already encountered some difficulties: playing an instrument or singing without a score improvising on a theme or composing a piece playing by ear, i.e. replaying on an instrument a melody or chords you heard previously Then this article is for you. Music is not a unique skill Here’s something you […]
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Joseph Calleja Champions an Initiative to Offer Music Literacy to Malta

The Republic of Malta has entered into a unique partnership with the French web-based music learning platform, Meludia. Starting May 2nd, 2016, access to the Meludia web application will be made available free of charge to every resident and visitor to this Mediterranean island nation of 425,000 inhabitants, offering music literacy to the entire population for […]
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The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia to deploy Meludia

The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia is set to deploy the web-based music learning platform Meludia. Commencing in early 2016, the Meludia platform will be available to every student and faculty member at Curtis. In so doing, Meludia becomes the first online educational tool recognized by The Curtis Institute of Music, who selected Meludia for […]
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What music educators think about Meludia

Meludia wouldn’t be Meludia without the support of thousands of music educators. Whether they use the platform in famous schools, like The Curtis Music Institute of Music, or in local studios, they are all committed to improving music education, spreading music literacy and sharing the passion for music. Here is what music educators say about Meludia, based on our 2016 Music […]
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Nicola Benedetti reminds us the importance of listening in everyday life

  Nicola Benedetti has captivated audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise. While she is a highly sought-after performer on the world’s stages, Nicola is also passionately dedicated to music education. What do you think about Meludia? For me personally, one of the greatest things about Meludia is actually the privacy. I think for […]

Meludia Goes To Ireland

Meludia is happy to announce that it has forged a collaboration with the prestigious Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin! They are currently trialling Meludia with their Third Level music students, with the intention that it will become a regular part of the Royal Irish Academy’s undergraduate studies program. In addition, The Royal Irish […]
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The Drackensberg Boys Choir to Use and Champion Meludia

One of Meludia’s greatest champions is found in an unexpected place, nestled deep in the Drakensberg mountain range, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa… It is the amazing Drakensberg Boys Choir! That champion is the world-renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir and they have been using Meludia with great success for some time now. After working closely with the choir’s […]
Qobuz : le plateforme de streaming des audiophiles

Qobuz, the online music service dedicated to quality

Internet has completely changed the face of music distribution. This change has been positive in that it’s easier than ever to access music. However, this newfound accessibility came by sacrificing audio quality and artist remuneration. Just like Meludia, Qobuz has decided to raise audio expectations to the higher quality standards of Lossless format (CD quality) and the […]
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Uberchord: the personal guitar training app

  Learning guitar is a daunting project. Especially when you don’t have a guitar teacher next to you checking your fingerings and chords, which is actually the case most of the time you’re playing. Uberchord has developed an amazing app with a chord recognizer that gives you real-time feedback on your playing no matter your […]
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Agatha Carubia explains Heart-Based Singing

Agatha Carubia is a voice teacher and the author of “Heart-Based Singing”, a guide to understanding, refining and developing your singing voice. From church choir performances, to the Julliard School, to kundalini yoga, Agatha Carubia, a great supporter of Meludia, shares with us her extensive experience of music and voice pedagogy. How did you learn music? […]
Julian Rachlin

Julian Rachlin also recommends Meludia to tennis players, football players and pharmacists!

  Violinist Julian Rachlin is one of the most renowned and respected artists of our time. After studying with esteemed violin professors Boris Kuschnir and Pinchas Zukerman, Julian Rachlin has devoted much of his time to passing on his musical knowledge and experience to the next generation. As a teacher and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, he remains committed to improving the world through education and […]
Music educator of the month - Melissa Greyvenstein - Meludia

Melissa Greyvenstein shares her learning and teaching experience

Melissa Greyvenstein is a music educator at MG Music School near Durban, South Africa. We talked about music education, ear training and the way she uses Meludia with her pupils. How did you learn music? What was good or bad in the way you learned? My first teacher was a fantastic performer but not a very good […]
Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson on music literacy

  Thomas Hampson is an American lyric baritone whose  operatic repertoire includes the title roles in Mozart‘s Don Giovanni, Rossini‘s The Barber of Seville, and Tchaikovsky‘s Eugene Onegin. Through the Hampsong Foundation, he promotes access to music literacy as a means to enhance understanding between cultures. Thomas Hampson maintains an active interest in research, education, musical outreach, and technology. […]
The musical space

The musical space

  In this video and article, we are going to explain the main elements that make up a musical space.   The human ear has the ability to perceive a vast set of sounds from low-pitch to high-pitch. This soundscape seems almost infinite, but in reality it is composed of only ten octaves. The musical […]
Sound and the Overtone Phenomenon

Sound and the Overtone Phenomenon

  The overtone phenomenon is at the origins of tonal music. Discover why. A musical sound is complex owing, in part, to its richness in harmonics. This perception of harmonics requires a particularly highly developed acuity because such tones are faintly perceptible. We saw that the octave was the first interval created by the overtone phenomenon. […]
Salvador Rähni - Ear of the month - Meludia

Ear of the month – Selvadore Rähni

Selvadore Rähni is an international soloist, chamber musician, former Principal Clarinetist of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra. He has performed all over Europe, Russia and Japan. Now head of music school at Tónlistarskóli Bolungarvíkur in Iceland, he uses Meludia with his students.  How did you learn music? What was good or bad in the way you learnt? I learned music first […]
Meludia - Markus Fleischer- ear of the month

Ear of the month – Markus Fleischer

Markus Fleischer is a jazz guitarist. He is the fifth best Meludia gamer of all. He gives us his impressions about Meludia and some ear training tips. What are the dimensions where you perform the best on Meludia? Being a guitar player I am a little better at Harmony but entering the Expert level everything starts […]
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Interview Philippe Lachaise – Whozic

It is often pretty hard to find the right musician(s) in your region to play with, especially classical musician. Philippe Lachaise explained us how Whozic aims at solving this.  What is Whozic? Whozic is a social network dedicated to classical music. Revolving around music and music-related activities Whozic makes it easy for you to meet the […]
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Stable / Unstable – Beginner level

The exercises stable/unstable are related to the first step of harmonic interval recognition. It’s the red line of the discovery module that includes 8 stable/unstable branches with a growing difficulty. In this first branch, you will learn how to recognize the most stable interval (the octave) ; the very unstable interval (the major seventh). Train […]
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Ear of the month – Etienne Venier

Etienne Venier, Piano teacher recently graduated, plays Liszt as well as heavy metal. He is the second best Meludia gamer of all. He gives us his impressions, tips and tricks to improve your ear. What are the dimensions where you perform the best on Meludia? In all modesty, I’m quite balanced  between melody/harmony/rhythm/forms. Although one can notice a […]

Interview Stephen Henderson – Ruach Cajon Inventor

Today we receive on our blog Stephen Henderson founder of Ruach Music. You don’t know what is a Cajon? We will explain you in the details. How did you start Ruach? At the age of 16, after playing a cajon for the first time at my friends house, I wanted to have one but could […]

Autistic musicians

Music provokes emotions that everyone can feel. Discover the accounts of Percujam’s autistic musicians. What is autism? It is a developmental disorder. People with autism often find it extremely difficult to socialise and communicate. There is no set list of symptoms as autism affects each autistic individual in different ways. You have probably heard of “autistic […]

How to start music learning?

Music theory? Instrument practice? Ear training? There’re so many ways to learn music nowadays that it is sometimes hard to know where to start. At Meludia, we are sure of one thing: ear training should be the first step for any musicians. It is pretty risky to start music with music reading because you might […]
Les 3 bienfaits de la musique pour le cerveau - Meludia

Music and brain development

Contrary to popular belief, the brain is not something fixed that deteriorates with age. It keeps changing throughout our life! This is called brain plasticity. Over your lifetime, your neurones interconnect according to your environment, your experiences and what you learn. Each thing you do can change your brain.  The musical brain “Anatomists today would be […]
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How old is music? Ethnomusicology discoveries

Ethnomusicology and paleomusicology When was music created and for how long have humans been playing it? These are study subjects of ethnomusicology and paleomusicology (yep, these words exist!!). Evidences of musical practice are lacking. The recordings only date back to the second half of the 19th century. The oldest music notation would date from the […]