How’s this for a little modern composing? YouTube user aSongScout decided he would memorize the numerical sequence of Pi by memorizing its melody. The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter has never been more musical!
Here’s what aSongScout had to say about it:
This is a song I wrote to help me memorize π, since I can memorize music easier than strings of numbers. In my mind, I can hear the melody, and figure out the numbers.
Musical Pi – the song from pi
If you are a piano player, I would recommend following Jordan Rudess’ Facebook page or his very active YouTube channel. The keyboardist of Dream Theater entered the prestigious Juilliard School of Music at age 9.
On his Facebook page, he often presents exercises and challenges for those who are wanting to perfect their craft of playing the piano.
Here in this video titled, “Jordan Finger Exercises. Give you fingers some brains,” he shows a very simple but effective challenge to work your finger coordination: