basics with Do-along Dave


~~ musicians and audiophiles listen differently

I disagree with any requirement to listen to music live as essential to full enjoyment or appreciation. Low-fidelity technology is sufficient to carry all that I listen for in music. Read the rest of this page »


~~ editing Poole’s Frankie and Johnny lyric

The Charlie Poole lyric for the New Lost City Ramblers is much more to my taste than the more familiar one. I make some changes, however, to help me put it across clearly. Read the rest of this page »

Who’s he think he is?

I’m David Zethmayr, proprietor of Earfirst Editions, sheetmusic and music self-teach method and theory materials, some free, some for sale. This is the focus blog for Earfirst Editions proper:

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