— Johann Von Neumann
Chinese-American-Canadian economics nerd, haphazard writer, and Mozart fangirl who puts the 'u' in 'colour'. Quite literally.
General loves: classical music, piano, economics, Roger Federer, Europe, wanderlust, trains, the University of Oxford, verbosity, coffee/tea, Moleskines, bunny rabbits, pencil skirts, whimsical turns of phrase, and the occasional expression of sentiment.
This is a collection of miscellany that catches her eye, ear, or any other sense, really, long enough for her to consider it worth jotting down. Her proper blog can be found at the story of m.
Stuff I like (all)
- “I imagine the feelings of two people meeting again after many years. In the past they spent some time together, and therefore they think they are...”
being told you’re smart a young age really fucks you up because then you grow up with that as your identity and when you don’t do as...
- WHEN UNDERGRADS EMAIL YOU DOZENS OF QUESTIONS THE DAY BEFORE THE FINAL
- Anonymous asked:I am having a hard time with 7 chords. I am taking a keyboard comping class and the professor is teaching us how to play 7th chords in different ways, but I barely know how to play them the basic way... I know repetition is the mother of skill, but I am starting to feel like I'll never learn that way. I am a classical pianist, and I want to learn to play jazz, but this is really brining my hopes down. Other than repetition, do you have any tips?
I shall do my best to explain the main ones you will come up against.
The first type of 7th chord is a Major Seventh. This chord is made up of the...