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5 FAQs of Learning Violin

April 12, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

When considering to learn violin, the same questions are always asked. They cover a few different points, usually being investment, ability, and time. It is critically important that you know the answers to some of these. We’ll cover five of them in this article. The first question has a few variations, but the general form …

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Planning a Party or Event? Nothing Adds More MagicThan a Piano

April 12, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

Music is magic and piano music is perhaps the most magical form of entertainment for that upcoming party, corporate event, wedding or anniversary. The problem is, many facilities simply do not have a piano, or a suitable piano, to meet the needs of the pianist. You don’t want to stick your talent, the person who …

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Recommended Salsa Music CDs

April 9, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

Looking for the right salsa music is easy once you’ve been exposed to salsa beats long enough. But if you want to groove to the salsa rhythms, here are some recommended CDs that will have you dancing for days! SALSA FRESCA – This is an excellent CD “for those who love to dance salsa, not just listen to it.” This compilation CD have you grooving salsa style all night long. Its inviting rhythmic beats are particularly good for those who love to Mambo. This CD is even a keeper for non-dancers. A must have for your CD collection!

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Guitar Learning Tips To Mastering The Art

April 8, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

Learning an instrument can take countless hours of practice and sometimes years of mastering different techniques before you become proficient at the craft. The guitar continues to be an instrument that many people work hard to master. When you may not have the time for comprehensive mastery, the ability to learn guitar can be especially …

How Should You Learn to Play Acoustic Guitar? With a Personal Teacher, Online, or Through Self-Teaching?

April 8, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

When it comes to learning the acoustic guitar, you have some choices to make. The Internet has made many things more convenient, but a personal instructor has it’s advantages, too. Maybe you could just get a lesson book and teach yourself. Here, we look at the pros and cons of each so you can make an informed decision.

Guitar Size – A Guide In Finding The Appropriate One

April 8, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

The relevance of selecting the appropriate design and size guitar for a newbie can’t be over-emphasized. Learning to play on the drastically wrong beginner guitar can cause disappointment with instructional classes, impede improvement and also poor technique may develop. Given that the guitar instrument is definitely an easy instrument to learn how to play, there’s no basis for this to happen if a person trains on the correct guitar.

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Prepare Your Fingers When You Play the Guitar

March 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

When it comes to fingerstyle guitar, there is a hugely important approach that you should always keep in mind as you learn how to play your fingers against the strings. That approach is called “preparing,” and nothing will help you reign in bad guitar habits more quickly and effectively. The basic idea is to train your fingers to “prepare” on the strings before they’re actually needed to play the next notes in whatever song you’re playing. If you train your fingers to prepare on the strings, it’s much easier to then adjust and hover your fingers very close to the strings. Alternatively, if you never take the time to train your fingers to stay close by preparing, you’ll be much more likely to do something that plagues many a well-intentional fingerstyle guitarist, which is “floaty fingers” syndrome, whereby your fingers float high above the strings and constantly race to catch up to the music. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at how to practice preparations and why they’re so effective in fingerstyle guitar training.

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Guitars – A Practical Guide

March 21, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

The guitar is the most popular instrument in many types of bands. It is also the instrument preferred by the majority of solo performers. Being an instrument, the humble guitar is also able to be adapted to most musical styles. It is found in a select variety of diverse forms including electric guitars, acoustic guitars and the bass guitar. The electric guitar is the instrument most commonly seen in rock or hard metal bands, and is a common instrument amongst school children. The timeless acoustic guitar is a typical choice for solo musicians, as well as groups that play folk songs and street performers. Some musicians also opt to perform their songs “unplugged” which will then use instruments that do not need microphones or amplifiers, such as the acoustic guitar. A bass guitar incorporates a differing sound to a normal guitar, but is nonetheless included in the identical family of instruments and also makes a regular appearance in rock and metal bands. A bass player has an integral role within a band but doesn’t often play numerous solos. Instead, the bass guitar plays the low bass notes that construct the backbone of the song. You can find a multitude of renowned artists who have increased the popularity associated with these 3 instruments and been worshipped because of their skills.

Musical Options and Stringed Instruments

March 18, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Music

Learning to play a stringed instrument is a priority on most people’s lists. Traditionally, stringed instruments have been one of the most liked type of instruments to wish to learn. Unluckily the majority of adults cannot attain this hope. Inspiring your adolescent to be educated in a stringed instrument when they are young will be a delightful experience that will reap benefits for years to come. Possibly they will even be able to return the favor and inspire you!

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