A Brief History of La Fenice, Venice’s Opera House
Few structures around the world are as aptly named as the opera house in Venice, Italy. Teatro La Fenice (“The Phoenix Theater”) was named in honor of the mythological bird that rises anew from its own ashes. The building has managed to overcome a history of destruction by fire to emerge as one of the world’s most treasured venues for opera.B.B. King: 50 Albums And Millions of Records Sold – Treasuring A Legend
B.B. King is an American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. His contributions to Blues music rank him in the best of the best. As a matter of fact in 2011 Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him 6th on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In this article you will read about his early days in Music as well as the many awards he has received. You will also see some little known facts about him and so much more. He is truly a Legend along with his music to be cherished.Ten Hits That Serve As the Epitome of the Classic Three Minute Pop Song
The local oldies station plays many of my favorite songs, but too often they opt for the short versions. Just the other day, they spun “Lyin’ Eyes” by the Eagles and left out the entire middle verse of the song. I understand that the tune is a bit lengthy for a hit, but its middle verse is crucial to its theme.7 String Jazz Guitar Solos – Bucky Pizzarelli Plays With Class!
Bucky Pizzarelli plays 7 string solo jazz guitar arrangements with style and class! At almost 90 years old, he still performs live regularly at clubs and concerts.Not All Hippies From The 60s Are Gone
This about a time that has past that included hippies and all that went with it, including the music. It focuses specifically on one hippie who didn’t get the memo that the century and millennium have changed.Transmit Your Passion for Music Across the Globe
As said by Victor Hugo, “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”. It’s true that music transcends race, caste, boundaries or any other dimensions that exist. Like every other art form, you can’t just express them in words but to put a precise meaning to it, music is any art form whose medium is sound.Classical Music – What Scares Away the Next Generation of Listeners
What is our perception of this music? Why is it this way?A Brief History of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is one of the pre-eminent musical organizations in the United States. The ensemble has a recorded a number of major symphonic works down through the years, notably under the baton of its conductor emeritus, Seiji Ozawa.Jazz Fusion Guitar Solos – Al Di Meola Plays Brilliantly!
Al Di Meola plays jazz fusion guitar on a level that few have achieved. His fiery guitar solos are extremely inventive and dazzling!Getting a Woodwind Instrument for Your Child
Woodwind instruments can help your child’s musical development. This article presents two important things you need to consider when getting your child his or her own instrument.The Viola and The Violin: 3 Main Differences
The viola and the violin are musical instruments that share a number of similarities. However, it is their differences that define them.My Digital Music Recording and Production
From the perspective of modern technology with it’s personal computers continually rising in processing power and an increasingly vast array of well-budgeted music software and hardware to choose from, it can be said that it has never been easier to make music…A Brief History of the Sydney Opera House
Possessing one of the most recognizable profiles in all of opera, if not the entire architectural world, the Sydney Opera House has served as Australia’s premier classical music venue ever since its debut in 1973. Danish architect Jorn Utzon designed the opera house, a controversial choice at the time and one that became even more contentious as construction proceeded. The building is situated on a peninsula, surrounded on three sides by the waters of Sydney Harbor.Swing Jazz Guitar Solos – George Barnes Had A Unique Dixieland Style!
Swing jazz guitarist George Barnes had a unique Dixieland sound to his guitar playing! His duets with guitarist Carl Kress remain some of the most legendary recordings ever produced.Jazz Guitar Courses – Mickey Baker Wrote The First One!
Jazz/blues guitarist Mickey Baker authored the first jazz guitar course. It was presented as a 2 volume course of study back in the 1960s and is still used by aspiring guitarists today!