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Sing Like an Angel (Soft and Beautiful!)

It’s relatively easy to have a full sound when singing loud. But what happens when we need to sing a phrase softly? In most cases the voice becomes more or less “airy”, to the point of losing completely its identity.

Grammy-Worthy Songs for Each Year of the New Century

Since the turn of the century, the biggest change in music has centered on indie rock, which is a close cousin of alternative rock. The genre itself contains a wide array of artists, but what they share is a lack of corporate promotion or air play on rock radio stations. The Grammy Awards finally gave some recognition to alternative rock, designating an award for “Best Alternative Album.

Must Be Known and Unavoidable Facets of Sitar

The long necked lute like Indian musical Instrument with 20 frets, the sitar is of magnanimous genre as far as creating exceptionally beautiful tune is concerned. For which, 400 and more years has passed since its euphoric discovery and it strongly beholds a pillared position in the world music. Not a single other instrument on earth is as prestigious as it is.

Learning Piano – What Are the Important Aspects to Consider?

Piano is one of the most popular key instruments to be played worldwide. It is extremely pleasing to hear and see someone playing piano and creating magical tune with the keys. However, it must be remembered that in order to attain that level of expertise one needs to go through expert training and intense practice.

Titans of Opera: A Brief Biography of Luciano Pavarotti

There was no greater opera singer during the latter half of the twentieth century than tenor Luciano Pavarotti, whose spectacular and distinctive voice, plus a larger-than-life career, made him the top-selling classical recording artist of all time. The two video clips that accompany this article are from two distinctly different periods of his career, but both show off his magnificent voice. The first is a recital performance (piano accompaniment only) of “Che gelida manina” from Puccini’s *La bohème*, recorded in 1964 when he was 29. The second is “Vesti la giubba” from a live performance of Leoncavallo’s *I pagliacci* at the Met in New York in 1994, when he was 59.

Loved and Hated Teachers Mentioned in Popular Songs

School is just around the corner, so kids across the country are preparing for another journey through a year that will fly by upon reflection. They have their parents at the local department store shopping for the necessary school supplies in order to get the year off to a good start. Just like in the preceding grade, these kids are filled with that strange ambivalence of dread and excitement.

What Is Hozier’s “Take Me to Church” About?

Hozer’s hit single has now been nominated in the Best Rock video category and short-listed for Best Direction as of this Tuesday. It was co-directed by Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson. Canty didn’t quite believe that the video has 2 VMA nominations. When he received the announcement via email, he rang Thomson to share in the congratulatory moment. Hozier didn’t write the song to attract negative attention or criticism. In his own words, “Take me to Church has sparked a lot of conversation, I guess. I didn’t write the song to provide any kind of negative reaction of anything like that. The song, to me, is about what it is to be a human, what it is to love someone as a human being and organizations that would undermine that and undermine the more natural parts of being a person.”

Tips To Upgrade Your Music Enjoyment

Music can be uplifting and motivating even at times your life does not seem to be working right for you. Listening to good music can help you get over the blues and start having a positive outlook to life. However, the quality of your music can determine just how much you get to enjoy your favorite songs. Poorly encoded files can be frustrating and so can the type of devices and accessories you are using to listen to the songs. It is one thing to download some of the best MP3 files, but quite another to enjoy quality audio. Here are tips you can use to enhance your experience.

Importance of Music in Our Lives!

There are several people who believe that music makes people more human. Therefore, you will find music in every culture, society, community, etc. Musical instruments is one of the oldest man made equipments, ever found in our history.

How To Easily Get A Lot More Music Gigs

Are you having a difficult time getting new gigs? You might be holding yourself back due to holding one or more limiting beliefs such as “venues don’t need new bands right now,” or “the competition is too much for my band to stand a chance”. Truth is, these statements are based on fear and excuses. Here is the truth when it comes to getting new gigs:

Bad Songs From Great Albums

Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited, which turns fifty in August, has a rare distinction. It is one of the few albums with not even a single throwaway song. Every track on the album is a treasure, starting off with the iconic single “Like a Rolling Stone” all the way until the epic “Desolation Row” that ends the record.

Marc Anthony: Singer and Entertainer Extraordinaire and A Credit To His Heritage

Marc Anthony was born in New York City to his parents who are Puerto Rican. In 1988 he started his singing career as a session vocalist for dance music known as freestyle. In 1992 he changed his music genre to salsa and other Latin styles. His first three albums led him to become the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. The two-time Grammy and five-time Latin Grammy winner has sold upwards of 12 million albums worldwide. In 1999 his album titled “Marc Anthony” sky- rocketed in sales and was certified triple platinum. You will also read about his humanitarian deeds that define his character and so much more.

Masters of the Podium: A Brief Biography of Leonard Bernstein

Conductor Leonard Bernstein was known primarily as the face of the New York Philharmonic and was on the podium for the American premiere of many important musical works throughout his career. As a composer his best-known work is the Broadway musical “West Side Story,” but he also wrote a great deal of other material for the stage plus choral works, symphonies and chamber pieces. The video clip that accompanies this article is Part 1 of “What is Classical Music” from his Young People’s Concerts series. The original air date of this television program was January 24, 1959.

How to Prepare the Voice for a Singing Audition

If you’re a little nervous or unsure of how best to prepare for an audition in order to succeed through the selection process, this article will give you tips on how to let go of your inhibitions and to train and prepare your voice for your singing audition in the right frame of mind and confidence to get the job done. The more you train, the more confident you’ll become and the better your chances of making the grade through auditions. And the same applies with preparing for a studio recording session, but I won’t be delving into that now. I have devoted a full article on this topic alone.

How to Prepare the Voice for a Studio Recording Session

If you have only done your studio recording sessions on a whim, running to the studio to listen to a beat that may tickle your fancy, and perhaps scribbling down some lyrics and jumping into the booth to record your vocals, then you will be amazed to discover that that isn’t how the professionals work. It takes a heck of a lot more to produce a record. This article will offer tips on how to first prepare the voice–your very own God-given instrument needs to be readied to do the job–and what to look out for in a recording studio that will ensure you deliver a good vocal.

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