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What Are Musical Beats?

The Beat is a basic unit of time in music, it is governed by a variety of different concepts including tempo, meter, rhythm and groove. As music has evolved through out time, so has the meanings of many musical terms. The beat is now often referred to as the Backing Sound or bass that commonly lasts for the whole piece of music. The Beat is a repeated sequence of stressed and unstressed beats which are divided into sections and implemented into music in the correct time.

Guitar Triads – The Basic Theory Behind Triads

It is important for guitarists to know about triads. Sadly they are under-used. They are an excellent tool for performers and give unique chord options when playing songs. This article covers the basic theory behind triads.

A Brief History of Blues Guitar

Blues has had a major influence on music through the years. In this article we will take a look at roots of blues music and how it has developed over time.

The Plus Side of Music

There is a famous quote which goes like this “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”. This holds true that music has always been a source for relaxation and healing. Previously music was used for the purpose of entertainment only.

Keeping the Music Alive in Your Body and Soul: The Benefits of Playing Upright Pianos

Playing the piano is an art that requires utmost diligence, passion and patience to learn every single piece and play it melodiously. An individual does not simply become a piano player because he or she memorizes each note; rather he or she becomes a devoted pianist when he or she is able to take the essence of the music and communicate it to those listening.

5 Tips To Put On Your Best Live Show

I recently attended an open mic in my hometown of Detroit and I was amazed by some of the things that artists ignore about their live presentation. The main thing to understand is that it IS a presentation from the way you dress to the way you enunciate words. Here are five ways to put on your best live show.

The Grand Old Church Organ

The organ is one of the oldest instruments in European classical music with many heralding it as the grandest musical instrument in terms of both it’s size and range. The most common type of organ is the pipe organ so called because the sound is produced from groups of pipes the sets of which are called ranks.

Evaluating the Touch and Tone of Used Steinway Pianos and Secondhand Yamahas

Pianos have always been an instrument associated with classical music and timeless pieces. Their enchanting immortality grows even stronger if played on reputable brands like Yamaha and Steinway.

The Piano Gallery: Step One in the Early Nurturing of Piano Virtuosos

For centuries, pianos have introduced some of the world’s finest virtuosos. When your seven-year-old child prodigy gets on the piano and starts playing Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 by Chopin, you can tell that his musical future will be bright.

Repair and Maintenance Services for Steinway Pianos

Steinway & Sons is one of the leading piano brands worldwide. As a prominent piano company, it is known a manufacturer of premium pianos which renowned musicians and composers prefer.

Axl Rose Now – Is Anybody Still Listening?

W. Axl Rose was one of the most powerful and polarizing figures in popular music in the late ’80’s and early ’90’s. Now, well into the second decade of the 21st Century, the voice behind “Welcome to the Jungle” is still screaming into the wind. But is anyone paying attention?

Flamenco Lessons Are Easy to Find

There is no better way, to express yourself than to show the world how you feel by dancing. There are many types of dancing and you just have to find the right one for you, think about the type of dancing, which attracts you and makes you feel a sense of awe.

10 Things You Don’t Know About the Beatles

1. It may sound impossible but there are still lots of Beatles song unreleased. The most remarkable one is the experimental piece recorded in January of 1967 made specifically for the Million Volt Light and Sound Rave showcase at Camden Roundhouse in London and has never been released and the illustrious 27-minute jam of Helter Skelter.

Top Ten Barriers to Success With the Guitar – Reasons You May Find Yourself In a Rut

In this article I will address some of the reasons that many struggle with guitar over a period of years only to end up with disappointing results. This list is not a typical “top ten” type list with the most significant reason at the top. All of these factors are significant.

How To Choose Your Guitar Amplifier

Learn the basics of the two main types of guitar amplifiers. Learn what to look for in each type depending on the type of guitarist you are, so you can make an informed decision when purchasing your guitar amplifier.

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