Top 11 Best Harp Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 11 Best Harp Brands On The Market 2024

The harp is a remarkably versatile string instrument with a wide variety of build styles, namely lever harps and pedal harps. As solo instruments, parts of orchestras and everything in between, harps are played around the world in numerous musical styles. Because the harp is such a popular instrument, it makes perfect sense that there…

Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Piano
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Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Piano

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) piano and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person piano lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to video tutoring and full-length…

Top 11 Best Cello Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 11 Best Cello Brands On The Market 2024

The cello (or violoncello) is a popular member of the violin family of string instruments commonly used in orchestras, chamber music groups such as string quartets, and solo performances and can be heard in many genres of music. There are plenty of options for the student, intermediate and professional cellists. This isn’t only true of…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Cello
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Cello

The cello is an essential instrument of many orchestras, string and chamber ensembles and even finds itself in genres such as rock, pop, metal and more. There are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play the cello and practicing/playing regularly. You could be wondering whether it’s worth bowing your first cello,…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Bass Guitar
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Bass Guitar

The bass guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments in the world, spanning nearly every genre of music. There are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play bass guitar and practicing/playing regularly. Whether you’re playing your first note or making a living playing the bass, I hope to inspire…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Violin
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Violin

The violin is a popular string instrument with a beautiful range of tones, widely accepted in orchestral and folk music genres, along with many more musical styles. There are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play violin and practicing/playing regularly. You could be wondering if it’s worth picking up a violin…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Piano
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Piano

The piano is one of the most beautiful and beloved musical instruments in the world. In addition to its unmatched musical potential, there are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play piano and practicing/playing regularly. Whether you’re pressing your first keys or performing for sold-out theatres, I hope to inspire you…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Guitar
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Guitar

The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments in the world (it’s my main instrument, too). There are a surprising number of benefits associated with learning how to play guitar and practicing/playing regularly. Whether you’re interested in taking the first steps in becoming a guitarist or you’re already proficient with the instrument, I…

What Are The Differences Between Synthesizers And Pianos?
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What Are The Differences Between Synthesizers And Pianos?

Musical instruments utilizing a keyboard, like all pianos and many synthesizers, are sometimes a matter of confusion. Whether acoustic or electric, these musical instruments have distinct characteristics and specific applications in music-making. What are the differences between synthesizers and pianos? Pianos are acoustic string/percussion instruments that produce sound by hitting a string with a hammer….

Can Acoustic Strings Go On An Electric Guitar & Vice Versa?
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Can Acoustic Strings Go On An Electric Guitar & Vice Versa?

When we look at the market for guitar strings, we’ll often find distinctions between the types of guitars each set is meant for. Since most acoustic and electric guitar strings have steel cores (as opposed to the nylon cores of classical guitar strings), there may be some questions regarding whether acoustic and electric guitar strings…

Is Ziricote A Good Guitar Tonewood? Electric, Acoustic & Bass
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Is Ziricote A Good Guitar Tonewood? Electric, Acoustic & Bass

Guitars are made of numerous different parts, many of which are made of wood. The choice of wood in the guitar body (the solid body and laminate in electric guitars and the sides, back and top of acoustic guitars), neck and fretboard all contribute to the overall playability, feel and, of course, tone of the…