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Musical instruments

Most Popular First Songs to Learn on Instruments

Learning to play a musical instrument is an endeavor that promises a lifetime of joy and self-expression. But where do you start? After choosing an instrument, finding an instructor, and learning some technique, it quickly becomes time to pick repertoire,

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Learning Music is Like Learning a Language

Many scholars, teachers and musicians have argued over this simple question: “Is music a language?” It’s true that reading music notation can be compared to reading text. Many of us have similar emotional reactions to particular types of music, that’s

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Will Learning Bass Help You Learn The Guitar?

It’s often been said that bass is for people who can’t play guitar. This couldn’t be further from the truth. While the two instruments share some physical and aesthetic similarities, both serve very different roles in the band and require

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Learning Chronicles: Electric vs. Acoustic Guitar

Studying guitar and learning to play this beautiful instrument can be richly rewarding. Whether your preferences lean toward the sound of an acoustic guitar or electric guitar, there are some distinct characteristics of each. Let’s take a deep dive into

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Getting the Most from Online Music Lessons

For many of us, online interactions have become part of our daily routine. This transition to working online is allowing us to stay safe and healthy, particularly as we slowly work our way back into a sense of normalcy. As

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Conducting A Successful Virtual Music Lesson

How to Conduct a Successful Virtual Music Lesson We live in a digital age, where technology is ever-evolving. Almost everything is accessible virtually, and music lessons are no exception. If you are new to conducting your music lessons via virtual

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Singing With A Common Cold

Should we sing even with a Cold? When someone has a common cold, the symptoms can appear in a variety of ways. A few main cold symptoms that can get in the way of singing are muscular pain, throat irritation,

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