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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Guitar is one of the most popular contemporary instruments today, well represented in just about all genres of music, from folk and rock to jazz and hip hop. Part of the popularity is due in large part to the ease
If your parents forced you to practice your scales by saying it would “build character,” they were onto something. The Washington Post reports that one of the largest scientific studies into music’s effect on the brain has found something striking: Musical training doesn’t just
Choosing an instrument can seem overwhelming. With a plethora of exciting options the ukulele is often overlooked. Below are five reasons why the 4-stringed instrument deserves closer consideration. 5 Reasons to Consider the Ukulele for Your Kids or Yourself! 1.