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What is ‘Concert Pitch’?

Concert pitch is a strange thing. Many professional musicians will spend their entire careers never having to deal with concert […]

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Famous Piano Players: 6 Innovative Players from Different Genres

The piano is an instrument that has altered music in monumental ways. Invented in Italy at the beginning of the […]

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Viva la Vida Chords for Beginner Guitar (Coldplay)

British alternative rock band, Coldplay, recorded the song Viva la Vida for their fourth album, Viva la Vida or Death […]

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Mastering the Cello Repertoire: Twinkle Variations, Dvorak Concerto, and What Lies Between

Rich, warm, and vibrant—the cello repertoire we know today is compiled from centuries of compositions written by some of the […]

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How to Read Strumming Patterns for Guitar

Sadly, mastering strumming patterns is a skill that doesn’t get much respect in the guitar world. When most people think […]

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Types of Guitars: Acoustic, Electric, and Everything In-Between

Navigating the world of types of guitars, with the many different styles and brands, can seem like a never ending […]

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Soprano Audition Songs: Repertoire for Young Sopranos

Congratulations! You’re a soprano who has been consistently studying voice for a while and you feel ready to dive into […]

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Great Percussionists (Who Happen to be Women)

The follow-up to my last post, Great Drummers (Who Happen to be Women), seemed obvious- Great Percussionists (Who Happen to […]

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Saxophone Fingering Chart

Having a saxophone fingering chart is essential. An accurate saxophone fingering chart is an invaluable tool for every beginning saxophone […]

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How To Play Save The Hammer For The Man

When people usually think of Tom Morello, they think of a guitar god pounding out massive riffs that fuse together […]

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