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Warner Bros. and Classical Music: The Anti-Fantasia Movement

In 1943, while the classical music and animation communities were still buzzing about Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Warner Bros. decided to […]

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Classical Music in Cartoons: Disney’s Fantasia

On November 13, 1940, influential film critics and Hollywood notables gathered in New York’s Broadway Theatre for the premiere of […]

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Introduction to Hand Drums: Goblet-Shaped Drums

In our previous installment, we looked at my personal favorite group of hand drums, the frame drums. Now we will […]

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Easy Ukulele Songs You Can Learn Today

The ukulele is the friendliest instrument to beginner music students out there by a long-shot. Everything from the uke’s small […]

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Types of Effects Pedals for Guitar

When we think of instruments, we usually conjure up images of guitars, pianos, and drum kits, but the innovative music […]

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Introduction to Hand Drums: Frame Drums

The world of hand drums is a vast one indeed, with distinct types emerging in all parts of the world […]

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Intermediate Guitar Songs to Learn Today

If you’ve been playing guitar for a while, it can be tempting to slip into a sense of complacency. You’ve […]

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3 Chord Songs for Guitar

You might be surprised to hear this, but great music doesn’t have to feature lots of long, winding, elaborate chord […]

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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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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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