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Symphony vs Orchestra vs Philharmonic: What’s The Difference?

The Boston Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic are some of the most celebrated groups. Each of these is...

6 Different Versions of Bach’s Cello Suites

Johan Sebastian Bach is one of the best composers we have seen in the history of humankind. His music was precise, soulful, innovative, spiritual...
Violin Mute

Top 10 Best Violin Mutes

If you are a violin player, there is a high chance that you may have been introduced to a violin mute. A violin mute...
Best Cello Brands and Models

10 Best Cello Brands: Beginner & Intermediate Cello – 2023 Reviews

Whether you are looking for a new cello for yourself, your child, or your student, it can be quite a process to find a...


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What Are the Different Types of Horns?

Whether you are a seasoned pro or someone interested in playing horns, you can feel overwhelmed by the variety of options. In this article, we'll tackle all the available types of horns, so you can start mastering the right instrument.  Natural Horns The natural horn was the precursor to the French horn. The only difference is its lack of valves.  In the 17th and 18th centuries, the natural horn separated from the trumpet by enlarging the bell and lengthening the tubes; it has...
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Basic Music Elements: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

If you have ever wanted to learn music, you've probably heard of tempo, rhythm, melody, and other basic elements of music. But what exactly do these musical elements mean?  In this article, you'll discover and understand different musical elements and how they work in any composition, whether classical music or other modern genres like pop.  Form / Structure Form or structure refers to the overall shape and organization of music. It includes the size of the music, duration of the music, and arrangement of music pieces. 
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23 Disney Easy Piano Songs You Can Play (With Video Tutorial)

Are you new to playing the instrument or looking for classic favorites to add to your repertoire? These all-time favorite Disney songs are great for kids and beginners! They are catchy and, most importantly, easy to play. Let's explore 23 Disney favorites and what makes playing these tunes a breeze. We've also included a video tutorial! So, dust off those ivories and get ready for an adventure in music - let's learn some easy Disney piano songs! A Whole New World – Aladdin
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18 Famous Movie Composers and Their Masterpieces

We can all agree that a great soundtrack to a TV series or film makes any show great. And these 20 famous movie composers have created soundtracks that are as memorable and iconic as the movies. In this article, we'll talk about these movie composers and their most famous film scores.  Hans Zimmer If there's an artist who's dominated 21st-century film music, it's Hans Zimmer. He has scored over 150 films, such as pirates of the Caribbean, Interstellar, Inception, and James Bond's No Time to Die. Zimmer...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Quena Flute

The quena is one of the most interesting wooden flutes you'll come across. It is known for its distinguishable timber and voice, resulting from its unique design feature. If you want to learn more about this instrument and its history, read on. This article will take you through everything you need to know about the instrument. What Is a Quena?  See on Amazon Quena is a woodwind instrument made from either cane or wood. Its history dates back to pre-Inca civilization, making it one of the oldest instruments. Quena flutes typically...
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Characteristics of Baroque Music That Sets It Apart From Other Styles

Baroque music is one of the most fascinating and complex classical styles, with intricate harmonies, ornate melodies, and dramatic contrasts. But what characteristics does Baroque music set it apart from others? Let’s explore the key characteristics of Baroque music, from its use of monody and basso continuo to its complex harmonies and virtuosic instrumentation. Join us as we journey through this fascinating period in musical history! Contrast One of the most notable characteristics of Baroque music is the use of contrast. This can be seen in the difference between different instruments, sections of...
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Piano Parts: What Are the Different Parts of a Piano?

Everybody is familiar with a piano's sweet, round, and rich sound. But did you know this percussion instrument consists of multiple components? For instance, a piano has over 250 strings, while a guitar only has 6. In this article, you'll discover the anatomy of a piano, including different piano parts.  Upright Piano Grand piano parts are made of three components: a stringing system, a soundboard assembly, and a cast iron plate--also known as a harp--on which the strings rest. Upright pianos have a similar, but slightly...
Best Break Up Songs

35 Best Breakup Songs of All Time

Breakups are a part of life; for many of us, music serves as a therapeutic escape from heartbreak. Countless songs have been written about the end of a relationship, but some have become timeless anthems for the broken-hearted. Whether it's anger, sadness, or acceptance that you're feeling, there's a song out there for you. Here's a list of some of the best breakup songs of all time. For No One by the Beatles
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"For No One" is a melancholic ballad by Paul McCartney, included in...
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What Are Different Types of Flutes?

Just like other instruments, flutes come in different types. There is the small piccolo, the beginner-friendly c-flute, and the low-octave double contrabass flute. In this article, you'll discover all the different types of flutes and how they differ.  Modern Concert Flute Family   With a history dating back to the stone age, many scholars consider the flute the oldest musical instrument. But that doesn't mean it didn't undergo several changes. From simple wooden flutes with open holes to metal flute options with interchangeable parts like reeds, many options exist. 
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Saxophone Types: 4 Common Types & Other Sax Family Members

With its wide range of notes and versatility, the saxophone can be played in various musical genres, from concert bands and jazz to classical music. There are many saxophone types, each with unique characteristics and designs. 4 Common Types of Saxophones The saxophone is a solo instrument and a part of the woodwind family. There are four different kinds of saxophones in the market today, from the deep, rich tones of the bari sax to the bright and punchy sound of the alto sax. There is a...
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