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What Are The Highest Pitched Instruments

What Are the Highest-Pitched Instruments?

Many instruments that are capable of producing high-pitched tones are known for their light and airy quality. High pitch instruments are typically smaller than...
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10 Best Symphonies of All Time

Have you ever wondered what the best symphonies of all time are? We have, so we spent tens of hours listening various recordings of the...
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Why You Need a Dampit and How to Use It

Do you regularly travel with your instrument or keep it in a dry, heated place during the winter? If so, you'll want to invest...
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Best Double Bass Bows 2021

Aside from the double bass itself, musicians should also consider picking the ideal double bass bow. Having the most appropriate double bass bow could...

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How to String a Ukulele: A Guide to Replacing Uke Strings

Replacing uke strings may seem pretty straightforward - you unwind the pegs, insert the replacements, and you're done. But, this yearly uke maintenance requires more attention and precision. Here's how to string a ukulele - the right way. Change Your Uke Strings in 6 Easy Steps You don't have to change ukulele strings every week or monthly. But, once your uke's strings show signs of wear like nicks, flat spots, and grooves, it's imperative to change the strings stat! Don't worry, though. Changing the strings is an easy process that...
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Best Tenor Ukuleles: 2021 Review

Tenor ukuleles are particularly noted for their classic and vibrant sound making them great instruments for advanced or professional ukulele players. Tenor ukuleles has a relatively larger size than other ukuleles, making it more convenient and more comfortable for those with larger hands. Since there are a lot of tenor ukuleles on the market, we will review the ten best tenor ukuleles available so that you can buy the best tenor ukulele. Overall Best Tenor Ukulele Lohanu LU-T Tenor Ukulele Hola! ukulele bags are extremely durable and come with plenty of storage for soprano ukuleles.Features: • Complete bundle • Arched back • Canadian-made What to Look...
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Banjo Tuning for 4, 5, and 6-String Banjos

Tuning your banjo affects every aspect of how your tone comes out of the instrument. But, what is the banjo tuning for a 4-string, 5-string, and 6-string banjo? What are your options, and how are they different from one another? In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know to get the most out of your favorite and preferred string instrument. What Is the Standard Banjo Tuning? Before we dive into the banjo's different tunings, you have to know what its standard tuning is....
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Easy Violin Songs You Can Master in a Week (Or Less!)

The violin is arguably one of the most challenging instruments to learn. But don't let it discourage you! By learning these 16 easy violin songs, you can improve bow strokes, fingering, maintain coordination and other skills that will make you a great violinist. We've even included some songs from hit television shows and films! 16 Violin Songs for Beginners Here are beginner violin songs, including timeless pieces, that you can start with. They derive their simplicity from the simple bowing pattern, number of chords, and limited movement you'll require.
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Neck Pickup vs Bridge Pickup – Explained + FAQs

Have you ever wondered about the difference between neck pickup vs bridge pickup? What are they used for? What is the difference between them? Do I need both of them on my guitar? Well, this article will answer all those questions and more. Read on to learn everything you need to know about these two types of pickups and how to use each one correctly. What Is a Guitar Pickup? A pickup is a device that captures the strings' vibration and produces a...
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11 Different Types of Ukulele – Which One Is for You?

Did you know that there are different types of ukuleles to choose from? You can find a uke in a cute pineapple shape and even a ukulele that looks like a guitar! If you are curious about which to get, you should stick around because we'll go through different types of ukuleles. Four Main Types of Ukuleles Soprano, concerto, tenor, and baritone are the four main types of ukes. They're readily available in most online or retail music stores. Here's a closer look at each one.
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15 Easy Acoustic Guitar Songs – With Video + Sheet

If you’ve just picked up a guitar and tried some of the easy acoustic guitar songs around the web, you may have wound up frustrated and confused. We’ve put together a list of acoustic guitar songs for beginners to clear things up for you. We included where to find the songs’ chord progressions and a video tutorial that matches the chords you need to learn. Many of these songs require the use of a capo. When using a capo, the chord names are really chord forms. One of the video tutorials listed below shows...
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Why Is Stairway to Heaven Banned in Guitar Stores?

Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven is one of the most famous songs from the British rock band. But, despite its worldwide success, why is Stairway to Heaven Banned in guitar stores? Should you also avoid playing this "forbidden riff"? And did you know that there was once a copyright battle for this song? Let's find out. History of the “Forbidden Riff” Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven was released in 1971 and quickly became one of the most iconic rock songs. As a matter of fact, it's so popular that it...
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Guide to Ukulele String Names, Notes, and Numbers

A new ukulele player might find it difficult to track which string to play. The good news? There's an easier way! Knowing how many different color-coded sets you have available will make tuning much more intuitive, too. In this article, we will describe different ukulele string names and numbers. And, we've included why you might find it easier to use a number rather than just calling them by their name. Ukulele String Numbers and Order Strings are crucial for making sure everything sounds right, so pay...
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4 String vs 5 String Bass: Which Bass to Choose?

4 string and 5 string bass may look very similar, but these two offer a different playing experience that may or may not suit you. So, 4 string vs 5 string bass? We've compiled everything you need to about these two bass guitars and which is suitable for you. What Are the Differences Between Four and Five String Bass Guitars? The most apparent difference between four and five string bass guitars is the string count. A standard bass guitar has four strings. On the other hand,...

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15 Most Expensive Violins in the World

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