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History of the Violin

The violin has long been one of the most prominent musical instruments in use, and some would argue that this instrument is the third...
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100 Inspirational and Famous Music Quotes

Music can change lives and thankfully there are music quotes that capture how music has affected everyone from Einstein to Taylor Swift. Find our...
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10 Best Violin Concertos of All The Time

American Grammy award winner violinist, Mr. Joshua David Bell once was quoted saying “When you play a violin piece, you are a storyteller, and...
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Best Cello Pieces for Intermediate Students

Being an intermediate student is quite an achievement. It means you successfully passed the hard first years where nothing really sounds quite right, and...

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12 Best Piano Keyboards & Digital Pianos for Beginners 2020

Learning piano is one of those life-long skills that you will never regret picking up. You'll be able to literally go anywhere with a piano, sit down, and start impressing people with your skills. However, you will need to learn to play the piano first which means you'll need a great piano. We recommend starting with a piano keyboard since they are much more affordable than upright or grand pianos. Whether you are looking for a beginner keyboard for yourself or your child, we wanted to share with you the best beginner keyboards. Best Piano Keyboard for Beginners Yamaha YPT-260 61-Key...
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Best Violin Brands and Models 2020

Buying a new violin is a huge investment and challenge if you don't know what to look for. You want to make sure that you get the best violin from the best violin brand that you can at the lowest price. That's why we're here! We want to make your buying decision much easier. We have reviewed and tested the violins to below so that we can provide you the best violin brand recommendations. In our recommendations below, we mention typical price ranges for each violin and our recommended skill level for each of the best violin brands below. Don't forget...
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10 Best Cello Brands & Models 2020 Review

Buying a cello can be expensive so you want to make sure that you are buying the right cello. That's where we come in! We want you to buy a quality cello from a reputable company. We have carefully screened all of the best cello brands below so that you know if you buy a cello from these companies, you are getting a great one. We have evaluated the best cello brands and cello models on quality and affordability. They are all cello brands that provide high value and can fit into your budget. Best Cello Brand for Beginners Cecilio Cecilio, one of...
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10 Best Beginner Cellos & Cello Brands 2020

Whether you're looking for a beginner cello for a student or yourself, you've come to the right place. Finding a beginner cello can be challenging especially if you don't know what to look for. Below we've evaluated some of the bestselling cellos on the market to provide you with the best beginner cellos. Our list is sorted first on the beginner cello brand and then by the individual cello models for the brand. The list of the best beginner cellos below is based on our careful evaluation of the beginner cellos on the market. If you are looking for a...
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Best Digital Pianos & Piano Keyboards Review 2020

Learning piano can be a challenging yet extremely rewarding experience in life. Regardless of whether you are a beginner just getting started or an advanced player looking for a portable digital piano, we want to make sure you find the best keyboard piano. There are a lot of best digital pianos and keyboard pianos on the market so we want to make sure that you have an easier time of finding the best piano for your home or studio. Below we’ve listed the best digital piano keyboards along with what the pros and cons are for each one. Overall Best...
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Buying a Violin Checklist

Since buying a violin is an expensive investment, it's important to know what you need to buy. Besides the violin itself, there are a number of accessories necessary to play the violin properly and comfortably. We cover the various accessories below, which include: the bow, the case, the shoulder rest, the chin rest, extra strings, rosin, and tuners. Make sure that when you select your new violin, you get the accessories, too! The Violin The violin is the first item on this list that you should shop for. We have an entire guide dedicated to how to buy a violin so I won't...
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10 Best Cello Strings Review 2020

Whether you’re looking for your first set of cello strings for a new cello or looking to try new strings to see how they sound, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve reviewed the best cello strings available on the market to help you make an informed decision about which strings to get. No single cello string brand will sound the same on every cello since the wood in each cello absorbs and amplifies the vibrations from the cello strings differently. We recommend trying several different cello strings to understand which strings make your cello sing.
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Best Kids Violins Review 2020

Whether your kid came to you asking to play violin or you want your child to start playing the violin, we can all agree that finding the best kids violins is challenging. You certainly don't want to spend a lot of money in case your child chooses not to pursue the violin long-term, but you also want to make sure the violin is at least quality so it doesn't fall apart quickly. We have curated the best kids violins available on this list. These violins are all sets that include everything your child needs to get started playing the violin....
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Best Guitar Stands 2020

For guitarists, having a guitar stand could be very convenient. After playing the instrument for quite some time, the guitar stand could be the place where you could store your guitar. It could also be a good tool to temporarily place your instrument when you are using many guitars during your stage performances. Either way, every guitarist should know what the best guitar stands are. There are many guitar stands on the market, and they come in many different styles. Each of these guitar stands also offers various features on top of their styles. To make it easier for you,...
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Best Cello Concertos of All Time

Cellos have the greatest solo repertoire in orchestras after violins, though many cellists would argue that their pieces are better. The smoothness of the instrument, the moving sounds and human-like characterizations help make the instrument highly-useful in many forms of music. Thus, it is only logical that somewhere along the way, the cello concerto was birthed:  a beautiful arrangement and balance of a solo cello, backed by a full orchestra. There are many amazing cello concertos, some surprisingly beautiful. Today we are going to talk about the best cello concertos of all the time. 1. Dvořák - Cello Concerto in...

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10 Classical Music Pieces That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Classical music is typically thought of as calming and romantic. You wouldn't expect to be headbanging at a symphony concert, but these pieces will...

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