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Oboe Concertos

Best Oboe Concertos of All Time

The oboe is a beautiful solo instrument that features in many symphonies as well as concertos. We've collected the ten best oboe concertos into...
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Was Beethoven Black?

Ludwig Van Beethoven was a pianist and composer, and to date, stays the most admired composer in Western music's history. Every couple...
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10 Best Music Schools in the US

Joining one of the best music conservatories in the US is a great decision for those who want to pursue a music...
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What Is Meter in Music?

ONE, two, three, four. ONE, two, three, four. Musical rhythm can be broken down into meters, usually denoted by a four or...
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What Is an Opus?

What is an opus? Opus goes by the abbreviation op, and that is how most people know it. It is the digit...
10 Best Music Schools In The World

10 Best Music Schools in the World

When it comes to music schools, based on one’s fervor, those who want to study the subject or merely love music are inhibited and...
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...
Antonio Stradivari

Who Was Antonio Stradivari?

For more than two centuries, Antonio Stradivari remains the greatest violin maker of all time. Many Stradivarius violins sell for millions of dollars these...
Best Violinists Of All Time

15 Greatest Violinists of All Time – Famous Violinists

Throughout time, music has influenced many cultures and the world itself as a form of self-expression and storytelling. But even more impressive are the...
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Birthdays of Famous Composers

Music is one of the arts that not only brings joy but also tells great stories and passes meaningful messages. Composers are some of...

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15 Most Expensive Violins

15 Most Expensive Violins in the World

Dubbed as one of the most expressive instruments, the violin creates a lot of stories from its tone alone. But there are more stories...
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