Violins of Italy: The Testore...
Violins of Italy: The Testore Family and the Great Violin Making Traditions

Italian violins from the 18t Century and earlier are very much sort after, commanding some very high prices for the top names. Some stand out more than others, most notably Stradivarius, Guanarius and Amati. After these and a few other Cremonese...

Choose the Best Trumpet Straight...
Choose the Best Trumpet Straight Mute

Every trumpet player knows a great mute is going to make your playing sound stellar. But how do you choose the best mute for your type of playing?

I Am Not the Best Pianist in the...
I Am Not the Best Pianist in the World

In order to become great, you have to give it your all. And when I say your all, I mean exactly that. I mean spending a minimum of 6-8 hours a day practicing and practicing and getting ready for performance.

How Vinyl Albums Create...
How Vinyl Albums Create Wonderful Memories

It is wonderful to see vinyl albums enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Just by researching the internet and walking the streets, you will discover record albums in areas that might surprise you. You will even find new artists releasing music...

Why More And More People Are...
Why More And More People Are Turning To Vinyl Records Again

Collecting vinyl music is more popular today than you might think. With digital music, you have a way to locate and download music faster than ever. Vinyl albums are still popular for a number of different reasons. Things like nostalgia, sound...

How to Keep a Guitar in a Good...
How to Keep a Guitar in a Good Condition

If you want your guitar to sound properly you should treat it carefully. It is rather easy if you know how to do it. The most important thing is your readiness to follow my advice. What should you do to take care of your instrument properly? Here...

Play Guitar For Fun Or Fame
Play Guitar For Fun Or Fame

So how do you get started playing guitar. Here are two simple tips to help you get started. First, get yourself a good acoustic six string guitar. This is where you learn the basics. You can then move on to the electric guitar later. Second, get...

Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd...
Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd - The Enhanced iBook

The love triangle between The Beatle George Harrison, Eric Clapton & Pattie Boyd is the most famous in the history of music. Clapton's Layla tells all and opens up her memorabilia of never seen before letters & photos in this iBook....

Acoustic Electric Guitar...
Acoustic Electric Guitar Amplifier Zaps Unsuspecting Audience

There are three basic designs - standard acoustic guitar, acoustic electric guitar and electric guitar. An electric uses thinner (lighter gauge) strings and has pickups (small microphones) that pick up the sound and send it to an amplifier where...

29 Ways to Make Money in the Music Industry

As an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology, one of the first thing I'm asked by parents of prospective students is whether or not it's possible to make a living in the music industry. Obviously, this is a difficult question. I can't promise anyone that they'll be able to make a living working in the music industry...

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