Violins, Tuning Forks and 440 Concert Pitch
Being “off pitch” is more often a metaphor for poor communications. But with violins, oboes, and concertmasters, it hits on the science of music. In a modern world, we expect everything to be standardized.Student Instruments: When You Should Rent, and When You Should Buy
Studying a stringed instrument like a violin, viola or cello can be pricey. The decision to rent or buy largely depends on the student’s age and commitment. Adults who enjoy being musicians by and large were enthusiastic about studying their instrument as children.Is It Too Difficult to Learn to Play the Piano in Your 50’s?
If you think you’re too old to learn to play the piano? WELL! Think again because your not.Best Ten Songs Of Famous Musical Offspring
Although her famous husband was murdered nearly forty years ago, John Lennon’s widow has continued to help keep his memory as relevant as his music to this day. Yoko Ono celebrated her 85th birthday last week, inspiring her long time fans and friends to reflect on her impact on the music world. She was just one of few women to be married to a member of The Beatles, and certainly the most well-known of those wives.Three Word Song Titles That Resemble Sandwiches
Host Alex Trebek had to provide additional information for a vague category on a recent episode of the game show Jeopardy, so he explained that each clue was looking for a three word song title. Two of those three words, however, are the same, with one at the beginning and the other at the end of the title. The various clues led to well known songs, such as “Time After Time” by Cyndi Pauper and “One On One” by Hall and Oates.