Top selling instruments

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Music | Comments Off

Top selling instruments

Music is a vital part of culture and society; being a way for people to express themselves and entertain others. For this reason, more people are investing in music classes. One can tell which instruments are most popular by looking at the top selling instruments. A very popular instrument around the world is the guitar, which can be either electric or acoustic. For learning purposes, the acoustic guitar is recommended. This string instrument is used in almost every popular song, and is largely associated with rock music. Many people buy guitars because knowledge of the instrument forms a basis to learn to play the base guitar a lot faster than usual.

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History of Musical Instruments

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History of Musical Instruments

Mankind has been making and using musical instruments in one form or another for thousands of years.

Early humans first discovered the art of making sound on the drum. The first drums were hollow logs, and the sounds may have been made as early long distance communication. The drums later were made by stretching animal skins over wood and gourds. These drums could produce different ranges of sounds.

On a 5000 year old cave wall, an ancient guitar like instrument is depicted. This stringed musical instrument very much resembles more modern guitars and lutes. It is very obvious in the drawing as to what it is used for. A man, his dog, and his guitar all together in the one well preserved painting. The Lyre another very early guitar ancestor is mentioned frequently in the Bible, showing it to have a history of 3000 years or more.

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Battlestar Galactica review

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Movies & Television, Videos | Comments Off

Battlestar Galactica review

A Battlestar Galactica DVD is a gateway into a brilliant science fiction series about humanity’s ancestors as they try and save their race from being annihilated by the evil cybernetic Cylons. The series is essentially a re-imagining of the original 70s TV series that starred Lorne Greene and Richard Hatch. The newer Battlestar Galactica TV series features a completed narrative, unlike the original program which was canceled before the full story could be properly told.

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Personalized Music CD’s

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Music | Comments Off

Personalized Music CD’s

Gift giving is meant to be a way of signifying that you care about another person and offering them something nice whether it be a family, friend, spouse or child. There’s no better way to say you care about someone then to offer them a personalized music CD. There are many ways to personalize a CD for perfect gift giving. Many websites offer personalized CD’s for children on which they will add their name and birthday to the front of the CD.

You can also choose to personalize CD’s for special occasions by adding songs that you know a particular friend or family member likes and having their name placed on the front of the CD. This is a very special way of showing someone that you care enough about them to think of them in such a way.

You can take personalized music a step further by creating a CD of your own. Perhaps you want to make a special CD for your parents. You can sing songs that you thought up and place them on the CD and give it to your parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles for a special gift. They are sure to appreciate the effort that you make to show them that you are thinking of them.

Any gift that is personalized is the best form of expression of love, gratitude, appreciation and more. By personalizing a gift, you are making it unique from you, the sender to the person receiving the gift. They will always be able to display your personalized gift. By giving them a personalized music CD they will forever think of you when they pop it in their CD player and listen to it. By giving them such a special gift you are making them feel loved and cherished and bringing a certain smile to their face.

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Tips For Mastering Music

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Music | Comments Off

Tips For Mastering Music

If you are taking piano lessons, you can check out piano teacher websites for tutorials on the same that will help you have an easy time learning. You should not just focus your attention on the theory aspect of the music classes. You will benefit a lot if you put what you are learning into practice, for instance by getting a piano and playing it or trying to hit the notes that you have learned in class.

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Electronic Music Bands

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Music | Comments Off

Electronic Music Bands

Electronic music was discovered in the early eighties in the nightclubs and discos. This is the most popular genre of music that is a combination of industrial music and influences from music of electronic dance. There are many famous electronic music bands like Scammers, Solid Gold, Dynamix, Mountains, etc.
Scammers is an American electronic music group which was begun in 2010 by Phil Diamond. Initially it was a rock duo which went through various stylistic changes to generate Scammers present sound. Their self-released album includes Crucial Sesh and AirLiner in 2011 and Cover You in 2013.
Solid Gold is another popular electronic music band that comprises of frontman Zack Coulter, music-instrumentalist Matt Locher and guitar/bass Adam Hurlburt. Their self-reelased albums include Solid Cold (2002), Out of your Mind (2004), Who you gonna run to (2008) and Synchronize (2012). They have also participated in The Kitty Cat Club and The Nomad. It was also voted as “The Best Rock Bank of 2011”.

ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scammers_(band)

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Price determinants for vintage electronic music instruments

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Accessories, Music | Comments Off

Price determinants for vintage electronic music instruments

It is a trait of the human race to revere vintage items and especially those which were widely acknowledged in their time. Currently, the most expensive purchase relating to a vintage electronic music instrument was made by Maxim Viktorov who got a 1742 made by Giuseppe Guarneri. Having got it for $ 3.9 million and not so easily considering the competition by other willing buyers, the purchase leads prospective buyers and collectors to one question. What determines the price of a vintage music instrument?

For one, the beauty of such a piece like Guarneri’s 1742 violin makes it attractive in the same way vintage cars from high-end manufacturers like Porsche are. Secondly, vintage electronic music instruments are rare which them expensive. For instance, only 140 Guarneri’s instruments exist and hence an increase in demand for them by wealthy collectors. Finally and most obvious, ownership of such items is seen as prestigious which heightens competition for them by the elite community.

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