Learning About Music and String Instruments

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Learning About Music and String Instruments

Hi there, my name is Marcia. I play music with my friends and church group whenever I can. I play string instruments, such as the violin, cello and bass. I will use this site to talk about different instrument types and playing techniques. I will talk about reading music and creating your own pieces. I will also share information about the way I care for my instruments between play sessions. Please visit my site often to learn more about music and string instruments. Thanks for coming by. I hope to see you again soon.

Opportunities That You May Have To Loan Out One Of Your Vintage Instruments

There are some people who build collections solely with the goal of enjoying the items themselves, but other individuals believe that collections are always worth sharing. The latter sentiment can be true with a variety of different collections, including a vintage guitar collection. If you own a number of vintage instruments, you don't need to keep them to yourself all of the time. Rather, there may be opportunities for you to loan out one or more instruments to other fellow guitar enthusiasts. Read More 

Adding Some Style To Your Serum Installation With Custom Skins

There are some things you use every day, sometimes all day, and in the music industry, Serum is a synthesizer program that is used by sound engineers a lot. The program allows sound engineers to make changes to audio files and edit the final sound of the track to fit your needs. What Are Serum Skins? Skins for your Serum software are designs that are created with images and fonts to allow the appearance of the software to change. Read More 

Ask Your Guitar Teacher to Demonstrate Hybrid Picking

One of the fun things about taking guitar lessons is being able to hear a term related to your instrument and then ask your teacher about it during your next lesson. If you're talking to guitarists, watching online tutorial videos, or scouring guitar message boards, you may come across the term "hybrid picking." While many guitar players use either a pick or their fingers to make the strings sound, others rely on hybrid picking. Read More 

The Definitive Moments In Michael Jackson’s Career

Michael Jackson was a man of mystery, one who didn't try to live his life according to the expectations of others. A lot of unsubstantiated rumors floated around Michael Jackson since he was a little boy in the Jackson 5, and they continue to swirl several years after his untimely death. Michael didn't focus on that negativity, though, and here we take a look at the positive. These incredible moments helped define Michael Jackson's career and helped him achieve superstar status that will never go away. Read More 

Gift Ideas For Avid Musicians

Do you have a friend or relative who likes to play music? Are you searching for the perfect gift for him or her? Even though it might seem that your future recipient may have everything that he or she needs, here are some gift ideas that will work for many different musicians:  Autographed sheet music: If your friend or relative has a favorite artist who is still living, purchase a book of sheet music that contains a favorite song. Read More