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One of the most complete instruments is the piano, this means that even by itself, it produces a full sound filled with bright tones and a great bass due to its incredible range. It also feels very good to play, which goes beyond just sound. Pianist John Cage talked about hs works in 1930s with the Federal WPA and how he included bones and special...

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by Jamey Mann, The Catoctin School of Music Performance anxiety is something that all performers, students, and teachers will have to deal with at some point. For many people anxiety is manageable and a normal part of performance. However, for others performance anxiety is near crippling and may keep a musician from reaching their full potential. There is a multitude of literature on performance anxiety and how...

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This is an obvious theme for every creator in any way, for artists, engineer, musician and in many ways for every human being on earth. For this article we will narrow it down to music of course, but the idea of getting this full picture is that human beings create things from what they learn and experience. In every single one of these processes there...

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There is somewhat of a genre that has been on the internet for quite sometime now, mostly as versions of other songs transforming them into a "videogame" like soundtrack. Older videogames such as the ones on Supernintendo and the Sega Genesis had everything recorded through a synthesizer, so music was all made with one instrument as well as sound effects. When it comes to 8-bit music,...

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These days we've come to understand and learn how to play instruments that have been around for many years, some as old as flutes and drums, others a bit more new like the violin and the piano, to the more modern ones such as electric guitars, synthesizers and computers. The origin of how every instrument came to be is always fascinating, to think that people eventually...

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