A Guide to Choosing the Right Microphone for Playing Amplified Blues Harmonica
Making the right choice for a harmonica microphone can be difficult. Outlined here are the do’s and don’ts of amplified harp, the different kind of mics on the market and advice to avoid purchasing the wrong kind of microphone for you. What mic did all the old blues guys play? How do I get that chicago sound? All these questions and more are answered here.Teaching Dolphins A Basic Language
At the University of Hawaii, in the Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Lab, I worked with four bottlenose dolphins. It was an experiment to teach them fundamental acoustic sound and gestural language forms. I was interested in dolphin’s response to sound. We conducted a series of tests to find out how they would interact with sound and language.How to Hold a Guitar
Holding the guitar properly is the first step in playing beautiful music with your instrument. This article will teach you the proper mechanics of holding the guitar.How to Program an Organ Recital? – A List of Easy and Exciting Music for Beginners
Organists preparing for an organ recital often have a dilemma of what pieces to include and in what order. While concert organists with much experience normally have their own method of programing a recital, beginner organists often struggle with this question. This is because technical possibilities of the beginner organists are very limited, yet they still need to provide enough quality and interesting music for the audience. In this article, I will give you an example of beginner level organ recital with the most famous pieces of the repertoire of approximately 1 hour of duration (with stop changes). The compositions are arranged in an order for optimum listener-friendly experience.How to Harmonize a Hymn in 7 Easy Steps?
Would you like to be able to write chords which go well with your favorite hymn? In order to harmonize it in 4 parts, you will have to know the basic rules of harmony and voice leading. In this article, I will show you 7 steps you could take in harmonizing any hymn tune in 4 parts.Guide to the Piano – Make Sure You Learn Properly
What should you know about playing the piano and learning the ins and outs of this classic instrument? Find out before you waste your time and energy trying to play with the wrong instructions or guidance. Read on now and find out what you might not know.How to Become the Best Guitar Player
If you’re wondering how long it’s going to take you to learn the guitar, this depends on various factors. Some people pick up the basics very quickly, while others have to practice for quite a lot of time before they can comfortably play for other people. However, in both of these cases there are some useful tips you can learn which shouldn’t be ignored if you want a better understanding of the whole…Essential Djembe Drum Maintenance Tips
Djembe drums have grown in popularity in the Western world in recent times. The drum originates from West Africa but is now making its mark a little further away from homes. This is perhaps due to bands such as U2 and Coldplay who have been incorporating the djembe into their performances.8 Steps in Arranging a Song for the Organ
Do you have a favorite song and want to be able to play it on the organ? In order to do this, you will have to create an organ arrangement to adapt the song to the organ texture. In this article, I will show you 8 steps in making an organ arrangement from a song.Vocal Nodules: What Are They Really?
Vocal nodules: Just what are they and how do they form? It ‘s like a callus, only in your throat. How to identify the signs that let you know that you are in danger of forming one on your vocal cords.Learn How To Sing Loudly
Can’t sing loudly? Singing is a great way to express yourself and let go, but it can be very frustrating if you feel like your voice is constantly being held back. You try to sing louder but your voice just feels stuck. You are simply missing some information.What Are 15 Steps in Becoming an International Concert Organist?
Many organists have a dream of one day becoming an organist of international level. They want to be able to tour the world extensively by giving organ concerts in the most famous cathedrals and concert halls. Such a successful organist career gives possibilities to play interesting and important organs in various countries. In this article, I will give you 15 tips which will help you in becoming an international concert organist.