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Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Practice Session
Many guitar players often struggle to find time—or simply feel the need to be inspired in order to practice their instrument. Sure, there are days when we are all inspired to pick up our guitars and play. But what about the other days? Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Practice Session:
Mendelssohn and Wolf Chamber Year III continues!
Mendelssohn Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major Mendelssohn composed three violin sonatas over the course of eight years. The one we hear today is the final of the three. An extremely ambitious work, the first draft of the Violin Sonata is dated June 15, 1838, which suggests that Mendelssohn intended to introduce it in Leipzig the following winter. Instead, unhappy with the first movement, he tossed his “wretched sonata” aside. He later picked it up and started to revise the score, only to abandon it again. Mendelssohn’s dissatisfaction helps explain why the F-Major Sonata remained unpublished and virtually unknown until Yehudi Menuhin came across the manuscript in 1953. Since then, this bracingly virtuosic work…
DIY: How to Refinish Your Axe
StewMac tech guru Erick Coleman on how to give your instrument a sweet new look in five easy steps—sans fancy tools.
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How Pawn Shops Work
If you have never dealt with a pawn shop before, you may be unaware of how a pawn shop works. You may even be making incorrect assumptions about pawn shops because the way the media perceives them is often in a dark light. The truth of the matter is that pawn shops are far from the scary. One way to describe a pawn shop is to refer to it as a permanent location for an ongoing garage sale. However, pawn shops are particularly unique because they also provide collateral loans. If you are confused, read on to learn about the different things you should know before visiting your local pawn shop Collateral Loans The thing that pawn shops are known most for is the fact that they offer quick cash in the form…
Practical Tips for Ear Training
Students can get caught up in the physical part of playing an instrument and go about it mathematically and not musically. It is possible to learn a scale pattern or chord shape and memorize the fingering and still be able to play it correctly even if your ears are covered up. This is how a ro
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These Two Women Just Slayed This Floor Piano Routine
Check out these two awesome performers rocking a floor piano routine of Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D minor”
How Much Pawn Shops Pay for Guitars
How much do pawn shops pay for guitars? Find out at PawnGuru, where we list average guitar value by brand. View guitar pawn prices today!