How to tune your Western violin properly with 7 useful tips 

The violin is one of the most difficult instruments to learn and master. But it is not only playing it that is a challenge, tuning it is no cake walk either! If you have just started learning the Western violin, you might need help with tuning it. Don’t worry, it is normal not to know […]

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What is the difference between a piano and a keyboard?

Should you learn the piano or the keyboard? Millions have been drawn to key instruments. Some listen, others learn. As far as learning goes, the common dilemma that students face is whether to learn the piano or the keyboard. Both instruments offer great scope for performance; they can help you express yourself articulately (in musical […]

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Your beginner’s guide to playing the acoustic guitar at home

Was it Bryan Adams, Kurt Cobain, the ending sequence of Hotel California, or, I know, it must have been Deep Purple’s Smoke on the water, right, that made you want to learn Western guitar? When did you first think to yourself, ‘I wish I could play like that’? At 8, 18, or 28? If you […]

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9 practice techniques for beginners learning to play the Carnatic violin

Practising the Carnatic violin? Wonderful! Would you like a daily practice routine that you can follow easily? You’ve come to the right place. We have some great techniques which will teach you how to practise the violin effectively. Stirring and devotional, sweet and melodious – the sounds that a Carnatic violinist can produce can stay […]

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10 New Year’s resolutions for musicians and singers with tips to improve their music in 2022

New Year’s resolutions are a great way to start afresh. The beginning of a new year means you have a chance to start all over with a clean slate. Out with the old and in with the new. It is also a good time to analyse the progress of your musical plans. As a musician […]

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Why you should learn the drums (at any age)

We’ve said this multiple times but we can’t stress this enough: starting your musical journey atany age is a great idea. Whether you want to reconnect with singing, or a musical instrument,there are many benefits of introducing music to your day. We recently marked World Percussion Day. In the spirit of the celebrations, here are […]

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All you wanted to know about the history and background of the violin
woman playing violin

The violin is an instrument that is close to the heart of many music lovers. Perhaps it is because it is so emotive, helping you express just how you feel – sad, nervous, anxious, hopeful, happy, exuberant, you name it and the violin can probably sound it out for you. But, from when has this […]

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10 amazing facts about the violin that you didn’t know before
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The violin can produce some of the most beautiful sounds you would have ever heard – taking us into an alternate universe of utter bliss! But did you know that the violin has been around for about 5oo years? In fact, the modern violin is said to have been made by Italian maker, Andrea Amati, […]

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