When learning or performing a piece, we may have the option to play certain passages or chords in different positions, with different fingerings. But which one is the right one? Each position has its pros and cons, challenges, unique tone, timbre and sonority. One can easily get lost in the interpretation and details. Therefore, it… Read More How to Choose The Right Guitar Fingering
By having a quick and holistic look back at the history of music, we realize that music at the top level has always been considered divine and the means to connect the human soul to the source of all divinity and truth. The prodigies and masterminds that we still remember as great composers, the ones… Read More Two Sides of the Art of Music
Classical guitar’s repertoire consists of pieces that have been written by composers of different nationalities. Even great composers who never really wrote anything for the instrument were thinking very highly of the guitar. “The guitar is an orchestra in itself”, Beethoven. “Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two”, Chopin. However, classical guitar… Read More Malagueña Arr. For Classical Guitar
Hello everyone, today I was surprised to see I was nominated for the best blog of the year 2012. The wonderful blogger CLF http://clf4told.com/ was the first one that gave me this honor. I want to thank all of you who have read my blog, subscribed, commented or liked … There are some blogs here… Read More ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award
Music talks without words; it expresses the inexpressible, where there is no sufficient word. Yet, its language is universal. “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent” says Victor Hugo. Music can heal, motivate, inspire and even more… Whereas anything produced by human being has the human… Read More Music and Philosophy
Destructive music is not a special kind of music that you may feel like you have never heard one or if you start listening to one you’d know right away and be like “oh my God this is destructive music, I shouldn’t be listening to this”! These days, you would hardly find a single soul… Read More Destructive Music
Daniel Barenboim is a famous pianist and conductor. Because of his musicality, creative approaches and ofcourse his technique, he is among the best pianists and conductors. He has written various books, and held many masterclasses around the world.
Introduction: Beethoven writes a letter to his friend in 1802 and mentions that he is not satisfied with his works so far (says Romain Rolland 1); what was going on? Yes, he was preparing to fly the music to new boundaries, during and even before the composition of 3rd symphony he was searching for ways… Read More Beethoven’s third Symphony ‘Eroica’ op.55 (First movement)