Sight-reading, déchiffrage (French), or prima vista (Italian) is the ability to read and simultaneously play/sing the music notation. This practice is more common for classical musicians. Just like any other skill, one needs the practice to improve this skill gradually (Click Here to learn how to improve your sight-reading). However, pianists, flutists, vocalists, and many… Read More Why it’s harder for guitarists to sight-read
With the new lifestyle that Corona virus has brought us, as well as new challenges, we might have time to do new things or achieve goals that we had little or no time for before. Of course, you may have more time to listen to music. So, here are some various playlists for you –… Read More …And…Playlists…!
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
My debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released and is available on all major distributors. This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring romantic, modern/20th Century and contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind. In… Read More Solo Guitar Album – Romantic to Contemporary Music – Available On All Major Distributors
Finally, my debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released! Have a listen: Click here to open This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring Romantic, Modern/20th Century and Contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind.… Read More Album Released – Romantic to contemporary
Which one is more important? Which one is more challenging?
Which one do you care more about?… Read More Musicianship or techniques, which one’s more important?
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) was the influential Spanish composer and guitarist of the romantic era. Back in those days, not everybody believed in the potentials of the guitar and it was more common to compose for instruments like piano and violin. Francisco Tárrega has greatly influenced the development of the “classical” guitar by the etudes, studies… Read More Tárrega, Paco de Lucia & History of the Guitar
Playing a musical instrument promotes happiness and joy to you and everyone around you. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything”, Plato. Studying music or learning an instrument: Can help you concentrate better Playing an instrument is simultaneously taking care of many factors… Read More Benefits of playing a musical instrument
I would like to share with you this wonderful TED presentation by Benjamin Zander, about “the transformative power of classical music”. Since 1979, Benjamin Zander has been the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic. He is known around the world as both a guest conductor and a speaker on leadership — and he’s been known to… Read More The Transformative Power of Classical Music
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