For more than 25 years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its 10th edition, veteran music lawyer Donald Passman leads novices and experts alike through what has been the most profound change in the music business since the […]
Ninichi and Xelafish, a creative partnership between composer Ninichi and multimedia creative Xelafish, have launched a competition open to all piano and violin musicians to cover their piece “Journey Into The Unseen.” The sheet music has been made available for free in piano solo, violin and piano (also works as violin solo), and violin duet […]
Ask any violinist if there’s a difference between a violin and a fiddle, and they will say, “If I had a nickel every time somebody asked that!” The answer (drum roll)… It’s the same instrument. The difference is related chiefly to the style of music and the manner in which the instrument is played. Violins are […]
As one of the world’s most renowned harp soloists and a passionate champion of new music for her instrument, Yolanda Kondonassis presents a comprehensive guide and conversational text on composing idiomatically for the harp, in her new book, The Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp, published by Carl Fischer. The book features […]
Albert Einstein Of all the famous non-musicians who played the violin in history, one of the best known in modern pop culture is Albert Einstein. The physicist who developed the theory of relativity and won a Nobel Prize also adored his music and his violin, which he called “Lina.” Einstein began playing at age 6 […]
So you are thinking about learning guitar but you are not as young as you once were. You may have unanswered questions like, Am I too old? Will I have enough time? Will my fingers be dexterous enough to work the strings? Where do I start? What will I need? What will it cost to […]
We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
Today, November 13, is National Hug a Musician Day according to the folks at National Today, the internet’s number one authority on all holidays throughout the year. So if you know a musician who spends hours a day practicing and hours a night playing at bars, clubs, and concerts, envelop them in a big ol’ […]