Much of Puerto Rico’s folk music evolved from Spanish folk songs and romantic ballads that blended with native rhythms and Afro-Caribbean influences during the Spanish colonial period from the 16th to the end of the 19th centuries.
The number of harmonica styles, brands, and variations can be daunting for a beginner. This guide to harmonicas can help you find the right harmonica.
Picking up the harp (or more accurately standing with or sitting next to it) is unlike learning to play any other instrument. The harp is unique, a work of art in itself, and complex and difﬁcult both to play and to maintain.
A wonderful Beginners’ Guide to Learning Harmonica with a easy-to-read graph so you don’t need to read paragraphs of texts to understand the basics.
This guide explains some of the more unique orchestral instruments you might see and hear from time to time in a symphony orchestra.
The harmonica is often associated with the blues, but it is also used in jazz, country, rock, pop, and even classical music. It is classified as a free reed wind instrument (or aerophone). So, let’s find out how a harmonica works. It is similar to the pipe organ and the accordion, only notes are selected […]