In simplest terms, the harp is a plucked string instrument where the plane of the strings is perpendicular to the soundboard.
If you’ve been hankering to try a new instrument, harmonica is an inexpensive choice and it’s fairly easy to pick up and learn.
Lung disease sufferers may want to talk to their doctors about music making. Harmonicas are helping patients with lung conditions in hospitals.
A list of the best ukuleles that Making Music is highlighting from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence…
This ukulele series was created for students who want to teach themselves, or to be used with a teacher in either group or private lessons. Play Ukulele Today! covers the basics and more, including picking, fingerpicking, strumming patterns, playing tips and techniques, how to read notation and tablature, plus more than 90 great songs and examples.
“Russian folk music has rich melodies and harmonies,” explains Russian immigrant Sergei Teleshev who first came to the US to share his culture in 1996 when his group, Trio Veronezh, was invited to perform at the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene, Oregon. The trio relocated permanently to the US in 2000 and spends most of the year touring and teaching audiences about Russian folk music traditions.