It is difficult to pinpoint the exact time when instruments from other cultures were first used in Western contemporary music. It is better thought of as a period, rather than an exact moment.
Yamaha’s plant-based recorder have bodies made of plant-based “Ecodear” plastic, the world’s first application of environmentally friendly plant based materials in a musical instrument, which achieves a mellow, centered tone that is similar to that of wood recorders. Comes in Baroque system alto and soprano. The body design is based on the popular Yamaha 300-series […]
The Main Squeeze Orchestra is an all-female accordion orchestra based in Manhattan. The group came to be after founder Walter Kühr had a vivid dream.
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.