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ALL ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL CELLO

ALL ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL CELLO

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in String Quartet |

The cello, invented in the early part of the 16th century, is a significant instrument which had undergone various stages of development in human history. The music eras saw the evolution of the cello. Bach, during the Baroque era, made beautiful music without the accompaniment of the cello.

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HOW TO FIND CLASSICAL MUSIC TO LISTEN TO

HOW TO FIND CLASSICAL MUSIC TO LISTEN TO

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in String Quartet |

Tracing its roots to the traditions of western cultures, classical music has for a long time enthralled music fans since the 12th century. Classics owe their success in the golden age between 12th to 17th century to a few of its famous composers; the likes of Johanna Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Though not like years gone by, classical music continues to still boast of a loyal following and still garners new fans to-date. For long-time classics’ lovers and new fans, looking to quench your thirst for great content of classical music or perhaps spicing up your playlist, read on to know where to find classics.

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IS CLASSICAL MUSIC STILL POPULAR TODAY?

IS CLASSICAL MUSIC STILL POPULAR TODAY?

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in String Quartet |

With the rise of alternative music genres such as jazz, pop music, and electronic, classical music took a back seat in the contemporary music industry. It’s almost unheard of to find a youthful person listening to classical music or merely displaying an interest in it these days. For this reason, many pundits have claimed classical music is in its death bed, which is a major misconception. Classical music remains very much alive, and people all over the world still hold a keen interest in the genre.

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BEST PLACES TO SEE AN ORCHESTRA

BEST PLACES TO SEE AN ORCHESTRA

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in String Quartet |

It is important when you go to hear an orchestra that you do so in a venue that enhances the sound of the music. There are some amazing concert halls and opera houses around the world that are really the best places you can go if you want to listen to an orchestral performance.

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THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in String Quartet |

Musical instruments have changed dramatically over the years and there are so many different types of instruments that are still played today.Many Asian and African countries still use old traditional instruments today, but you seldom see them out of their own environments. However, there are some modern instruments that are popular all over the world and we look at some of the favorites here.

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