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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

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

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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MUST-VISIT CLASSICAL MUSIC VENUES WORLDWIDE

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in String Quartet |

Whether you’re a newcomer to the modern classical music scene or already a die-hard fan, it’s worth knowing which are the best places in the world to experience a concert in real life. Nothing beats hearing an orchestra perform Mozart or Bach just feet away from you, and the atmosphere created by an excited crowd of aficionados adds an extra level of elation.

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