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Classical French Folk Music: Then and Now

January 31, 2020 7:48 am2 comments
Classical French Folk Music: Then and Now

Classical French folk music is conscious artistry defined. Possibly no other country’s folk music rivals the melodic perfection of the French. Many French folk songs stem from the Medieval Period and the advent of the troubadours from Spain. However, the Celts were living in early Gaul at the time. They […]

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Folk Music: The Foundation of Famous Classical Music Pieces

January 30, 2020 8:09 am2 comments
Folk Music: The Foundation of Famous Classical Music Pieces

Many of the most famous classical music pieces have their roots in folk music. The first folk dances and songs were not written down. They were played by ear and passed down from generation to generation. Every kind of human feeling is expressed in folk music. Folk music expresses the […]

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Celtic Instruments, Scottish Bagpipes and Fiddle Music

January 29, 2020 8:19 am0 comments
Celtic Instruments, Scottish Bagpipes and Fiddle Music

Scotland, with its castles, the Scottish Highlands, and luxury golf holidays, has a rich musical history that is a distinct and individual as the country itself. The Gaelic language and poetry embedded into the traditional music of Scotland is among the most ancient, but is still spoken and sung today. […]

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Jazz Music and Its Effect on the History of Rock

October 8, 2019 5:37 am126 comments
Jazz Music and Its Effect on the History of Rock

At first thought, it may not be evident just how influential jazz has been in the history of rock n’ roll. But digging a little deeper into the roots of the deliciously raucous art form that brought the brass instruments into the forefront of American music shows exactly why the […]

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Learning to Play Guitar as an Adult

August 30, 2019 11:22 pm5 comments
Learning to Play Guitar as an Adult

Playing classical guitar, which involves studying music theory and styles, requires taking lessons from a qualified instructor. With a a little diligence and determination, however, most other styles can be self taught. Buying a Guitar, a Big Decision When shopping for that first guitar, be sure to enlist the aid […]

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Free Music Events in South Eastern British Columbia

June 29, 2019 3:54 pm0 comments
Free Music Events in South Eastern British Columbia

British Columbia is jammed packed with festivals this summer and music is definitely among the top for most entertaining. Whether it’s jazz, rock, folk, country, blues or any other musical style that suits your taste, there is a vast amount of live music performances taking place across the province to […]

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