This is a short story of two entrepreneur piano makers Henry Stultz and Frederick Bauer. Stultz seemed to have one hardship after another, while Bauer seemed to be stable throughout his career and successfully grew his business.Established in 1882 Henry Stultz Sr. and Frederick Bauer started the well known piano ...
February 28, 2017Linda
The recorder is a small and unique woodwind instrument, designed to utilize the player's airflow to produce a multitude of notes and sounds. Like most woodwind instruments, the recorder has several openings throughout the instrument which, when covered with one's fingers in different combinations, constructs various notes, tones, and pitches. ...
February 26, 2017Linda
Classical pianists are faced with the rigorous task of sight reading. Sight reading includes being completely fluent in reading rhythm as well as melody. Reading sheet music is probably one of the most arduous and tedious tasks of playing classical music. Because classical music relies almost entirely on sight reading ...
February 24, 2017Linda
If you happen to be a keen guitar player and treasure your particular axe of choice, you'll no doubt at some stage have contemplated the most effective way to offer your guitar a performance upgrade. So what possibilities may be out there that won't involve butchering the guitar and are ...
February 22, 2017Linda
Charles Baumeister was an experienced piano maker who was born in 1844 in Frankfurt, Germany who had moved to the United States around 1867 with his wife Ida.In 1884 he partners with Augustus Baus (a clerk with the Behning Piano Company) to start manufacturing pianos under the Baus name. Being ...
February 20, 2017Linda
What is a piano alternative and what is their purpose? The modern piano we are all familiar with first came into being in the early 1700's and has since served greats such as Bach and Mozart, but as with most instruments they started progressing forward into the Electronic Age, and ...
February 18, 2017Linda
You can find a number of good acoustic guitar brands in the market. But among the high quality ones, you will find those that can be perfectly suited for you. Below is the list of the best brands out there.Yamaha Yamaha is a Corporation in Japan which became the world's major ...
February 16, 2017Linda
Centuries ago, composers were more aware of sacred geometry and its relationship to music. Their classical studies included studying Pythagoras and his theorems and basing their composition on these spiritual ideas. They weren't the only artists to create inspiring and uplifting music, however. By utilizing musical pieces by great composers, you ...
February 14, 2017Linda
We'll start with his father.Julius Bauer was born in Berlin on July 20, 1831. At an early age showed natural talent for constructing musical instruments and by the time he was 18, had accumulated many years of experience working on pianos and violins. At this time, the revolution of 1848 ...
February 12, 2017Linda
The beginnings of heavy metal and the instruments used to make it can arguably be traced back to the early days of the electric guitar and the work done by inventors and innovators like George Beauchamp (inventor of the first electric guitar), Adolph Rickenbacker, Paul Barth, and Les Paul. Without ...
February 10, 2017Linda