Interesting facts about jazz

Jazz is a style of music which began in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, primarily with the African-American community, which features improvisation and rhythmic invention at its heart. It was developed partially from ragtime and blues and is often characterized by syncopated rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, varying degrees of improvisation, often deliberate deviations … Read more

Interesting facts about techno

Techno electronic dance music that began in the United States. It is built primarily on computers by sound engineers. It has a very futuristic, electronic sound. The central rhythm is often in common time (4/4), while the tempo typically varies between 120 and 150 beats per minute (bpm). Artists may use electronic instruments such as … Read more

Interesting facts about the Conductor’s Baton

The Conductor’s Baton is a stick used by conductors primarily to enlarge and enhance the manual and bodily movements associated with directing an ensemble of musicians. Before the use of the baton, orchestral ensembles were conducted from the harpsichord or the first violin lead. Conductors first began to use violin bows or rolled pieces of … Read more

Interesting facts about music

Music is vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Both the simple folk song and the complex electronic composition belong to the same activity, music. Both are humanly engineered – both are conceptual and auditory, and these factors have been … Read more

Interesting facts about pianos

The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument, in which the strings are struck by wooden hammers that are coated with a softer material. It is played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands to cause the hammers … Read more