Interesting facts about trombones

The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family. As with all brass instruments, sound is produced when the player’s vibrating lips (embouchure) cause the air column inside the instrument to vibrate. Unlike most other brass instruments, which have valves that, when pressed, alter the pitch of the instrument, trombones instead have a telescoping … Read more

Interesting facts about electric guitars

An electric guitar is a guitar that produces sound by vibrating strings over a pickup that converts the vibrations into electrical signals. Those signals are fed into an amplifier, which projects the musical performance at a wide range of volumes. Electric guitar design and construction varies greatly in the shape of the body and the … Read more

Interesting facts about the banjo

The banjo is a stringed instrument of African origin. The defining characteristic of the banjo is the use of a stretched membrane, originally an animal skin, to amplify the vibration of its strings. This arrangement creates the banjo’s characteristic sound and differentiates it from instruments of European origin known in the Americas. The modern banjo … Read more

Interesting facts about guitars

The guitar is a musical instrument. Guitars can be divided into two broad categories, acoustic and electric guitars. It is used in a wide variety of musical styles, as acoustic and electric models, in both classical and contemporary forms. The guitar is most recognized in popular culture as the primary instrument in blues, country, reggae, … Read more

Interesting facts about accordion

The accordion is a musical instrument operated by air pressure, belonging to the family of theaerophones. It consists of three different parts: the right hand keyboard for the melody, the bellows, and the left hand keyboard (or buttons) for the accompaniment. The accordion is played by compressing or expanding the bellows while pressing buttons or … Read more