Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Music

Finding a career to suit my passions in travel and music

Finding a career to suit my passions in travel and music

Growing up I was always quite unsure of what I wanted to be when I grew up. The many careers that were being praised by people did not seem to have any appeal for me. I actually thought them to be very boring monotonous careers. My father worked as a financial accountant and I thought his job was very boring. He was always off to work very early in the morning dressed in suits and a tie that seemed to be stifling. He would work all day and come home very tired and he would doze off at the sofa…

Discovering and growing my talent in music

Discovering and growing my talent in music

Music is a passion that I have had ever since I was a young child. My parents realized my singing potential quite early. As I am told, I was always singing along to all kinds of songs and melody even before I could talk. I would especially love advertisement jingles on the television which I would be able to grasp quickly since they were often being repeated. My mother made a point of informing my kindergarten teacher about my singing. In kindergarten teaching is usually done through song and my parents figured that if a lot of singing was used,…

The unbeatable advantages of learning to play the guitar as early as possible

The unbeatable advantages of learning to play the guitar as early as possible

Learning to play the guitar is a skill that is best learnt when one is as young as possible. This does not mean that one cannot learn playing the guitar when older. Many people learn to play the guitar when they are of an advanced age. Some people even learn to play the guitar as a retirement activity. However, the person who learns to play the guitar when he or she is very young has many advantages over the one who starts late. When one learns to play the guitar from an early age, they are able to grasp the…

Just me, my guitar and my amp. My musical journey to superstardom

Just me, my guitar and my amp. My musical journey to superstardom

Musicians, especially those who play musical instruments are usually very adventurous people. The very aspect of learning how to play a musical instrument is an adventurous journey that usually starts with one not knowing how the end will turn out to be. Learning to play a musical instrument is a journey that many people begin and do not get anywhere. Others go far in their journey. For those who have a true passion for playing musical instruments, theirs is usually a lifetime journey. Learning to play a musical instrument is an endeavor that does not have a definite end. This…

The interesting parallels in shopping for music equipment and shopping for car parts

The interesting parallels in shopping for music equipment and shopping for car parts

Choosing musical instruments to buy or to use is a sensitive activity that can be likened to shopping for a motor vehicles spare part. One has to know exactly what they want. In shopping for motor vehicle spare parts, you need to first know what part of the vehicle you are shopping for. A common item that people will often need to replace in a motor vehicle is a broken light bulb lens. This is a common item that motorists are out in spare part stores shopping for. Despite there being many people shopping for a replacement light bulb lens,…

The slow evolution of music through ancient times and sudden boom in modern times

The slow evolution of music through ancient times and sudden boom in modern times

Music today is much more complicated than what it was in ancient times. Music has had quite a journey in developing to what it is today. In the ancient times, music was simple. It consisted of singing, or making melodious sound using the human voice, and the use of crude musical instruments. The drums and other percussion instruments could have been the first musical instruments to be invented by man. This could have been closely followed by wind instruments which could have been developed after man realized that he could make melodious sounds by whistling. As time passed, man, thanks…

My guitar, my father, and my lifetime desire

My guitar, my father, and my lifetime desire

I love playing the guitar and the many years that I have been playing the guitar have helped me perfect my skill. Today I am quite good. People are often amazed that I am so good and yet I am not a professional guitarist. Despite my top guitar playing skills, I still have my full time job. I play the guitar during the few times when I have free time be it in the evenings or during the weekends. One of the things that has helped me maintain my top skills in guitar playing is the guitarist’s club that I…

Music and its various applications in therapeutic treatment

Music and its various applications in therapeutic treatment

Music is today being used as an agent for remedial therapy for persons who are suffering various conditions. Music therapy is increasingly becoming popular in handling major issues especially health related issues for various kinds of people and for people of different ages. The cool soothing sound of music is known to provide therapeutic help that aids in the development of a child. Playing the appropriate kind of music to a child will help the child to properly develop its respiratory regularity and also aids in oxygen saturation while it is still in the womb. Music is also helpful in…

music industry

The business of music

The professions that are available for people who are interested in the arts are generally regarded as professions where passions dominate and where the practitioners would find the most of their satisfaction from the act itself; that of creating something g beautiful, whether in the form of a play, a song, a painting or a sculpture. That is certainly true, and people who work in the arts truly gain satisfaction from the creative process. However, the satisfaction gained from the creative process is not enough to sustain the passion for the arts, if it is not backed with financial rewards….

Music the healer

Music: The Healer

Music and be a healer of what ails us. If you have a bad day, put on your favorite album and just let all of your problems drift away. It can go much deeper than that. Music can be used as a tool to soothe babies in the womb or calm down a child with Autism who is having a severe tantrum. That doesn’t even touch the surface of what the power of music is capable of. It has an ability to ease symptoms of depression, dementia, and many other disorders. Ultrasound technicians as well as parents are finding out…