In music history, there are six main periods. These different periods (Eras) represent the evolution of Western Art Music. In this article, we will explore the Music of the Romantic Period as one of these six periods.
The Music of Johann Sebastian Bach has for centuries been regarded as standard music for the church as well as a primary foundation for musicians to study young and old alike. Read about and listen to the music of this great Baroque composer.
Music is complicated and difficult to listen to at times.This Listening Guide for Music is designed for those who have favorite pieces of music, styles or composers, but don't understand why.
There is not a day that we don't experience some type of music. Listening to the radio, or singing in a choir, music is part of our lives. How do we answer the question: Why is Music Important? Read about five special areas that will answer this question.
Europe had an incredible "face lift" in the arts between the years 1600 and 1750. Everything from architecture, painting, sculpture, and music changed dramatically in both looks and sound. Read on to learn about the key changesin the arts of the Baroque era.
If you are a heavy or a larger person looking for your next mattress, you will need more than just the run-of-the-mill set to sleep on. This article will outline the steps necessary for you to take in order to choose the best mattress for heavy people.
Many times people confuse the word "Meter" with "Rhythm". This article will explain what meter in music can be best described as.........
A musical instrument is a great thing to learn. There are so many benefits for young and old alike. So, in this article I will talk about what would be the best instrument to learn.
There are scores and scores of fantastic music written for the concert band. This medium for performance has a great history through its composers. This article will explore some of the most Famous Concert Band Composers and their music.
Many people have a tendency to group various groups together into one for simplicity sake.This article will clearly outline and explore the many differences between a band and an orchestra.
The British Brass Band has a rich and long history in Europe as well as the United States going back to the 19th and 20th centuries. If you have never heard a good band of this type, read this article and listen to some of the great music they produce.
One of my passions is music, past and present. During the years as a middle school and high school teacher, my favorite topics would be about music history and rock music was very fun to teach.
Most great artists have great stories to tell about their success. The music of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer is no exception. This article will discuss their rise to fame and how their music lives on.
What better salute to a country’s flag than with a piece of music that reflects the patriotic message that it stands for. This article explores the National March of America: The Stars and Stripes Forever!
A great deal of time is spent listening to music without actually knowing what we’re listening to. This article will answer the question of What is”Timbre” in music?
With all the choices in music to listen to today, it's no wonder that many people shy away from music that they don’t understand.This article will give you helpful information so that you might say - Why not listen to classical music.
Through the efforts of the early pioneers of instrumental music the "Band" has changed throughout the years. This article explores these changes as we look at the evolution of the Concert Band.
Do we still use the same quotes that make you smile from years ago? Why do they make you smile? Good quotes don’t have to be funny to make you smile. They have to make sense first.
Form in music is the structure or “blueprint” of the composer. This article will show you how you can listen to music through the form and understand it better.
Harmony is the “meat and potatoes” of music. It's not always easy to hear harmony sometimes, but this article aims to help you identify different types of harmony.
If the consumer doesn't ask about of the mattress warranty, then they are missing out on what it is to protect your investment. This article will talk about what you don’t know about a ......
Rhythm is the “heartbeat“ to what we see and hear in music. This is very important as we learn how to listen to music through rhythm.
The melody is probably the most important and most complex element in music. This article will explore how to describe melody with explanation and a series of listening exercises to help understand the concept.
As we get older, our sleep habits as well as comfort level changes. This article will explain about the Adjustable Bed for the Elderly and how it can solve many problems including a healthier sleep.
This article will talk about the Amtrak Auto Train and how it works. Mixed in here I will share some of the things that just happen on a trip like this. Some fun and some not so much.
A day doesn’t go by when we are not exposed to some type of music. For many, learning music through listening is a goal. Read this article to learn How to Listen to Music as a Hobby.
Most if not all people like a real comedian. And most enjoy a true musician. When you combined the artistry of Comedy and Music, you get a Hilarious Duet! Read about three of the greatest comedic musicians.
“Taking a Knee” during the playing and or singing of our national anthem is a disrespectful act which gives our country a Patriotic Black Eye!
A major contributor to the problem of household allergies today is the ‘dust mite’. Read and learn How to Easily Reduce Dust Mites in Your Home.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could eliminate most of the frustration connected with purchasing a new mattress set? Unfortunately, it is sometimes a confusing and frustrating task. By following these Top 12 Tips for Buying a New Mattress you will achieve your goal and more.
About 72% of people sleep on their sides. This gives the mattress industry a number of comfort levels to produce for the consumer. This article will explore the best mattress for people who have back pain and also sleep on their sides.
Most people purchase and put their heads on a pillow with little thought to what it is supposed to do for them. This article will outline what is the best pillow for combination sleepers.
Music is the greatest art form to participate in. With the cuts in education today, music is one of the first to go. There are many opportunities to explore Music in Community.
Your mattress, or in most cases “mattresses”, are the most important items in your home. It is important to protect your investment in sleep. Read about Mattress Care: 10 Useful Tips!
The Community Band is a unique and special type of performance medium that has a great historical story. This article will explore the passion of the amateur musician.
Consumers today need to be aware of the misleading 'hype' that accompanies the sale of a mattress today. This article will explore several of the sales tactics mattress retailers use on the consumer.
Our sleep comfort level changes every 8 to 10 years. This is very important when we are talking about our older people. This article will outline what is the best mattress for seniors.
For years prior to 2001 most all mattresses were two-sided or "flippable". This article explores how the industry has changed over the years and in particular the Flip vs No Flip Mattress.
One of the most difficult things to do is choosing a mattress for a child. This article outlines steps to follow so that you find the best twin mattress for child.