Tag: instruments

  • On Stage

    Since the beginning of mankind, music has been very much a part of our lives. The ability to beat out a simple sound on drums or to whistle a tune, hum or sing has brought a sense of enjoyment to people all around the world for many thousands of years. The fact that this one simple delight can be found in its various forms in virtually every national group and corner of the ...

  • Bluegrass

    Bluegrass was shifted into the spotlight with the release of the Coen Brothers film 'O Brother, Where Art Thou'. Despite the use of Bluegrass music that saturated its soundtrack, the film itself was set in the depression, a time period when it was unlikely that Bluegrass was played. Although it is difficult to say exactly when Bluegrass was created, many agree that it started after World War ...

  • World Music

    Regional music refers to music that has specifically developed in a particular area and is played mostly in that native region. The music will often feature instruments unique to that area.

  • Equipment

    The instrument you play and activities you are engaged in will affect the equipment you require. Acoustic instruments require very little equipment. In the case of an acoustic guitar it may just be a plectrum. Electric instruments will require equipment such as cables, amplifiers, monitors and so on.