An amateur is, by definition, a lover of the craft. There is little to color the purity of intent and execution. Distractions like money, adulation, grading or winning. Is it not, then, more apt to center around the amateur rather than the professional? A professional is not approaching from a point of purity but rather […]
Or a factory worker? In essence the education of a classical performer is structured through repetition, instructions, and an organized system of grading and competition. Where, then, does the creativity come in to play? Perhaps this is in part why classical music struggles against an evolving world of media and entertainment. It is cloistered in […]
Guitar chords can range from easy to difficult, from beginner to advanced, and it is a good idea to start off with more manageable chords before you move on. Chords that are suitable for the begginner guitarist are sometimes referred to as “cowboy chords”. This name come from the fact that they are used so […]
This great lesson with guitarist Simon Powis takes you through two great connecting licks to use in your A minor progression.
If you have just downloaded Audacity and are wondering how to export your file as an Mp3, wonder no longer… Audacity does not export files to Mp3 format without the LAME encoder. This encoder is also free to the public and can be downloaded here: http://lame.sourceforge.net/ Once you have downloaded the files place them in […]