Four stories of love and the trials and tribulations that accompanied them in these famous composers’ lives. Don’t (exactly) take this advice.
Tag: music history
An in-depth look at the historical foundations and the compositional development of the étude, and why musicians still use them today!
A historical look at the work and legacy of Philadelphia lawyer turned composer for early American politicians, Francis Hopkinson.
You’ve likely come across one of these terms, but which was it? We had no idea they were all different until now… Learn more here!
Here’s our rundown of eight of the most exciting new artistic voices in American jazz music in 2021. Enjoy!
Listening back to David Bowie’s 1977 albums “Low” and “Heroes” gives both producers and songwriters ideas of how to experiment in the studio.
We invited master French ondist Christine Ott to talk about her beloved instrument through 7 of her favorite pieces written for it.
Honoring the great 19th century French symphonic composer who still to this day, hasn’t gotten her fair share of acclaim.
In this Guest OpEd, we explore the plethora of ways Chuck Berry tackled race and societal issues with humor and relatability in his lyrics.
In this lesson, courtesy of Soundfly’s The Music of Boy Bands, author Maria Sherman reveals the history and origin of the “boy band” sound.