Yearly Archives: 2017

Romantic Era in Music (1780-1910) and Iconic Composers

[caption id="attachment_2742" align="alignnone" width="300"] Romantic Era in Music[/caption] The romantic era in music is generally taken as being the better half of the 19th century. This is the period that the composers express themselves more with artistic, philosophical and literary themes. This period also saw the expansion...

Why is Music Education Important for Youngsters?

[caption id="attachment_2736" align="alignnone" width="300"] Why is Music Education Important for Youngsters?[/caption] The effect of music on the human mind is undisputed and has been documented from time immemorial. Scientists say the human psyche is hardwired to appreciate music. They have documented the different effects that music can...

How to Move Your Piano Safely

[caption id="attachment_2698" align="alignnone" width="300"] How to Move Your Piano Safely[/caption] Holiday is here, and for sure many of the families would love to have a piano before the Christmas.  For those who are intending to move a piano themselves, the saying “Pianos are difficult to move to...

China’s piano music summary

[caption id="attachment_2695" align="alignnone" width="300"] China's Piano Music Summary[/caption] Although historically the piano has been associated with Europe and the west, it has become a leading musical instrument in China over the years. Pianos were initially destroyed as being part of a symbol of the capitalists. But today, an estimated...

6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly

[caption id="attachment_2486" align="alignnone" width="300"] 6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly[/caption] The holidays are just around the corner and what is your new year revolution for piano practice?  Do you feel like your piano skills have stagnated no matter how long you practice? Indeed, there...

How music impacts our lives

[caption id="attachment_2404" align="alignnone" width="300"] How Music Impacts Our Lives[/caption] Music is an integral and powerful tool in our day to day lives.  Although we rarely acknowledge the impacts it has in our lives, it has the power to communicate, change moods, and give perspective. It has the...

How and Where to Sell Your Piano

[caption id="attachment_2385" align="alignnone" width="300"] Thinking to sell your piano?[/caption]   As a prized possession with an emotional attachment, a piano is a tricky item to sell. You watched your children learn Bach on it, you played it for calm in troubled times and you entertained guests on it....

A-Geyer Piano Brand – A Product of Passion and Expertise

[caption id="attachment_2350" align="alignnone" width="300"] German Designed piano since 1877[/caption] What goes into making the ideal piano? For A-Geyer, it takes passion, expertise, and over a decade of experience studying the best piano practices from all over the world. A-Geyer pianos have been setting the standard in the...

9 Reasons Why Adults Should Learn to Play the Piano

[caption id="attachment_2334" align="alignnone" width="300"] adult piano lessons[/caption] Research has shown that eight out of ten adults who never learned to play any musical instrument, such as a piano, wish they had. It is never too late for anybody, even adults in their 60s or 70s, to learn...

Has Your Piano Been Damaged by Water?

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, several piano owners have to contend with instruments damaged by water in differing extents.   A piano suffers water damage if the water level rises beyond the piano case.  The piano becomes hard to restore if the strings action and soundboard...

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