If Drums Were Lost
As a drum teacher I was asked recently by a student, what would it be like if there were no drums? It took me a minute or two to come up with an answer that could possibly explain the loss of what I do for an income/hobby, and more importantly what it would mean to music. It is hard to imagine life with out the rhythm we hear in our popular music. No rock and roll, blues, funk, disco, reggae, jazz as we know it as they all are rhythm based. It is almost unthinkable what the world itself would be like if the drums were gone…
PMR Music Contest 2018
It is a great opportunity for the potential, skilful, and creative singers to nourish their talent by performing in front of the whole world. Are you ready to participate in PMR Contest 2018?
Oscar Esplá – Music in Context
The music of Oscar Espla is little known in Spain, let alone elsewhere. He was born in Alicante in 1886 and died in Madrid in 1976, having lived in Barcelona, Madrid, Paris and, for several years, in Belgium as an exile. The ADDA auditorium in Alicante has recently presented a series of concerts of his music, a series that began with two concerts, by Pedro Carbone and Marisa Blanes, that presented the composer’s piano music. Oscar Espla’s style in not immediately unique, but soon reveals itself as a highly original, highly personal achievement. His music deserves wider recognition and many more performances.
From Baroque To Rock: The Surprising Similarities Between Classical And Modern Music
With every new generation, a new musical genre is developed. Usually, it’s accompanied by shouts of ‘turn that racket down!’ from every older person in the vicinity.
A Moab Music Festival Concert To Tell Some Japanese American History
The Moab Music Festival at Moab, Utah, will have a concert to help tell some of the history about Japanese Americans during World War II. The story of the concert is about a confinement site at Moab which held Japanese American prisoners during World War II.