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Women Composers You Should Know About: Part One
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Women Composers You Should Know About: Part One

This Women’s History Month, we honor women of the past and present by acknowledging their accomplishments, struggles and hard work to attain sometimes the barest recognition from society. Women composers are particularly absent from the spotlight; however, they have gained increased visibility in recent years. New Hampshire-born Amy Beach is perhaps the most prominent female composer in American history. She enjoyed a fair amount of recognition by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in her lifetime. Our sheet music collection at Johnson String Instrument includes music by countless other past and present women composers. Below is our first installment exploring these pioneering women and their exciting compositions. Rebecca Clarke Image Source REBECCA CLARKE (August 27...
Why These Are The Best Acoustic Guitar Under 500$ ?
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Why These Are The Best Acoustic Guitar Under 500$ ?

Having 500$ in your pocket. You suddenly decide to buy a guitar for you. Or your child, friend. But you don’t want to waste the money, and also want the best acoustic guitar for the money. While you can spend more than 500 to get the best one. But it still possible to grab a great one in 2020. So hit it. Our top picked the best acoustic guitar under 500. Be aware, with this particular page, we’re simply taking a look at steel-string acoustics. To get nylon-stringed versions, don’t forget to take a look at our informative article about the Popular guitar of all time. Let us test out them! Before that one of my mate suggest this one recently. You can check this out.    [azonpress_comparison id=”1″] Alvarez 6 String Acoustic-Electric Guitar. ...
The Second New England School: Composers of Victorian Boston
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The Second New England School: Composers of Victorian Boston

In addition to Johnson String Instrument, Boston is home to a vibrant array of ensembles and musicians as well as numerous institutions of higher education in music. Classical music in Boston—and the U.S.— owes much to a small group of 19th-century Boston composers known as “The Second New England School”. These composers were John Knowles Paine (1839-1906), Arthur Foote (1853-1937), George Chadwick (1854-1931), Edward MacDowell (1860-1908), Horatio Parker (1863-1919), and Amy Beach (1867-1944). The First and Second New England Schools The “First New England School” developed during the American Revolution. It consisted largely of self-taught hymn composers like William Billings. Their rustic styles ignored the stringent rules of European music theory. The Second New England School, by...
Boss SE-50 The Best Multi-Effects Processor
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Boss SE-50 The Best Multi-Effects Processor

Boss is a manufacturer of electronic musical instruments and accessories based in Japan. The company is a subdivision of Roland, one of the largest producers of musical instruments in the world. Over the years, Boss has released a number of popular products, ranging from guitar distortion pedals to drum machines and samplers. One of its most enduring products, which is still widely used today despite having been first released over two decades ago, is the SE-50 multi-effects processor. The SE-50 was the first half-rack multi-effects processor created by Boss and was specially designed with guitarists in mind. The effects unit is outfitted with an array of effects typical of such units, including distortion, chorus, and flanger. Boss SE-50 Multi-Effects Processor. ...
Cordoba Guitars: A Brief History, Instruments, and Popular Models
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Cordoba Guitars: A Brief History, Instruments, and Popular Models

You likely have heard the name Cordoba Guitars being synonymous with high-quality nylon strung acoustic guitars. We’d love to share a bit more detail about the company and which models and instruments to consider when you are ready to purchase your next guitar or ukulele. A Brief History of Cordoba Guitars Based in Santa Monica, California, Cordoba Guitars was founded by Tim Miklaucic with the vision of bringing the nylon string guitar to as many people as possible.  One of the ways they achieve this mission is by offering expressive and beautiful hand made instruments at affordable prices for students and professionals alike.  With models designed by such master builders as Kenny Hill, Edmond Blöchinger, and Pepe Romero Jr., Cordoba instruments are made with a high level of d...
Despacito Guitar Chords and Lyrics by Luis Fonsi
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Despacito Guitar Chords and Lyrics by Luis Fonsi

[Intro] Ay… Fonsi Oh oh… Oh no, oh no… Oh… Yeah… Dididiri Daddy Go! Despacito Guitar Chords Tutorial. Bm G Si, sabes que ya llevo rato mirándote D A Tengo que bailar contigo hoy(DY) Bm G Vi, que tu mirada ya estaba llamándome D A Muéstrame el camino que yo voy (oh) [Verse 1] Bm G Tú, tú eres el imán y yo soy el metal D Me voy acercando y voy armando el plan A Solo con pensarlo se acelera el pulso (oh yeah) Bm G Ya, ya me está gustando más de lo normal D Todos mis sentidos van pidiendo más A Esto hay que tomarlo sin ningún apuro [Chorus] Bm Despacito G Quiero respirar tu cuello despacito D Deja que te diga cosas al oído A Para que te acuerdes si no estás conmigo Bm Despacito G Quiero desnudarte a besos despacito D Firmo en las paredes de tu laberinto A Y ha...
#1 History Of The Yamaha Guitar
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#1 History Of The Yamaha Guitar

The Yamaha guitar has been around for over 60 years and the company itself for over 100 years. In 1887, Torakusu Yamaha made his first reed organ and began taking orders to make more. In 1897, the Nippon Gakki Co. Ltd. was founded with Torakusu as president of the company. For the next 40+ years, Yamaha’s company made organs, pianos, harmonicas, furniture, phonographs and finally their first acoustic guitar in 1942. In 1965, a year after The Beatles made their legendary Ed Sullivan Show appearance, Yamaha began production of solid body guitars. In 1966, they started to make the electric bass as well. By the 1970s, Yamaha started to grab the attention of major artists such as Carlos Santana and Bob Marley because of the instrument’s great quality and design. The Yamaha guita...