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Before the Jukebox

Coin-operated music boxes and piano players were the first forms of automated coin-operated musical devices- preludes to the modern day jukebox. These instruments used paper rolls, metal disks, or metal cylinders to play a musical selection on the instrument, or instruments, enclosed within the device. In the 1890s these devices were joined by machines which

By |2016-04-30T02:56:30+00:00September 24th, 2014|Categories: Piano Lessons in Brooklyn|Comments Off on Before the Jukebox

Learn Music by Ear or Sheet Music

There has long been debate amongst musicians over whether it is better to learn music by ear or through the use of sheet music. In the West, learning by ear is associated mostly with folk or rock music, but in many countries around the world classical traditions lack a history of musical notation and are

By |2016-04-30T02:44:40+00:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: Music|Comments Off on Learn Music by Ear or Sheet Music