December, 2008

  • Playing the Piano - December 01, 2008 06:11 PM
    The piano is one of the most widely played instruments available, and rightfully so: it makes a wonderful accompaniment to other instruments, and can stand on its own as a solo instrument. Whether you want your child to start playing, or wish you’d never stopped your piano lessons years ago, the Web can help you find what you need to start tinkling those ivories.
  • November, 2008

  • Playing the Guitar - November 06, 2008 06:07 PM
    A solo classical guitarist, a slide guitar bluesman and a heavy metal lead guitarist may play wildly different types of music, but they share a common instrument: the good old guitar. The resources in this guide can help you learn how to play guitar, find guitar news and magazines, buy guitars and guitar gear, find guitar festivals and conferences, and get connected with the vibrant guitar community online.
  • April, 2008

  • Downloading Music - April 08, 2008 10:54 AM
    For a few years, it probably felt like you had a special secret: you could download music for free from the Internet. Now, the record industry has uncovered the “secret” of illegal downloading, shared by you and millions of others, and it is not happy. Fortunately, if you know where to go, you can avoid getting sued and still find plenty of music online. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.
  • March, 2008

  • Music Recording - March 03, 2008 12:04 PM
    Performing music has come a long since the time when you’d be lucky to hear a few songs from a traveling bard. Now, not only can you download a song in seconds, but you can also record your own music easily at home. Both individuals and bands can use the sites below to learn about the various technologies that will help them write and record music.
  • October, 2007

  • Songwriting - October 26, 2007 04:50 PM
    Whether you're aspiring to join the ranks of professional song writers or simply want to find an open mic at which to play your latest tune, a large and varied songwriting community exists to satisfy song writers of all skill and experience levels. The Internet contains a wealth of information applicable to everyone, from the dabbling novice to the meticulous expert.
  • July, 2007

  • Music - July 03, 2007 12:08 PM
    Whether you've got a passion for the classics or you're an indie rock addict, staying up to date with everything that’s going on in the music world can require real effort. Fortunately, the Internet can make your task a little easier. On it, you'll find tools for buying music, listening to music, discovering new music, and even making music. Or you can read all the available news and reviews, find bloggers who are writing about the music you love, and buy concert tickets. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.