What I Think about Music
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
- Samuel Johnson
I like it!
Music, my favourite page. This is probably a good thing as I am studying to be a musician (as well as studying 3D digital design), and I play guitar. If you'd like to hear me play, press this button:
However, I mainly play classical guitar. If you'd like to hear me play something classical (warning: the mp3 file is about 1 meg!) then click here. And for an essay I wrote on how to buy a classical guitar, click here. (I've only bought one, but this is the way it seemed to me.)
(Note: The above recordings were made almost three years ago. I believe I have improved quite a bit since then and will make more recordings to replace those eventually. Unfortunately, I don't like microphones very much and I gave my micer to one of my guitar instructors, so it may be a while.)
I also compose a little. Here's a midi file of a piece I wrote:
The artists that I like (some classical some not) are (not in any particular order):
I may think of more later.
In my opinion, music is very important: it can effect our mood, our feelings, at times our opinions. It also, when truely listened to, stimulates the brain.
These Are Articles about Music...
Affinity for Music - why we can't get that song out of our heads...
Schimmel - Unusual Grand Pianos -
It's Not Magic, It's Music - interesting facts about music...
The 600-Year Concert - Well, the composer DID say it should be played "...as slow as possible..."
Sharon Isbin - Think Juilliard - she wrote the book on classical guitsr playing...
Ton Lehrer - Math Songs Concert
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