What is a Cajon and how it played

Cajon is actually a Spanish word which means a ‘Box.’ Its pronunciation is not like how it is written Cajon (Kajon) but ‘Ka-hon.’ ‘Jo’ is pronouncing like‘Ho.’

It is wooden square box and a percussion instrument which is originally from Peru. It is played with slapping the front wood board. It has six sides, all the five sides of this wood box made with thick wood but the front board which is the playing surface, made with thin plywood. A sound hole is made on the back side of the box.  It’s getting very popular among percussion musicians and available in various brands and price ranges. It is easy to carry and a comfortable musical instrument where the musician can sit on top of it and play easily.

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How to appear for International Music exams in India

Some people learn to play musical instruments for their hobby but some are seriously into it. Some learn it from the well known institute and some from private tutor. Those who are serious into music some of them appear for the exam and some are not. It’s the same case in learning with private tutor too. However, appearing in music exam not only provides you the Certificate but it checks you that how good you are into music. You can check your progress and have something to aim and focus for. Moreover, it brings discipline and right attitude about music which only brings positive result on your journey in music. So, those who are seriously looking music as their career should appear for exams. Now, how can you appear is what all about mentioned in this article. To provide you more details let me talk it step by step. Continue reading

Don’t confuse yourself when you are buying a musical instrument.

Sometimes we follow more to what other people say than listening to ourselves as what we really want. We just go by other’s words and buy a musical instrument which may not be our first interest. We may want to learn a Guitar but go and buy a keyboard instead. What follows next is that we may lose our interest from the instrument if we find little difficulties to learn it. So, the first thing one should do is to decide which instrument you really want to learn to play. If you feel guitar is the best for you then go for it and it goes same with other instruments too. You must give priority to your own interest rather than going by other’s experience and words. It is not necessary that what other finds it easy to play; you too may find it easier.  Continue reading

Fascinating musical instrument Violin

Violin is one of the most fascinating musical instruments in the world. It has always mesmerized people with its design and tone. It is a strings instrument which is played with the help of Bow. The technique of holding Violin is also unique; you have to hold this instrument between your left collar bone and chin to play it.  Though it is not as easy as it looks but with sheer practice, one can master the art of playing Violin. No surprise if you get attracted towards this beautiful instrument at your first sight. Such is the beauty of this small instrument that it can let you forget the world, once you start listening to it. This article is all about Violin, its history and constructions details. So, let’s have a look of its details.  Continue reading

Important guitar accessories you should have always

It’s a great feeling for a music lover to own an acoustic guitar. But there are few more accessories items which we often avoid to have it. These accessories items are very useful and some of items we must have it in our Gig bag. This article is all about the detailed explanations of acoustic guitar accessories and its uses. Why one should have it and how to use it, everything you can find in this article.

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