Hocketing and Pointillism in Electronic Music

Hocketing and Pointillism in Electronic Music

Hocketing   Hocketing is a compositional technique used to develop one long musical idea into a more interesting sequence by dividing it into shorter phrases and distributing them among instruments with similar sounds. The technique has proved to be effective...

The Duduk – Woodwind Instruments

The Duduk, a woodwind instrument, originated about a thousand years ago in what we know now as Armenia. Performances often present it in pairs. While the first player performs the melody, the second player plays a constant drone tone called “dum,”. The...

The Kaval – Woodwind Instruments

The Kaval is an end-blown flute that belongs to the family of woodwind instruments. It’s one of Europe’s oldest folk instruments. Prototypes of Kaval have existed since 3000 years B.C. The instrument is deemed to have come to Europe from Egypt, Syria, and...
Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

After learning the parts of the guitar, the name of each string, and your first few notes and melodies, the next thing beginners usually learn is their first couple of chords. That is, at least how I first learned to play guitar. If this sounds like you, we are here...