Baglama

Baglama

The baglama or saz (a type of plucked string instrument with a long neck) is popular in Ottoman classical music. It is also popular in Turkish folk music, Turkish Arabesque music, Transcaucasian music, and parts of Syria, Iraq, and the Balkan countries. In addition,...

Human Voice – Instruments

The human voice could be considered the earliest musical instrument. Similar to how no two human bodies are the same, no two voices have the same timbre and sound quality. Humans use the vocal tract to produce sounds such as talking, singing, laughing, sobbing,...

The Gramophone

A gramophone, originally known as a phonograph, is a device for mechanical recording and sound reproduction. The gramophone and the shellac record were both invented by Emil Berliner (1851-1921). The carbon microphone, which he invented at the same time as Hughes and...
5 Essential Tips for a Better Song Arrangement

5 Essential Tips for a Better Song Arrangement

How can you construct a good-sounding song arrangement that will capture the listener’s attention and effectively tell the story of a song? In this article, we’ll go over some important aspects related to the structure of electronic music that will help...

The Bagpipes – Woodwind Instruments

Bagpipes are a type of woodwind instrument that uses enclosed reeds fed by a constant reservoir of air. The latter resides in a bag. Its roots trace back to antiquity. Herdsmen had the requisite tools on hand: goat or sheep skin and a reed pipe. That’s why the...