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The top 10 cloud storage platform takeaways from 2016

We've compiled the ten most important pieces of cloud storage advice from 2016, from implementing a hybrid cloud to choosing a data migration …

Top 10

Which Score to use?

If you are a beginner or an advanced player, the question which score to use is always an important topic.<p>The first instance to look at, which is …

Piano

Tutorial: Sightreading at the Piano | Cory Hall, pianist-composer

Tips for Improving Sightreading - How to Sightread Part 2

Piano Sight Reading Lesson Part 1 of 32

PIANO LESSONS - Sight Reading, And Why You're Not Good At It! (yet) 1 of 3

We Review 31 of the Best Free and Paid Piano VST Plugins

Music Production

Turn Your PC Into A Music Studio, Complete With Instruments

A few years ago, a music recording studio comprised lots of racks of electronics in order to allow musicians to create and edit tunes. Nowadays, you …

Music Production

What is Periscope and How Do I Use It?

Periscope, the live streaming video mobile app purchased by Twitter in February of 2015, has been the talk of the town since its official launch on …

Social Media

Periscope Pro Tips: What to Do Before, During and After the Broadcast

A handful of tips I’ve learned about successful Periscope broadcasts.It’s only been a handful of months since Periscope was launched into the public …

Social Media

Fabio Bidini, 'last teacher' to Colburn School's pianists, thrives 'inside the music'

Fabio Bidini strode into the rehearsal room and looked over the score.<p>"There is nothing passive in Mozart," he told student Jongyun Kim, who sat at a piano and struck the opening note of Piano Sonata No. 13. The door closed as Kim played on and Bidini spun into a one-man opera, dipping from tenor …

Piano

CBC Archives

• Shortly after Glenn Gould's death, CBS Records released his second recording of the Goldberg Variations, completed weeks before his untimely death. …

Why the mentor-musician bond is so important for classical pianist Yuja Wang

<i>Video produced by Abhi Singh and Joanne Jennings.</i><p>When Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony, works with precocious …

Flute

Understanding Audio-to-MIDI in Logic Pro X

Like most other modern DAWs, Logic Pro X has an Audio-to-MIDI conversion feature that lets you take an audio waveform and extract MIDI notes from it. …

The lost genius of Mozart's sister

“I am writing to you with an erection on my head and I am very much afraid of burning my hair”, wrote Nannerl Mozart to her brother Wolfgang Amadeus. What was being erected was a large hairdo on top of Nannerl’s head, as she prepared to pose for the Mozart family portrait.<p>It was that hairdo that …

Flute

András Schiff: why my Goldberg Variations do a dance with the devil

<b>The devil’s advocate:</b> On 22 August you will be performing JS Bach’s <i>Goldberg Variations</i> at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. Have you lost your wits?<p><b>András Schiff:</b> No, I certainly haven’t. The Albert Hall is a magnificent auditorium, very large but full of character, history and tradition. The …

Piano

András Schiff review – a spellbinding account of the Goldberg Variations

Royal Albert Hall, London<p>Schiff’s playing was buoyant and dazzling in a performance that underlined the cogency and integrity of his approach to this monumental work<p>Late-night solo Bach has been a feature of the Proms season, and after Alina Ibragimova’s survey of the violin sonatas and partitas …

Piano

6 Ways to Humanize Beats and MIDI Regions in Logic Pro X

Sometimes quantizing to 1/16 notes can sound boring and sterile. Whether you’re a beat maker or a composer/producer, limiting yourself to only 16 (or …

12 ways to get more out of Native Instruments Kontakt

<b>Since its launch back in 2002, Native Instruments' Kontakt has established itself as one of the most popular samplers on the market. With a huge</b> …

HugeDomains.com - ArtsAndAntique.com is for sale (Arts And Antique)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

A powerful version of the Studio One DAW is now free

The very fact that a tool is called a “digital audio workstation” rather than “music making software” tells you something. Historically, these have …

Software

Ableton Live Tutorial: Breathing New Life into Sample Loops

<i>In this tutorial, Dubspot’s Rory PQ shares his method of converting audio to MIDI and breathing new life into sample loops. Included is a FREE</i> …

10 Hidden Gems in Ableton

Ableton Live is a versatile DAW, and one of its biggest strengths is how quickly you can manipulate audio and MIDI within it. However, there are …

Ableton Live Tutorial: The Inside Track Part Two

<b>Our new Ableton Live Tutorial continues with a look at the basics of launching clips and how to program a simple beat</b><p><b>The Basics of Launching Clips</b><p>1: …

Ableton Live – The Ultimate Guide: Part One – The Inside Track

<b>Ableton Live’s popularity continues to grow, and if you’re a recent convert and want to get a quick handle on it you’ve come to the right place, as</b> …

Music Production

Melodyne Plugin Audio to MIDI Guitar Example

A Beginner's Guide to Using Periscope

If you haven't downloaded Periscope to your phone, you're missing out. This little gem lets you "spy" on others from around the world, catching a glimpse inside their private lives. It's voyeurism at it's most entertaining!<p><b>The concept is simple:</b> you broadcast a live video stream anytime, anywhere …