Category: Instruments

The clarinet – a star of many musical genres

The clarinet – a star of many musical genres

The clarinet – a star of many musical genres Let’s take a look at an instrument that is at once hot, cool, sleek, sassy, sophisticated.   It’s a master of classical music, and a star of jazz.  It’s at home with swing, the blues, or the symphony orchestra.   It has three distinct registers, each of which […]

Guzheng – Ancient Chinese Instrument

Guzheng – Ancient Chinese Instrument

Known as Chinese zither, Guzheng is one of the most ancient Chinese musical instruments. Guzheng has been a popular instrument since ancient times and is considered as one of the main solo instruments of Chinese traditional music. Japanese Koto as well as several other zither-like intruments are all derived from guzheng.  Guzheng is built with […]

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