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Rehearsing After Recording

The great classical guitarist Andres Segovia did not record a song that hadn’t been played on stage for five years. Think about all the issued that were decided by the time he set foot in the studio: fingerings, articulation, tempo, instrument model, dynamics – all the elements of interpretation and technical performance have been settled.  Read More »

Maxims for Recording Sessions

Studio Exam Week is into overtime. Candidates are recording and selecting their takes in advance of their exam entries by video-recording. Here are some maxims and commonly heard phrases. Focus on making the best music you can. Read More »

Recording Session Tips

Invite only the essentials. Too many people at the studio can create unintended distractions, awkward moments and unnecessary stress. It’s the opposite of the more, the merrier. Read More »

Fourth of July Music

Music for Fourth of July celebrations in the United States could include the National Anthem, Star Spangled Banner, as well as other patriotic songs, such as God Bless America. Read More »
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