John Lennon's Rock 'n' Roll is an insight to what inspired Lennon's songwriting and the artists that influenced him the most. The album is magnificent.
Some of the most famous and best guitarists in the world rely on the legendary Gibson Les Paul for their sound and style.
It was during the Classical period that the piano's popularity grew among composers and audiences alike. But how did it happen?
Beethovn's Fifth is the arguably most famous symphony of all time. But do you really know how it starts? And how much of the symphony do you know?
Facts about Stradivarius not generally known. Making decorated violins. Made violas, cellos, mandolins, guitars and harps. Thefts and mishaps—all contribute to Stradivari's fascinating life.
The piano was invented during the Baroque period, but why? What was the reasoning behind it, and what instrument did it essentially replace?
To the casual observer, art school would not seem like a good training ground for rock performers. Yet, many singers like Joni Mitchell and John Lennon first studied art before they became musicians.
The glam-metal era of the ‘80s spawned great guitarists, but also some underrated players who never got the recognition they deserved.
Most music trivia fans know that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV. But which videos were shown after that? Marshall Fish looks at some of them.
Music plays a huge role on the psychology of the audience as its rhythm, tone and pace leads to different and radical feelings and emotions.
In 1890, Debussy composed his famous "Suite Bergamasque," which included the beautiful piece "Clair de Lune," influenced by impressionist poets and artists.
George Harrison and Merle Haggard were two icons of 20th century music, and they both had huge impacts on our musical culture using Fender Telecaster guitars.
The Johnny Cash performance at Glastonbury 1994 in the UK, is considered a classic concert by all who witnessed it. Cash himself referred to it as a highlight of his career in his autobiography.
The Silk Road was an important means of cultural exchange. This hub explores the history of the Silk Road and how trade impacted developments in music between the cultures impacted on the Road.