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    10 Great Arpeggios for Left and Right Hand

    Arpeggios (broken chords—that is, chords played one note at a time) are great devices to use as an accompaniment for a singer, or as runs between the main melodic phrases of a tune. Everyone who takes piano lessons learns how to play them, but usually in a pretty basic fashion that’s kind of predictable and lacking color. In this article, we’ll explore ten ways of making arpeggios more interest…

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    The Yamaha Disklavier ENSPIRE™ Essentials Kit

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    Seven Tips for Playing Bass in Your First Band

    A starter checklist to get you ready for the big time.

    The Basics of Bass EQ

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    5 Tips for Playing 5-String Bass

    Here’s how that extra string can make you a better player.

    Yamaha Guitars at 2022 NAMM: A Preview

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    10 Songs to Pump Up Your Workout Playlist

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    The 10 Best Musician Biopics to Stream

    Musical feasts for the eyes and ears.

    Dedication to the Craft

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    Going Electric

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    What Is a Fractional Size Violin?

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    Give your child the opportunity of a lifetime.

    How to Prepare Your Child for School Orchestra

    Navigating the first journey into musicianship.

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