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Weighing the Benefits of Weighted Keys on Your Keyboard

Although most modern keyboards come with spring-loaded keys, which means that they will return to their usual horizontal position after you have released pressure from them, a typical digital piano will have weighted keys instead. If you are a novice who is just starting out with keyboard playing, then either system will be suitable. However, as you progress, you may find it preferable to opt for one or the other. Which approach is best for you and what are the pros and cons of choosing a keyboard with weighted keys? Read More 

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New Instruments, New Pedagogical Technique and Other Advances in Music

Humans have been making music for as long as they have existed. In fact, you could easily argue that humans (just as many other animals do) made music before they even evolved into being humans. However, although it is older than ancient, music keeps evolving and changing. Humans are always driven to make new sounds in new ways. Hi, my name is Caitlyn, and I love music. I also love to see what's new and interesting. To help me organise my thoughts, I decided to create a blog. In this space, I am going to post news, facts and ideas relating to a range of musical concepts with a focus on the new and exciting.

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