Laurie Dallaire

Music would not be the same without the invention of the synthesizer. It had a great influence on its evolution and it also created some of the music styles we listen to today, such as Hip Hop, Pop and Electronic music. When we listen to the radio, most of the sounds in today’s music are created by synthesizers or samplers. As far as we know, the first voltage-controlled synthesizer to be built is the Electronic Sackbut, invented by Hugh Le Caine. Read More



 Heidi Janelle

Since the beginning of time, music has made the world go round. Music has been going on for a very long time, centuries, but it has become such an important part of our lives. With all the technologies, people can listen to it wherever they go. Playing a musical instrument is a hobby, or a passion for so many people around the world. For pianist Jan Lisiecki, it is a lot more than a passion. It has become a way for him to escape the real world and transport himself into another world. What other benefits does playing music have on human beings? Why should children, teenagers, and adults start playing a musical instrument? There are probably a lot more reasons than what you might think. Read more




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