Recent Posts by admin

Taste the Diversity

What are the benefits of a banana peel? Why were pyramids builders paid with a coriander beer instead of money? Why are vampires afraid of garlic? Why did Ukrainian unmarried girls eat dumplings with hot pepper? Why is food divided into warming and cooling categories in Iran? And many more surprising facts and culinary traditions…
Read more

Crazy Canuck Collections

Have you already had a chance to watch the documentary series “Crazy Canuck Collections”? Each of the 10 episodes is about an unusual collection, and the person behind it. On Crazy Canuck Collections’ website, you will find the webisodes about people who collect Titanic artifacts, Japanese drawings, tin soldiers, ladybug figures and more. Enjoy the…
Read more

ECG Productions’ YouTube Channel

Watch Sounds of Canada on YouTube now! Subscribe and don’t miss a single episode anymore! The link to ECG Productions’ channel on YouTube is below: ECG Productions’ YouTube Channel
Read more

Town of Aurora Concert Series

The American Rogues will be on stage on Thursday, October 7th, in Aurora, ON. This is their second time performing at the Colours of Fall Concert. Due to the limited capacity, residents must pre-register in advance for this event.
Read more

Olympic Hymn

Did you know that the Olympic Hymn, also known as the Olympic Anthem, was performed for the first time in 1896 at the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece? The choral cantata of the Olympic Anthem was written by opera composer Spyridon Samaras, while the lyrics were written by Kostis Palamas. In 1958, at the 54th…
Read more


Great news for all the fans of the American Rogues! The band will be performing at the FESTIVAL des TRADITIONS du MONDE on Sunday, August 15th. This is their 9th year in a row being asked to perform at this amazing festival, which takes place in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The American Rogues have two shows on…
Read more


A banjo is a stringed instrument with a thin membrane, made of plastic or animal skin, stretched over a frame to form a resonator. It was originally used in African-American traditional music and the folk culture of rural whites, later it was frequently used in traditional jazz. There are two techniques: “rolls” and “drones”, associated…
Read more

Interesting Facts

Flutes made of bones that date back 7,000 to 9,000 years were found in the Jiahu site of Central Henan province of China. A new category of musical instruments, electrophones or electronic instruments, was created in the twentieth century. Musical sounds are organized into patterns that have pitch and rhythm. The number of times the…
Read more

Tin Whistle

A Tin Whistle is a Celtic woodwind instrument with six holes. It’s one of the simplest of musical instruments, in physical terms. The first mass-production of tin whistles was set up in the 1840s by Robert Clarke, while the earliest examples of bone whistles dating from the 12th century were found in Dublin, Ireland.
Read more

The American Rogues’ new album

Great news for all American Rogues’ fans! The band is currently working on a music video in support of their new album “The Hammer”. Stay tuned for more updates!
Read more

Quiz «Classical Music”

Classical Music If you can answer all these questions without someone else’s help or Googling, then you are definitely a classical music expert!Let’s see what your score is!  Start Quiz Question Your answer: Correct answer: Next You got {{SCORE_CORRECT}} out of {{SCORE_TOTAL}} Your Answers
Read more

Recent Comments by admin

No comments by admin yet.

Click to access the login or register cheese