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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…
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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.
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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!
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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
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Musica Al Dente

Musica Al Dente, a classical music festival, will present a concert dedicated to the memory of the composer Giya Kancheli on October 2nd, 2020. The event will take place in Moscow, Russia. The concert will feature a pianist Polina Osetinskaya, clarinetist Julian Milkis and violinist Maxim Novikov. The Musica Al Dente festival will run until…
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Volynka is an ancient Ukrainian bagpipe. This music instrument was named after the region Volyn in Ukraine. Volynka consists of a goat skin air reservoir and metal or wooden pipes. There are two to four playing pipes. The main one has five to eight finger holes.
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Gudok, also known as gudochek, is an ancient Slavic 3-string music instrument. It’s a bowl-like lyre, played with a bow. Unfortunately, there is no authentic Russian gudok nowadays. All present instruments are replicas, made with genuine parts found in Novgorod, Russia.
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Evening with Celtic artists

The American Rogues are back on the stage! The famous Celtic band will be performing this coming Saturday at Stone Crop Acres Winery and Vineyard in Morrisburg, ON. The tickets for the “Evening with Celtic / World Artists - the American Rogues” are currently completely sold out, although there is an option to get on…
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Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues, also known as Rainha do Fado (“Queen of Fado"), was a popular Portuguese fado singer. She was born on the 1st of July, 1920 in Lisbon, Portugal. During her career, she often toured abroad, popularizing fado worldwide. Her strong yet beautiful voice was adored by many. When she died on the 6th of…
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Top 5 classic Portuguese songs

Uma Casa Portuguesa by Amalia. The song conveys an atmosphere of modesty, warmth, and love felt within a Portuguese home. Ai Se Ele Cai by Xutos e Pontapés. The band is so popular among the Portuguese-speaking people, that people started calling it the Portuguese Rolling Stones. Ó Gente da Minha Terra by Mariza. The song…
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Sounds of Quebec

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Sounds of Quebec has won at this month’s Music Video Underground Festival in the Best Documentary category. Congratulations to the Sounds of Canada team! To watch the episode, click on the link below
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