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Melodica Review and Giveaway

Introducing the Melodica The melodica is a fun instrument with an interesting history.  It began when Mathias Hohner, a German musician and instrument inventor, traveled to Japan.  He heard the mouth organ called the “sho” and believed that he could improve on the design.  Through a series of trial and error, he was wildly successful.  […]

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Choosing a Recorder

Recently as we were shopping at the Dollar Store, I ran across not one, but two recorders in a package, encouraging parents to introduce music into their home. Great! Cheap recorders that won’t play in tune being introduced to children everywhere!Forgive me if that sounds harsh, but my own experience as a child with a […]

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