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Here is a list of the best acoustic songs ever written. Acoustic music has come a long way over the years, so many are “oldies” and many are “newies.” We are basing this list off of historical album sales, the ever so objective factor of acoustic-ness, but mostly how easily they make us cry. They are mostly arranged in alphabetical order, by song – so make sure you check out the whole list! Feel free to give your input on suggestions, changes, discards, or songs we may have forgot about. Also, for those interested in a serious path to learning guitar, please see our trusted partner, Guitar Tricks:
Music has always been an excellent source of inspiration. Particularly if you are stuck with some problem you can’t find a workaround for, a beautiful song can give you a new perspective, let you see the problem from a different angle. And sometimes it’s just useful to make a break — for instance, watching some music videos.
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The Sacred Geometry Of Music by Andrew Lorimer Music uses the laws of vibration to manifest aurally what exists at the center of everything. Into our reality springs a non-visual harmonic law that is universal. The notes and intervals of music speak directly to the chakra centers and causes them to vibrate in harmony to the vibration of a string or vocal chords, speakers moving through the air, or the sound of someone’s lips making a farting noise through a metal tube. Music uses the laws of physics and mathematics to bring out an emotional response in the listener. The music of the Western world uses a mathematical system based on Twelve.
I was looking around on Twitter today for posts about songwriting today, (by the way, if you’re not following me, please do so by clicking the little blue bird at the top right hand corner of this page) and I came across a blog called Paul Nordquist’s Unruly Beast of a Song Blog and I instantly loved it so much that I had to add a link to this site, as well as write this post about one of his articles in particular. The post that caught my eye was titled “200 Useful Chord Phrases in C Major”. Here’s a little Excerpt from the post Wherever you need a phrase of music, just drop in one of these chord phrases. (One key tip: Use repetition; that is, use some of the chord phrases more than once. It helps your song hang together.)
Time is a precious commodity these days. If you or a member of your family wants to learn to play an instrument, formal lessons take time and money. YouTube can get you started playing an instrument like the guitar or piano with free online video lessons. This list of 100 free YouTube music lessons can help you learn to play an instrument at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. Piano 1.