Michael David Shaw


Piano Lessons Beginners For Adults With Easy And Modern Piano Instruction Systems And E Books

09th March 2009
For many people, being able to play the piano is a dream come true because not only does playing on the piano in a social gathering look elegant, it is a difficult art to master and is regarded as a great accomplishment, especially for the fairer sex. In ... Read >

What Are The White Piano Keys Called On A Keyboard?

30th December 2008
The first thing you need to memorise before playing the piano is the piano notes. What are they called? A standard piano keyboard has 88 keys on it including the black notes. The first notes to learn are the white notes, but how do go about learning the n... Read >

Arranger Keyboards and MIDI Bass Pedals

01st July 2007
Arranger keyboards such as the Ketron Auyda and the Roland G70 are becoming immensely popular, especially since the organ market is all but dead. The arranger keyboard will provide you with an automatic bass line, which is adequate for most keyboard playe... Read >

A Brief History Of Roman Music

18th June 2007
The Romans had little or no musical genius, and they were content to take their music, like every other artistic element of their national life, from the Greeks. The Greek was the child of nature, refined and educated through his own innate sense of beaut... Read >

Egyptian Music History

30th May 2007
When viewing the wall paintings and sculptures of the Egyptians, we are presented with another glimpse into early musical history. In Egyptian history, we find music at a similar level of development to that of the Assyrians, technically, that is, but als... Read >

The Electric Organ Has Been Replaced By Arranger Keyboards

27th May 2007
In recent years, electric organ sales have taken a battering at the hand of the mighty arranger keyboard such as the Yamaha Tyros. It's a shame because the electric organ can do everything a keyboard can do and more. In my opinion, the organ is also more ... Read >

Semi-Tones And Tones On A Piano, Organ And Keyboard

25th April 2007
Semitones and tones are distances from one key to another key on a keyboard. For example if we play middle C on the keyboard and then play the next white note to the right which is D then that distance is one tone. For those of you not familiar with a key... Read >