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Can anyone learn to play an instrument?

It’s a question we’ve all pondered over at some point or another: should I learn to play an instrument? For some people, musical talent seems to come naturally, while for others, the word ‘tonedeaf’ might spring to mind. But it’s not just our innate musical abilities (or lack thereof) that could be stopping us from becoming the next Beethoven – age and temperament may also affect our ability to learn an instrument. So, if you’re in two minds about whether you’re ready to start making music or quit while you’re ahead, here are some things to bear in mind.

Are we born with a musical ability?

While there have been studies to suggest that musical capacity is down to genetics, skills can still be learned. As instrument specialists Caswell’s Strings points out, some form of practice and instruction is still beneficial for development. Ok, so you may not have an instinctive grasp of musical structure or be able to tell the difference between an accelerando and an allegro, but that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Of course, some people will develop much quicker than others and reach higher levels of achievement, but even the most advanced musical mastermind still needs to put the work in.

Am I too old?

It’s commonly believed that the brain loses its plasticity as we age, making it difficult to learn something new. In this case, the well-known proverb ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ is false. In fact, the brain actually maintains its ability to adapt and respond to new experiences, meaning it’s never too late to start playing an instrument. Although you may not be able to pick it up as well as you would if you were learning as a child, it can still be done.

Do I have the right temperament?

When starting out, it’s important to bear in mind that becoming a skilled pro won’t happen overnight. Of course, we all want to sound like a prodigy from the get-go, but it’s just not realistic – you can expect a lot of squeaking, screeching and shrill notes in the first few months. Starting with the basics can be frustrating, especially for adults, but it’s necessary if you want to enhance your skills and see your ability play grow. It takes a lot of dedication and patience, but for those who are willing to put in the effort, it can be extremely rewarding experience.

At the end of the day it’s all about your dedication and passion for music. Weather you are an aspiring rock star who wants the party limo lifestyle or just someone who wants to learn and play music for themselves. Just remember if its  something you enjoy then you are more likely to succeed and become the musician you want to be.

Latest music news

Music is something which is very dear to us. We all love music, and there is always something for everyone. Above all the music and other things, there are some hot news which is happening in the music industry and the following are some of those.

Machine gun Kelly got booed on stage as he rapped his Eminem diss song:

The world was taken back when machine gun Kelly dissed the greatest rapper of all time. Eminem recently released a new surprising album kill shot where he dissed many rappers. The album had many brilliant lines but it did put a lot of rappers down and one among those was Machine Gun Kelly who went on to release a Eminem diss: the rap devil. MGK was reportedly booed while performing his Eminem diss track on the fall out boy concert.

The audience who saw this live are constantly commenting on social media. The crowd booed him off stage as he swore about Eminem on the stage. Now we clearly know who no to diss.

Taylor Swift has got a restraining order on a stalker:

It is reported that the stalker has told that he is the soulmate of Taylor Swift and that he wants to rape her. He has also said that he will not hesitate to kill her and there is nothing her lawyers can do about it. The lawyers are pretty much worried about the entire thing as they think that the stalker might actually go ahead and complete his threats.

 

Selena Gomez is happy to sing for a Bollywood film:

When Selena Gomez was asked if she would be willing to sing for a Bollywood film, she said that she would be happy to do it. She is quite popular for making hits like “Come and get it,” “Back to you,” “Bad liar,” “Wolves” etc.

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Ariana Grande remembers her ex-boyfriend:

The rapper Mac Miller was found dead in his apartment this September, and he used to date Ariana Grande. The couple broke up a few months back, and due to a drug overdose, Mac Miller passed away. Grande was blamed for the same, but there is pretty much nothing she could have done about it. She recently shared a black and white picture of the couple without any caption.

Elton John plays a tribute to Mac Miller:

Elton John, the veteran singer, pays his tribute to the rapper by dedicating a song named don’t let the Sun Go Down on Me. He said that he couldn’t believe that a man so young had to pass away so soon. He added, “Mac wherever you are now, I hope you are happy.” If you’re ever feeling depressed or suicidal then there are a lot of professional agency that can help with support. Also visiting your local home doctor can point you in the right direction

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin might get married the coming week:

The couple showed up at the courthouse last after arriving in a luxury stretch limousine, and they were taken to the executive offices for VIP treatment.

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