Archive for September, 2011

Experience New Years Eve’s Rhythm And Vines Music Festival

The great Rhythm And Vines Music Festival is something you want to experience live, in order to ring in the New Year the way it should be brought in. You are going to love being around the crowd, as this outdoor event brings in the biggest stars, the best music, and the ultimate musical celebration [...]

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Paul Winter Consort Gives Influencing Exposure To The Koto

By virtue of his Grammy Awarding winning album, Miho”Journey To The Mountain, Paul Winter and his consort have opened the door of exposure to a very unique genre of oriental music, especially focusing on a Japanese musical instrument, the koto. The Koto is a 13-string musical instrument made of wood with plastic or silk strings. [...]

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Romantic And Traditional Japanese Koto Music

The Japanese koto is a large wooden stringed instrument. It looks curved, and very simple. It’s played with picks worn on the fingers, similar to those used in playing the guitar. The pressure of the pics, combined with unique hand movements that press on the other strings make a very unique sound. According to historians, [...]

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Annual Rhythm And Vines Music Festival In New Zealand

The annual Rhythm and Vines music festival is a musical festival held at Waiohika Estate vineyard in New Zealand. This festival first started in 2003 by three students of the University of Otago. They started the Rhythms and Vines festival because they wanted to hold a safe and fun new year-s event for people that [...]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011