Musical instrument

The oldest musical instrument in the world

Researchers discovered an ivory flute at least 30 000 years old in a cave of the Swabian Alb. Back at a time when Neanderthals and humans lived in Europe and the Ice Age ruled at the same time, our ancestors…

When is it wise to learn a musical instrument?

Listening to music is one thing, creating music yourself is completely different. In a parental home that is filled with music, where children like to sing songs and dance to music, at some point the thought arises of how beautiful…

Practicing properly musical instruments

Whoever learns to play a musical instrument knows how strenuous practicing is. But we have good news for all those suffering: practising alone does not necessarily lead to more skill. Instead, two experts explain how to practice properly and what…