A Praying Spirit by Karen Clark Sheard
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Why Need a Tuned Piano? Piano lesson, apart from guiding people how to play piano, also provides tips on the maintenance and upkeep of the instrument. Tuning a piano takes quite a lot of time and thus can’t be done regularly but it is very essential to keep the piano playing in a good condition. If the piano goes kaput, it will absolutely lose its resale value. The piano is quite complicated a device and if a part goes sub-par the overall quality of music gets hampered. The most evident symptom of a damaged piano is its out-of-tune strings. Piano tutorial advise not to get irritated with the jarring sound but rather try tuning the piano as that helps prevent serious damage. One must not wait for the piano to go out of tune but keep tuning it at regular intervals of time. A constant tension has to be mentioned in between the strings so as to ensure the well being of the various delicate parts of the piano that aren’t easily procurable and rather expensive to repair. (More...) Show video tutorial!
About the Artist
Karen Clark-Sheard (born Karen Valencia Clark on November 15, 1960) is an American gospel singer, songwriter, daughter of Gospel Legend Dr. Mattie Moss Clark, member of the pioneering, best-selling female Gospel-group of all time, The Clark Sisters, and mother of contemporary gospel singer and actress Kierra "Kiki" Sheard. . Sheard's multi-octave vocal range and dizzying vocal gymnastics with and without the legendary Clark Sisters have inspired a host of today's brightest pop divas such as Beyonce, Mariah Carey, and Faith Evans among others.Sheard rose to fame as a solo artist in the mid-90s with her groundbreaking classic debut, Finally Karen and has become one of the most respected musically inclined vocalists of her era. During the hiatus of the Clark Sisters, Sheard recorded her critically acclaimed and much anticipated solo album Finally Karen, which spawned her hit, "Balm in Gilead" (a re-recording of a song she originally recorded as part of The Clark Sisters back in the 1980s for their Heart & Soul album) the R&B-flavored "Just For Me" and "Nothing Without You" - a contemporary duet with R&B diva Faith Evans.