All This Time by Maria Mena
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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
Maria Viktoria Mena (born February 19, 1986) is a Norwegian pop artist. Maria Mena was born into an artistic family. Her mother wrote plays and her father Charles was a drummer. Both Maria and her brother Tony are named after characters from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. Her father played in several bands in Oslo, which influenced Mena towards music. When Mena was nine years old, her parents divorced. She suffered from depression and developed an eating disorder. Her mother is Norwegian while her father is Nicaraguan. When Mena was 13 years old, she moved to live with her father. She sang and wrote lyrics as a form of therapy for her feelings and frustrations. Not all the stories in her diary became songs, but "My Lullaby" was one of them, expressing her pain from her parents' divorce. After pleading with her father to make a demo, he got her put up with some of his contacts in the music industry to record Mena's songs. Then he presented his daughter's demo to several record companies. Sony Music signed Mena to their label.