All This Time by Maria Mena

All This Time

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How Often Should You Tune your Piano? It is a popular idea that you need to tune your piano twice in the year. That has become the standard that is required to have a piano playing well. Most piano tutorial or any form of online piano lesson that you might have taken will probably have told you that you need to tune your piano two times every year. However it is now generally believed that a piano needs to be tuned four times in the year that is once during each of the four seasons. Now tuning a piano quarterly might seem like a daunting task but it will be worth it in the long run if you want to have a playing piano in perfect condition. This is because as your piano tutorial must have taught you a piano is basically a stringed instrument and like all other stringed instruments it has a tendency to stray off pitch. (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.
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All This Time

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Easy Ways to Clean and Maintain Your Piano Like every other object in this world your piano will serve you longer and stay in a better condition if a regular maintenance routine is followed. Piano tutorial advise that any Musical instrument requires care if they are expected to continue producing quality sounds. It’s important to know how to play piano but playing piano also becomes a much more pleasing experience both for the player and the hearer if the piano being played is in a good state. Hence especial care should be taken to see that your piano is cleaned regularly and the polish is maintained more so because the piano is a very delicate musical instrument. Among the various important things that these piano lesson require us to remember is that dust from a piano should ideally be removed with the help of a feather duster and not by means of a dry cloth. (More...)