All This Time by Maria Mena

All This Time

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What is a piano? A musical instrument with a keyboard as its main part played by the means of the keys of the keyboard is known as a piano. This instrument ranks among the most used and most well known musical instruments through out the world. The use of the piano is especially rampant in any form of classical Western music. The instrument used to be the most common musical instrument to be found in 18th and 19th century homes and playing piano used to be the regular form of entertainment. In modern times the piano is regularly used for performances and ensemble employment. It is also a regular as an accompaniment for the contemporary music being produced today. Recently, it has become more of a fad to take piano lesson. Playing piano is also known to aid music composition and rehearsal and hence the piano is popularly used for these purposes. (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

Did you know?

What is a piano? A musical instrument with a keyboard as its main part played by the means of the keys of the keyboard is known as a piano. This instrument ranks among the most used and most well known musical instruments through out the world. The use of the piano is especially rampant in any form of classical Western music. The instrument used to be the most common musical instrument to be found in 18th and 19th century homes and playing piano used to be the regular form of entertainment. In modern times the piano is regularly used for performances and ensemble employment. It is also a regular as an accompaniment for the contemporary music being produced today. Recently, it has become more of a fad to take piano lesson. Playing piano is also known to aid music composition and rehearsal and hence the piano is popularly used for these purposes. (More...)