Archive for December, 2010

How Long Should One Practise a Musical Instrument?

December 26, 2010

A German study looked at professional violinists and found out that before the age of 21, they had all practised an instrument for 10 000 hours. Given that the violin playing started at the age of 6 mostly, it makes an average of 666 hours a year. In round figures we can say that these […]

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What is a Guitar Playing Technique

December 19, 2010

As promised before – let’s dig a little deeper into the subject of practicing and this time I’ll express my thoughts about developing guitarists’ playing technique as this is a very important factor in successful guitar playing. Sometimes people say that one or another guitarist (or other instrumentalist or a singer or an athlet) has […]

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Guitar School – the Key to the Practical Guitar Playing now on

December 18, 2010

Kristo’s most successful guitar method (a combination of the webschool at and the tutor book) is now available at See the direct link to the book.

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