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Musical instruments

All the musical instrument articles, guides, tutorials, and reviews at Higher Hz.

Kurzweil SP1 review

Kurzweil was once an industry leader, and while they are still very prominent, they maybe lack the mainstream coverage of some other brands. However, releases have focused on simplicity in recent years, with a great sound and simple workflow at the forefront.

This review looks at the 88-key SP1, an excellent example of the modern Kurzweil approach.

The 4 best ways to learn how to play piano in 2024

Learning to play the piano is a beautiful thing but often seems like a daunting task. The idea of dealing with 88 keys, harmony, melody, and rhythm in one instrument is enough to make beginners think that two hands aren’t enough. However, it doesn’t have to be too complicated as there are plenty of ways to learn. In fact, choosing the best way to learn might be the most crucial decision you make. Luckily for any budding pianists out there, I’m here to help steer you in the...

Kawai KDP75 review

I say it often, but it’s worth repeating: if a Kawai piano is within your budget, it’s worth serious consideration. In this Kawai KDP75 review, I’ll discuss how it sounds, feels, and looks. I’ll also talk about who it suits most and why it’s one of my best digital pianos under $1000.

Piano or guitar: What’s easier? What should you learn first?

When it comes to learning to play an instrument, people often don’t know where or how to start.

They don’t know if they have enough time, don’t know how to use the time they have, and don’t know which instrument to pick up.

That’s all very understandable; it can be a relatively daunting task, after all.

Kurzweil SP6 review

Kurzweil is a brand often associated with some of the most realistic-sounding keyboard pianos on the market. They may not be discussed as commonly as Roland, Nord, or Yamaha instruments, but they consistently deliver high-quality sound.

In this review, I’m looking at the SP6, a 16-part multitimbral, lightweight stage piano with a big sound.

Kurzweil KA130 review

Kurzweil is a brand that has been around for many years, producing some fantastic keyboards and digital pianos.

Far from being an entry-level piano, the KA130 is aimed at intermediate to advanced players. In this review, I will discuss what it has to offer, who it suits, and value for money.