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George Martin
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Themes

Technical Knowledge

George Martin started out his musical career playing tunes on his grandmother's piano. As a youth, Martin had very little technical training in Music. It wasn't until Martin was a teenager that he delved into the world of theory and technique. Up until that time, Martin had been playing by ear and could not read music.

Thanks to Sidney Harrison, Martin ended up attending the Guildhall School of Music, a well respected learning institution. Martin broke his bad technical habits at Guildhall and showed great promise. It was Martin's job at Parlophone, a division of EMI, that allowed to him learn and grow in his technical prowess regarding the recording industry.

Martin became an expert on recording classical music, his first love. Martin also went on to use his skills to record comedy albums, plays, movies, and finally, pop music. Although Martin often complained about the lack...

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