Ear for music: myths and reality
Musical hearing is a set of abilities necessary for composing, performing, and actively perceiving music. Musical hearing implies a high degree of subtlety of perception of individual musical elements or…

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Music medicine
The healing effect of music on living organisms was noticed at the dawn of civilization. Pythagoras was the first to evaluate the therapeutic effect of sounds. By the way, he…

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How do I read chord fingerings?
Before you start learning to play the guitar, you need to remember the string numbering. Many novice guitarists think that the first string is the one on top. In fact,…

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When music cripples

For sure, this name will cause stable associations with rap or heavy metall among the older generation. “Alas” for them and “cheers” for fans of these styles: it is proved that the healing power of music is not related to its aesthetic value. It happens that a wonderful work from the point of view of a musicologist does not have any healing effect on a person. Moreover, there is music that can harm your health. Works that violate the laws of musical harmony, with uneven, intermittent rhythm, frequent dissonances negatively affect the cardiovascular system and breathing. There are cases when listening to such music led to cardiac arrest. Of course, complaints about rock music are largely justified. Continue reading

How can a drummer learn to play without a drum kit?
Novice drummers are not always ready to invest substantial funds in the purchase of a drum kit. However, the lack of a set at your disposal should not interfere with…

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Music and hypnotic state (p2)
The scientist concluded that a musical tempo equal to 60 beats per minute increases the so-called alpha activity of the brain, which is associated with relaxation, by 6%. At the…

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Singing increases life expectancy and saves from cancer
Swedish scientists At the University of Gothenburg have found that choral singing prolongs life. Singing along with yoga helps to control the state of the body and improve the work…

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The effect of music on water: the ennobling and destructive effects of sounds
Every moment a person is surrounded by millions of sounds of different keys and types. Some of them help him navigate in space, others he enjoys purely in aesthetic terms,…

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