Romance
"Music is the soul of poetry, it clarifies and opens it. It makes a poetic word deeper in meaning and easier to perceive. The spirit of music in the emotional…

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Is it possible to develop an ear for music?
We use a musical ear, and, very accurate, constantly. Without it, we wouldn't recognize people by their voices. But we can tell a lot more about our interlocutor by the…

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Singing roads 🎶
In a number of developed countries, there are so-called "music" roads. These are sections of the route with grooves of different depths, located (across the direction of the road) at…

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Why does the piano have 88 keys?

The standard piano has 88 keys: 52 white and 36 black. But who decided that this number would be the norm and why?

Before the invention of the piano, composers wrote music for the harpsichord, which has only 60 keys. This meant that all their works were limited to the five-octave range of this instrument.

Around 1700, Italian master instrumentalist Bartolomeo Cristofori decided that it was time to update the harpsichord, and came up with a new keyboard instrument with a percussion mechanism. Cristofori worked at the court of Ferdinando de ‘ Medici, where he was the Keeper of musical instruments. Continue reading

Music and color
Night. The fire of ritual fires, dance to the rhythmic beat of drums, the song of the shaman, heated movements of the body in bright clothes… Even in ancient times,…

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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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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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How to sit at the piano?
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to sit at the instrument correctly so that there are no problems with posture, technique, and sound production. When landing at the…

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