Types of strokes. How to play staccato, Legato and non Legato
In the previous lessons, you have already learned how to sit correctly at the piano (link) and got acquainted with its device (link). Now the most pleasant part is the…

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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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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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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

Simple guitar chords
A chord diagram is a schematic representation of a section of the fretboard where the vertical lines are guitar strings and the horizontal lines are frets. The far left vertical…

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Music constructs the brain
Brain scans have allowed scientists to reveal how years of music practice change the brains of professional musicians. So, it was shown that the brain of musicians in certain areas…

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Exercises for voice
A few simple exercises will help rehabilitate the ligaments, even if you are a non-professional vocalist. Perform them daily 3-5 times, not forgetting about folk remedies and sea buckthorn oil.…

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The magic of music
"Music heals the soul and body" - this inscription can be seen on some Italian Renaissance instruments. The healing properties of music have been known for a long time. Even…

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