How can I improve my drumming technique?
Every musician, regardless of their current level, strives to improve their technique. The drum kit is part of almost any band and the sound of all other instruments depends on…

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What is rock and roll, the history of rock and roll
Rock and roll Rock and roll literally stirred the youth of America in the mid-50s of the last century. And then the whole world. And while young men and women…

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Playing musical instruments is a "panacea" for dementia?"
California scientists have made really impressive conclusions about the beneficial effects of music on the human brain. In their unusual study, they found that playing musical instruments contributes to a…

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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

Playing musical instruments is a “panacea” for dementia?”

California scientists have made really impressive conclusions about the beneficial effects of music on the human brain.

In their unusual study, they found that playing musical instruments contributes to a significant reduction in the risk of dementia in older people — this was concluded by scientists based on their research.

So, based on the study, classes on various musical instruments reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s syndrome and other types of dementia by 36%! Continue reading

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Sergey Lemeshev-Great tenor of Russia (p2)
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When music cripples
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