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…

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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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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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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, the first string is the thinnest, it is located at the bottom. The top string, the thickest, is number 6.

Next, you need to learn the numbering of the fingers of your left hand. Usually, in notes or tablatures, it is indicated with which finger you need to hold a particular string. Continue reading

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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Should you be Einstein? "
(Tell me what you're listening to, and I'll tell you what your IQ is) You are young, you consider yourself advanced, night clubs are the best place to hang out…

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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…

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Music is good for the heart and blood vessels
Music is good for the heart Listening to your favorite music is good for the health of the heart and blood vessels, scientists from the University of Maryland have found,…

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