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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The sounds that feed the brain with energy (p1)
"Some sounds are just as effective as a couple of cups of coffee," says Alfred Tomatis, an outstanding French expert in the field of hearing research. This means that we…

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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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resonance

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 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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IMPACT OF MUSICAL SOUNDS ON ALL LIVING THINGS
Task: to study the effect of music on living organisms. "Music and plants... The connection between these words seems incredible at first. One of the pioneers of studying the effect…

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Types of singing voices
Many novice vocalists are often interested in the question of what their voice is and what it is called. Today we will try to understand this important and relevant topic…

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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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