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 and hypnotic state (p1)
Hypnosis (Greek. hypnos-sleep) an Altered state of consciousness characterized by a narrowing of its volume and presumably a sharp focus on the content of the suggestion. The state of hypnosis…

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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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Meaning of sounds

Sound is one of the types of information that a person receives from the surrounding world in addition to information, in addition to other senses (vision, touch, smell). Since ancient times, people have been surrounded by sounds, and most of them were unconsciously associated with certain feelings and ideas. Some-with fear (roar, screams, animal howls) others, on the contrary, have to calm and relax (the sound of sea waves, the murmur of a stream, calm breathing, the rustle of trees, the singing of birds). Some sounds, known and ubiquitous, become neutral and commonplace, while new and unknown ones, on the contrary, cause alarm and confusion. Animals can easily distinguish threatening sounds from all others. Continue reading

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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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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At what age should I start learning to play the piano?
Playing the piano improves coordination, relieves stress, and improves brain plasticity. It doesn't matter if you start playing at 6, 14, or 65. However, some benefits are particularly important for…

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10 most difficult pieces for piano
You were given a life sentence and there is only a piano in the cell? Then we have something for you... from Liszt to Scriabin-10 of the most technically complex…

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