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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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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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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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 voice. It allows us to determine the mood of the person we are talking to, whether we can trust them, and much more. Nonverbal, that is, non-verbal, characteristics of speech sometimes give us much more information than spoken words.

Is it possible to say that someone does not have a musical ear? Of course not! Every person who has learned to speak independently has a musical ear. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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