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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 to take low notes?
Most vocalists don't pay enough attention to getting their voice to take low notes clean and deep. However, if your specialty is jazz or pop vocals, low notes will help…

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Singing increases life expectancy and saves from cancer
Swedish scientists At the University of Gothenburg have found that choral singing prolongs life. Singing along with yoga helps to control the state of the body and improve the work…

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Teaching adults to play the piano: how to keep motivated?

For students who start learning piano in childhood, the question of motivation is not worth it: parents, teachers and annual exams do not allow you to relax and throw classes. Adults have to constantly look for an incentive to find time, energy and money for regular rehearsals.

Here we have collected 5 tips that will help you stay motivated at all stages of training.

Play what you like
Before you decide on your repertoire, list your favorite genres, groups, and performers to the teacher. Continue reading

How can a drummer learn to play without a drum kit?

Novice drummers are not always ready to invest substantial funds in the purchase of a drum kit. However, the lack of a set at your disposal should not interfere with your progress. The main thing is to use a creative approach! In this material, we have collected 5 ways to rehearse almost anywhere.

You may have a question: will these classes be effective? Isn’t this contrary to common sense?

Not contradict. The fact is that learning to play the drums consists of two main elements: Continue reading

Types of strokes. How to play staccato, Legato and non Legato

In the previous lessons, you have already learned how to sit correctly at the piano (link) and got acquainted with its device (link). Now the most pleasant part is the contact with the keyboard.

At first glance, there is nothing difficult about putting your hand on the piano. But in fact, even at this stage, there may be errors that are better to eliminate immediately. To avoid deflection of the fingers, place the handle in the center of the palm, thus forming a dome of the hand. This is the most correct and natural position of the hand to play the piano. 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 certain age groups.

This short article explains why the ideal time to start classes is right now!

1. Preschoolers and primary school students

So far, there is no better way to develop concentration and coordination in a child than learning to play the piano. Continue reading

How do I learn to sing in a speech position?

Often, vocalists who learn to sing on their own do not use their vocal muscles correctly. Because of this, they have all sorts of clamps, sore throats, and tension in the muscles that should not participate in singing. This video presents exercises that will help you learn the capabilities of your voice, identify a comfortable sound zone, and allow you to be in a speech position while singing.

Exercise ” Emotions»
Try to say any word, for example, “Hello”, with different emotional content: joy, sadness, anger, determination, surprise, and so on. Continue reading

Sergey Lemeshev-Great tenor of Russia (p2)
This is a great film, and, of course, the participation of the famous singer contributed to its success in many ways. Lemeshev is gifted with a voice of exceptional beauty…

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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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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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The sounds that feed the brain with energy (p2)
You come into this world with the ability to perceive a wide range of sounds, with the ability to perceive sounds with a frequency from 16 Hz to 20,000 Hz.…

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