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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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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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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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Music and color

Night. The fire of ritual fires, dance to the rhythmic beat of drums, the song of the shaman, heated movements of the body in bright clothes…

Even in ancient times, people felt that music and color were magically connected and tried to find this connection.

In the seventeenth century, the great physicist Isaac Newton imposed a light spectrum on the musical octave: the note “do” corresponded to red, “re” – purple, “mi” – blue, “FA” – blue, “Sol” – green, ” La “- yellow, ” si ” – orange.After that, many scientists continued their research. The Russian composer A. N. Scriabin, who had a naturally colored ear, built his spectrum in which the note “do” denoted red, “re” – yellow, “La” – green, “mi” and “si”- blue-whitish, “FA” – bright blue, “salt” – orange-pink. Continue reading

Music that heals the soul and heals the body

As you know, music can have a healing effect on a person. Well-chosen melodies are able to get rid of depression, set up a positive mood, arrange for purchases, and even… grow your hair. Since ancient times, the melody has been an integral part of various kinds of celebrations, as well as for religious processions. For example, during the funeral service of the deceased, it was believed that music helps to get rid of grief and ease the suffering of loved ones. So, already in the XVII century, some scientists began to put forward hypotheses about the healing effects of music therapy. A little later, the famous doctor Linnek created the theory that the melody, depending on the rhythm, can affect a person in different ways. Continue reading

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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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…

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Playing musical instruments is a "panacea" for dementia?"
California scientists have made really impressive conclusions about the beneficial effects of music on the human brain. In their unusual study, they found that playing musical instruments contributes to a…

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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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