Music constructs the brain
Brain scans have allowed scientists to reveal how years of music practice change the brains of professional musicians. So, it was shown that the brain of musicians in certain areas…

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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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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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Monthly Archives: May 2018

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 also proposed the concept of “musical medicine”. The healing effect of music on the human body was noticed at the dawn of civilization. The use of musical art for therapeutic purposes is described in ancient papyri and the Bible. Music affects the human body comprehensively. While listening to music, the brain reacts to it by activating several areas. The processing of musical information is influenced by a person’s visual, tactile, and emotional experience. Continue reading

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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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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Music and hypnotic state (p2)
The scientist concluded that a musical tempo equal to 60 beats per minute increases the so-called alpha activity of the brain, which is associated with relaxation, by 6%. At the…

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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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