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 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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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.…

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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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 same time, the same musical tempo reduces the beta activity of the brain, which is primarily associated with activity and wakefulness. In General, when music with a tempo equal to 60 beats per minute, a person has a meditative relaxed state of consciousness.

So, playing with musical frequencies, a DJ can plunge the dance floor into a euphoric state of relaxation and make you leave all your energy on the dance floor. 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 occurs as a result of special effects of the hypnotist or purposeful self-suggestion. In a more General sense, hypnosis is a socio-medical concept of a set of techniques for purposeful verbal and sound effects on the human psyche through a certain way of inhibited consciousness, leading to the unconscious execution of various commands and reactions.

Hypnosis is known to mankind for a long time, it was practiced by the priests of ancient Sumer. Continue reading

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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Singing roads 🎶
In a number of developed countries, there are so-called "music" roads. These are sections of the route with grooves of different depths, located (across the direction of the road) at…

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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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The effect of music on the brain
Scientists at American northwestern University, led by neurologist Nina Kraus, conducted an interesting experiment that proves the direct effect of music on the brain. While reading this article, I suggest…

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