When music cripples
For sure, this name will cause stable associations with rap or heavy metall among the older generation. "Alas" for them and "cheers" for fans of these styles: it is proved…

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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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What do your musical preferences depend on
Music can be called a universal language. Regardless of the language in which certain songs are performed, for some reason we want to listen to certain music, even if we…

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Monthly Archives: November 2019

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 you significantly expand your repertoire. In this video, a professional vocal teacher shows you exercises that will allow you to develop your range down.

Low notes are the natural chest register that we use when speaking. In order to take low notes in a relaxed and comfortable way, you need to perform General relaxation exercises. Continue reading

Simple guitar chords

A chord diagram is a schematic representation of a section of the fretboard where the vertical lines are guitar strings and the horizontal lines are frets. The far left vertical line is the sixth string of the guitar, the right vertical line is the first string. The upper horizontal line indicates the upper threshold on the guitar, and the horizontal line below it indicates the first fret.

Sometimes the line marking the upper threshold may be thicker than the others. If the top line is the same thickness as all the others, it may indicate a fret. Continue reading

Magic vibrations
What is the secret of the healing effect of music on a person? There are different points of view on this issue. Some scientists, mostly psychotherapists, believe that the healing…

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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 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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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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