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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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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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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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

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 do not understand the meaning of the song at all.
Many scientists are struggling with questions: what determines a person’s musical taste, why some songs and music become “jaded” within a few years, and others are forgotten quickly. These same questions do not give rest to musicians and composers, because they want people to like their work. There are many sociological studies that can be found through the printing of booklets, magazines, and brochures on psychology. 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…

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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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Sergey Lemeshev-Great tenor of Russia (p1)
At the Bolshoi theater, Sergey Yakovlevich often performed on stage when Boris emmanuelovich Haikin was at the console. Here's what the conductor said about his partner: "I met and performed…

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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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