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…

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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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How can I improve my drumming technique?
Every musician, regardless of their current level, strives to improve their technique. The drum kit is part of almost any band and the sound of all other instruments depends on…

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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 qualities of musical sounds (pitch, volume, timbre), as well as functional connections between them in a musical work (fret sense, sense of rhythm, melodic, harmonic, and other types of hearing).

Among the various types of musical hearing that are distinguished by different characteristics, the most important are: 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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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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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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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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