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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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…

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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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10 problems that only pianists will understand. In gifs

It doesn’t matter if you started learning the instrument recently, or if you have been playing the piano for several years. You will definitely be close to these problems.

1. No one to turn the page

Some pianists wouldn’t mind having a third hand that turns pages during performances and rehearsals. Seriously, technology has already gone so far, and the solution to this problem has not yet been invented. The only way out is the forScore app, which can be installed on your tablet or phone. Continue reading

Singing increases life expectancy and saves from cancer

Swedish scientists At the University of Gothenburg have found that choral singing prolongs life. Singing along with yoga helps to control the state of the body and improve the work of the heart. Proper singing, especially choral singing, stabilizes the cardiovascular system, RBC reports.

Based on the experiments, it was found that the melody and rhythm of music directly affect the heart of the singer. That is, to get in tune with the music, the heart rate accelerates or slows down, writes the British newspaper Express. Continue reading

Music and color

Night. The fire of ritual fires, dance to the rhythmic beat of drums, the song of the shaman, heated movements of the body in bright clothes…

Even in ancient times, people felt that music and color were magically connected and tried to find this connection.

In the seventeenth century, the great physicist Isaac Newton imposed a light spectrum on the musical octave: the note “do” corresponded to red, “re” – purple, “mi” – blue, “FA” – blue, “Sol” – green, ” La “- yellow, ” si ” – orange.After that, many scientists continued their research. The Russian composer A. N. Scriabin, who had a naturally colored ear, built his spectrum in which the note “do” denoted red, “re” – yellow, “La” – green, “mi” and “si”- blue-whitish, “FA” – bright blue, “salt” – orange-pink. Continue reading

The Mozart effect – music, increases the intelligence
The beneficial effect of classical music on a person has been discussed for a long time. Pregnant women are even advised to listen to such music so that the baby…

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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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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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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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