The influence of the tempo-rhythmic structure of music on the psychophysiological state of a person
Musical culture in its deepest meaning has long gone beyond the circle of music lovers in the modern world. The widespread use of music in order to influence the state…

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Sounds that energize the brain
“Some sounds work just as well as a couple of cups of coffee,” says Alfred Tomatis, a distinguished French hearing expert. This means that we can use music as a…

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Listening function
Listening, not hearing, is the primary function of the ear. Tomatis draws a clear line between listening and hearing. Hearing is a passive process; listening is active and it requires…

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About the Philharmonic

Philharmonic (from the Greek. Phileo – I love and harmonia – harmony, “I love harmony”) – in some countries: a music society or an institution that organizes concerts, promotes the development and promotion of musical art.

Philharmonic societies appeared in the cities of Europe and America (Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin, London, New York and others) in the 19th century, and they mainly promoted symphonic music. In the 20th century, in the socialist countries of Europe, philharmonic societies became state organizations – by 1976, there were 136 philharmonic societies in the USSR.

In 1859, A. G. Rubinstein organized the Russian Musical Society in Petersburg. The intensive development of concert activities required the creation of new musical and educational organizations. Continue reading

Music in my head
Before modern methods of neuroimaging were developed, researchers studied the musical abilities of the brain, observing patients (including famous composers) with various disorders of its activity due to trauma or…

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Music and Health
I walked along a quiet, old Moscow street once and heard from the window the wonderful sounds of Chopin. I was surprised. Indeed, in this house there is a Russian…

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Listening Testing
We cannot “see” the listening process, we can check it only indirectly - through the presence or absence of skills that are associated with it in one way or another.…

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Brain "under the jazz"
When jazz musicians improvise, areas responsible for self-censorship and inhibition of nerve impulses are turned off in their brain, and areas that open the way for self-expression are turned on…

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