Beginner musicians about creating a band
I won’t open anything new for the dinosaurs of the musical world, but for beginners, I think this article will greatly help and coordinate their actions. All information is based…

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Electric guitar
The device of an electric guitar on the example of Fender Stratocaster: 1-Vulture. 2-body. 3-head neck. 4-upper nut. 5-Porozhek fret. 6-Kolka. 7-bridge (with tremolo). 8-pickup humbucker. 9-Pickup single. 10-Lever. 11-pickup…

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At the limit of hearing
The French otolaryngologist Alfred Tomatis was the first to systematically investigate the influence of high frequency sounds on the human psyche. According to his theory, a baby, swimming in an…

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Music

About the history of sound recording

Today, the main recording methods include:
– mechanical
– magnetic
– optical and magneto-optical sound recording
– solid state flash memory recording

Attempts to create devices that could reproduce sounds were made in ancient Greece. In the IV-II centuries BC e. there were theaters of self-propelled figures – androids. The movements of some of them were accompanied by mechanically extracted sounds, folding in a melody.

In the Renaissance, a number of different mechanical musical instruments were created that reproduce a particular melody at the right time: barrel organ, music boxes, boxes, snuff boxes. Continue reading

What is pop music

Estrada is a type of stage art that implies both a separate genre and a synthesis of genres: singing, dance, original performance, circus art, illusions.

Pop music is a form of entertaining musical art, addressed to the widest audience.

This type of music was most developed in the 20th century. It usually includes dance music, various songs, works for pop-symphony orchestras and vocal-instrumental ensembles.

Often, pop music is identified with the existing concept of “light music”, that is, easy to perceive, generally available. Continue reading

Would you be Einstein? (Tell me what you’re listening to, and I’ll tell you what your IQ is)

You are young, you consider yourself advanced, nightclubs are the best place where you can have fun after school or work. After – a feeling of a good time, only fresh and clear thinking, as well as an influx of new forces and energy are not observed.

Do you know that modern electronic music, like rock, is attributed by psychologists to aggressive non-drug drugs (there is no need to explain the effect of the latter on the body)?

Just a few facts.

1. Scientists at the Center for Neurobiology, University of California, tested students from 36 colleges, trying to determine the level of their intellectual development. Within ten minutes after the test, students listened to Mozart’s sonata for two pianos in C major K. 488. Repeated testing immediately after listening showed an IQ increase of 8–9 points. Continue reading

About vocals
Vocalist (from the Latin words vox - “voice” and vocalis - “sounding”) - a musical profession, a role in a musical collective, involves the performance of various vocal parts. Now,…

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Why Mozart?
But why exactly Mozart? Why not Bach, not Beethoven, not the Beatles? Mozart did not create the stunning effects that Bach's mathematical genius was capable of. His music does not…

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Mozart effect
Listening to Mozart's music enhances our brain activity. After listening to Mozart, people who answer the standard IQ test demonstrate an increase in intelligence. This phenomenon, discovered by some scholars,…

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Impressionism in music
Impressionism (French: impressionnisme, from impression - impression), the direction in art of the last third of the XIX - beginning of XX centuries. The application of the term “impressionism” to…

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