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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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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Healthy skin - healthy hearing
The theory claims that the brain uses a holographic coding system, so that it is capable of multifaceted encoding sensory signals through all senses. Therefore, any stimulus, such as sound,…

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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

Enhancing cathartic experiences with music
Just one look at a person who has in his memory a difficult experience, actualized in the present, in order to determine the presence of this experience. Usually, a person…

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An enhancer, an exciter and a tube amplifier - what is common?
Exciter (from the English Exciter), also called harmonic exciter (harmonic exciter), psychoacoustic processor (psychoacoustic processor), enhancer (enhancer) and acoustic exciter (aural exciter) - a processing device used for the harmonious…

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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…

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Vocal marriage correction
Professionalism comes over the years, but I want to sing well now. And now the vocalist (this is at best) is already at the microphone, the red recording lamp lights…

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