Each vocalist dreams of having a wide range of working voices. But not everyone can use professional methods to achieve beautiful voices in any part of the range and try to expand it independently at the expense of health. To do this correctly, the vocalist needs to follow certain rules. VOICE POSSIBILITIES AND CONTRACTOR’S AGE The range of voice varies throughout life. Even for talented children, it is much narrower than that of an adult vocalist with average abilities, so expanding it to 7–9 years is useless. The fact is that in young children, the vocal cords are still being formed.
To get a beautiful sound at this age and try to expand the range artificially is a waste of time and energy, because the child’s voice is very fragile and it’s easy to harm the wrong exercises. In the process of singing, its range itself expands, without additional effort. It is best to start active exercises to expand it after the end of young adolescence. After 10-12 years, voice formation reaches the active phase. At this time, the chest expands, the voice gradually begins to acquire its adult sound. The first stage of transitional age is approaching, in some children (especially boys), a mutational or pre-mutational period. Continue reading
Performers, especially beginners, often do not know how to overcome the excitement before the performance. All artists differ in character, temperament, level of motivation and volitional qualities. These personality traits, of course, only partially affect the ability to adapt to public speaking. After all, a successful appearance on the stage of everyone still depends, first of all, on readiness and desire to play, and also on the strength of stage skills (in other words, experience). Each artist needs to learn how to prepare himself for a performance, to learn how to easily enter the optimal concert state – a state in which fear and excitement do not spoil the performance. In this he will be helped by both long-term, permanent measures (for example, sports training), and specific local measures that are resorted to immediately before entering the stage (for example, a special concert day mode). Continue reading
29 years ago, on August 15, 1990, the life of the leader of the Kino group Viktor Tsoi, who became the legend of Russian rock music, ended. His songs do not lose popularity until now, everyone knows them. But those who were devoted to the composition “Eighth grader”, “When your girlfriend is sick”, “Baby”, for many still remain a mystery. What actually connected the musician with those girls about whom he wrote his famous songs is further in the review.
Even relatives of Tsoi did not know to whom this song was dedicated, many believed that the lyrical heroine was just a fictional character. But in fact, the eighth grader really existed, but even she herself learned that she inspired the musician to create the song only after years.
Jenny Yasnets at that time was a first-year student of the Leningrad Art College. V. Serova, where she entered after the 8th grade. By entering it was prepared by the artist Andrei Medvedev, who was a friend of Tsoi. He introduced them, introducing the girl to his student, an eighth-grader. Subsequently, Jenny became a famous designer, opening her own design studio in St. Petersburg. Continue reading