Strange hobby, escape from home and other facts from the life of the “Prague nightingale” Karel Gott
He was one of the few foreign performers who were listened to with pleasure in the Soviet Union. Concerts with his participation invariably gathered full halls, and the audience sang along with Karel Gott, godlessly distorting Czech words and not at all embarrassed by this. In July, the “Prague Nightingale” celebrated its 80th anniversary, and two months after the anniversary, he informed his fans about his terrible diagnosis. October 1, 2019 Karel Gott left this world.
Karel Gott was born in Pilsen in 1939 and has repeatedly said that if he had the right to choose the city of his birth, he would certainly be born in Pilsen. And not only because of its recognizable dialect, but also because of love … to the funeral, which, according to the performer, in this city was absolutely luxurious.
In early childhood, Karel experienced an inexplicable craving for funeral processions, and always accompanied the deceased from his house to the cemetery, where he waited until the priest finished his funeral speech. At the same time, the future singer sincerely sympathized with relatives and really wanted to comfort the crying, especially women and children. Continue reading
The mistake of many is the belief that an electric guitar, bass guitar or synthesizer plugs into a power outlet and sounds. But it’s not that simple
In order to hear sound, sound amplification equipment is required. Electronic muses themselves. the instruments sound very quiet (electric guitar, electronic drums, bass guitar), or they don’t even sound at all (keyboards).
For the sound of electric and bass guitars, you need a “cabinet” (speakers) and a “head” (amplifier), or a combo box (“head” and “cabinet” connected together).
To sound the keys, a linear input is required in the mixing console (a mixer is an electronic device designed to sum the sound signals of several sources into one or more outputs) to which a signal is sent. Continue reading
The appearance of an unusual tool
Duduk is a very ancient representative of the genus of wind instruments. One part of the researchers believes that the first mention of the duduk belong to the written monuments of the country of Urartu, dating back about 3 thousand years. Another part of the researchers claims that the duduk appeared in 95-55. BC e. (at that time the Armenian king Tigran II the Great ruled). Continue reading