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…

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The most vivid novels of the French heartthrob Yves Montand: Edith Piaf, Marilyn Monroe and others
He was not written handsome, but he was damn talented. He was admired by the multimillion audience, he was idolized and the most beautiful women of the world went crazy…

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Masterpieces of classical music
The Tenth Symphony is one of the greatest and largest works of the 20th century. This is a very personal, autobiographical work by Shostakovich. It responds not only to crucial…

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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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

TOP 10 historical oddities related to music

10th and 9th place: Funny cases related to the French
It is known that Napoleon was exiled to the island of St. Helena. While in exile, he admitted once: “During the Russian campaign, my army had two main enemies: frost and Russian military music.” In fact, the French warriors fell into a panic from the fervent Russian songs, wondering why so bawl, and even in the cold.

The Great French Revolution was on. The generals, demanding reinforcements, wrote: “Send two regiments of soldiers or several thousand copies of the Marseillaise (French anthem). Do not believe it, but it helped! ))) Continue reading

Music therapy

A new morning penetrates through our windows with the music of an awakened world. With you, Irina Ivaskiv. So you listen to the music of dawn, and your soul somehow becomes brighter. Music therapy as a discipline is a new, unusual phenomenon, not fully understood. They started talking about her about 40 years ago. But today, music therapy is already a traditional part of treatment, recognized in many countries. This article is not a detailed study of a new phenomenon, but only a few little-known facts about the power of music.

Fact No. 1 The myth of Orpheus
The power of music restores clarity of mind to people. Remember the myth of the Greek god Orpheus, who, by playing the lyre, managed to curb the inhabitants of the underworld. Continue reading

Stars of exile: How the daughter of the White Guard officer became the "First Lady of the Musical" in Europe
The name of Tatyana Pavlovna Ivanova is hardly known to the general public, although the songs in her performance are probably familiar to everyone. In Europe, the late 1950s -…

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Little-known facts about the legendary musician
28 years ago, on November 24, 1991, the legendary singer and musician, soloist of the Queen band Freddie Mercury passed away. At that time he was only 45 years old.…

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
You can talk about music endlessly! With you, Irina Ivaskiv. I love modern music, I try to follow the latest in this area. But the heart is always drawn to…

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How to increase your voice range?
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…

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