How to learn to improvise on the piano: improvisation techniques
Good mood to you, dear reader. In this short post we will talk about how to learn to improvise: we will discuss some general points and see the basic techniques…

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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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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…

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ABOUT MUSIC STYLES: DISCO

Dance – music course Disco – probably one of the most popular areas of music – culture of the past twentieth century. In the early 70’s, rock music was going through a rather difficult period, this was due to the loss of interest by the new younger generation to the fact that the sphere of rock culture was created.

The protests of folk rock, the depth and scale of art rock, the assertiveness of hard rock, the social sharpening of the funk and soul directions – all this gradually faded into the background.

The broad masses of listeners were tired of all this informativeness and problems that they tried to convey to them, and needed something light and simple and simple. And such an outlet is the appearance of disco. 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

The influence of modern music on teenagers

Always a modern morning. With you, Irina Ivaskiv. Contemporary music is a bottomless theme. You can think about it endlessly. The influence of modern music on a person is not yet fully explored, but what is already known provides great food for thought. This is not just an article. These are facts about contemporary music collected over many years, and made into a script that can become text for a documentary, TV program, talk show, part of a program for a teenage / youth camp, or independent theater production. The attitude to modern music is ambiguous: there will always be those who are categorically against it, and there will always be those who are actively for it. I do not consider myself to be either the first or the second. I think the truth is somewhere in between. Continue reading

One who gave way to Olympus Freddie Mercury: Tim Staffel
In 1964, two students, Brian May and Tim Staffel, created a musical group in London, which for the most part played cover versions of popular songs at that time. The…

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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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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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Paradoxes of Enrico Caruso: What the legendary tenor was reproached for and what he could not forgive to his native Naples
The name of the legendary Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso is known all over the world - he had a rare voice, sang leading parts in more than 80 operas,…

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