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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Happiness Montserrat Caballe and Bernabe Marty
Montserrat Caballe was called a legend during his lifetime. Her magical voice was impossible not to recognize or confuse with another. She was almost sure that she was not destined…

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Faded star of Nina Dorda
When she died three years ago, it went almost unnoticed in the press - modern listeners hardly know her name, but her songs are probably known to everyone. Nina Dorda…

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Optimum concert state, or how to overcome the excitement before performing on stage?

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

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 of improvisation in relation to the piano. In general, improvisation is perhaps one of the most mysterious and mysterious processes in music. As you know, this word refers to the composition of music right during its playing, in other words, the simultaneous performance and composition. Of course, not every musician owns the technique of improvisation (now, mainly, jazz musicians, composers and those who accompany the singers can do this), this is available to everyone who undertakes it. Some improvisation techniques are developed and fixed imperceptibly, along with the accumulation of experience. WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR IMPROVISION? Here we will literally list: theme, harmony, rhythm, texture, form, genre and style. Continue reading

Optimum concert state, or how to overcome the excitement before performing on stage?
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,…

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How the legendary rock festival took place in 1969
Exactly 50 years ago, a landmark event took place in the world of music - the Woodstock rock festival. The resounding success of this event could never be repeated again.…

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WHAT ARE LIVE SOUND AND PHONOGRAM
This article is dedicated to the live performances of musicians and the tricks that they go to give the listener maximum pleasure from the concert and ... deceive him as…

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Later happiness Luciano Pavarotti: Why the friends of the great singer refused to communicate with his wife
When Luciano Pavarotti appeared on the stage, the audience froze in anticipation, and it seemed to every woman: he sings just for her. The great performer had many fans who…

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