Armenian duduk - an instrument that prays
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…

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How to learn to improvise on a guitar
If you read this article, then you want to achieve something more in music than to play a minor sequence in a circle, and therefore, you should be ready to…

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The first tenor of the country
26 years ago, on December 21, 1993, the famous Soviet opera singer, People's Artist of the USSR Ivan Kozlovsky passed away. He always had a huge number of fans who…

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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

How to learn to sing high notes
High notes can be difficult for novice vocalists, and more so for those who did not sing in the choir during their childhood. You can learn to sing them correctly…

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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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Whitney Houston
Is it possible not to know who Whitney Houston is? An amazing singer with an unrivaled powerful and sonorous voice, the range of which spanned 5 octaves. It is unlikely…

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How to tune the piano yourself, if 100 km from you there is no tuner?
How to tune a piano? Each owner of an instrument asks this question sooner or later, because a fairly regular game knocks his system in a year; after the same…

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