Ritchie Blackmore
Richard Hugh Blackmore was born on April 14, 1945 in the English town of Weston-Super-Mare. The first instrument - an ordinary acoustic guitar - was presented to Ritchie at the…

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Sonata
Sonata, musical composition for one or several instruments. In the classical sense, the term refers to a piece for piano solo or for a stringed or spiritual instrument with piano,…

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Timbre, beauty and harmonious voice
Today I would like to touch on the issue of timbre, beauty and melodiousness of our voice. It is often said that a woman loves with ears, and a man…

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In the power of music

Music has accompanied man since prehistoric times. The joy of prey, a successful hunt, the challenge of rain accompanied ritual sounds (a skull filled with dry berries or a gong prototype could be used as a musical instrument), such was primitive music.

Thousands of years passed, musical instruments underwent significant changes, folk music (folklore) developed, words were added to it, many works survived to our days, passed down from generation to generation. Music is eternal, and the development of mankind without it is unthinkable. Continue reading

Humorous and shkodnaya music

Scherzo (Italian. Scherzo – literally “joke”) is a joke piece, it can be part of a symphony, a sonata, a quartet or an independent piece of music in a lively, rapid tempo, with sharply characteristic rhythmic and harmonic turns, in a three-part size.

In the music of the XVI — XVII centuries – a small instrumental. So called canzonetta (songs) for one or more singers with humorous poems.

Such scherzo were written by C. Monteverdi, A. Brunelli, B. Ma Rini. Since the beginning of the XVII century. the word “scherzo” also meant plays for various instruments, close to capriccio (a free-form instrumental piece, in a brilliant virtuoso style) with their bizarre change of episodes, moods. Continue reading

Tips for composers

You need to make music regularly, without waiting for the so-called inspiration. You should not depend on it, let it depend on you. And the more regularly you compose, the more often and longer the inspiration will be with you.
It is best to write (it is to write, and not to engage in orchestration or any transpositions) with a fresh mind, that is, in the mornings and around lunchtime. Continue reading

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