Concerts on their own
You probably think that now I will train you on how to prepare demo material, ring up all clubs, travel to all concert offices, stick up posters and business cards,…

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Business Musician. How and where does the money come from
Many novice authors believe that it is not necessary to develop business skills and explore the commercial side of things. They say: "I am an author, not a seller, I…

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Sw in dance music
Somehow I thought about one thing: sometimes one bass, a drummer and a pair of cymbals are enough to make people like to twitch from this primitiveness! Why it happens?…

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Musical graphics as a manifestation of synesthesia

Synesthesia (simultaneous sensation, joint feeling) – in psychology – the phenomenon of perception, when during stimulation of one sense organ (due to irradiation of arousal from the nervous structures of one sensory system to another), along with sensations specific to it, corresponding sensations also arise.

When considering this topic, the desire to link the problem of “musical graphics”, that is, sketching impressions from music perception in colorful objects and non-objective forms, with the laws of perception, and even more precisely with the theory of synesthesia, is characteristic. Continue reading

Quartet

In music, a quartet is an ensemble consisting of four musicians or singers. The most common among them was a string quartet consisting of two violins, viola and cello.

It originated in the XVIII century, when amateur musicians, gathering together in the evenings, spent their leisure time playing the stringed instruments. Over time, outstanding musicians began to join the quartets. Such ensembles performed at the courts of the princes, in the noble living rooms, and from the XIX century. – in concert philharmonic halls. Now the string quartet is one of the most common types of chamber ensemble. Continue reading

How to start speaking?

The main problem of all performances has always been that on the stage it is very difficult to achieve comfortable conditions for the game. It suddenly turns out that your processor or combo, which sounded great at home and at rehearsal, instead of the fat sound that you liked so much, gives you some kind of disgusting itch. It turns out that guitar pickups, like a microphone, are disgustingly squeaking. That becomes completely inaudible to the bass player, and you get lost in the form of a song, etc. etc. Continue reading

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Musical fantasies
While listening to a piece of music, focus and try to “see” what is depicted as music. If this is, for example, Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Seasons, then you may see an…

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How to start speaking?
The main problem of all performances has always been that on the stage it is very difficult to achieve comfortable conditions for the game. It suddenly turns out that your…

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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…

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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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