Guitar Mastery
It is known that every novice guitarist at the beginning of his training is at a kind of fork (intersection). He faces a series of questions. For example, such as:…

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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…

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We create music on the computer
Oddly enough, today, to write music, it is not necessary even to know musical notation. However, the music school in the background does not interfere at all. The theme of…

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Ensemble

Ensemble (from fr. Ensemble – together, many) – means the joint performance of a piece of music by several participants or a piece of music for a small number of performers; A favorite type of music since ancient times. In accordance with the number of performers (from two to ten), the ensemble is called a duet, trio (tertset), quartet, quintet, sextet, septet, octet, nonet or decimet – by the Latin name of the numbers. As independent works, ensembles belong to the field of chamber music, but also belong to operas, oratorios and cantatas. VIA (vocal – instrumental ensembles) were common in Russia in the seventies. Continue reading

Recording company agreement

Concluding a contract with a record company every year becomes more and more difficult process. The times of producers working as Phil Spector, who found a group by watching performers in the studio and then making them popular, are long gone.

Nowadays, in the music business, sometimes more business than music. Recording companies and music publishers rely on hits made by superstars in the struggle for profits, and therefore the way we search for new names in the music business has undergone significant changes. Continue reading

Romance

“Music is the soul of poetry, it clarifies and opens it. It makes a poetic word deeper in meaning and easier to perceive. The spirit of music in the emotional aspect is creative will that motivates talented people to create a state of sound and shape it as their world view”

Romance in music is a vocal composition written for a small poem of lyrical content, mostly love.

The term “romance” originated in Spain in the Middle Ages and originally designated a secular song in Spanish (“Romanesque”) language. In Russia, the first examples of romance can be considered Kant, distributed already at the end of the XVII century. And in the XVIII century. the poems of the most famous Russian poets – A. P. Sumarokov, A. F. Merzlyakov, M. V. Lomonosov – were immediately picked up by musicians and sang by amateur singers. Such works were called Russian songs. Continue reading

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"Affectionate May" - receiving a group promotion
I am sure that many of us remember the stellar ascent in the late 80s of the group "Tender May." She burst into our lives like a typhoon, tearing everything…

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Styles and genres in music
Historical song, aria, romance, cantata, opera, march, waltz, prelude, sonata - all these are examples of various musical genres. Each of them combines many works. Waltzes, for example, were written…

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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…

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What is Celtic music
Surely you have repeatedly read, heard, and maybe even used this phrase yourself in various combinations - “Celtic music”, “Celtic music” and even “traditional Celtic music”, “folk Celtic music”, “cheerful…

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