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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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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Publication of works on the Internet
The Internet is an environment in which it is possible to publish large editions, while at the same time making a minimum of costs. You do not need to pay…

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sometimes quirky

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

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