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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"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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MP3 in real time stream
The mailing list once received a letter of such content. What is the question that interests us: right now a lot of broadcasting on the network goes to mp3, and…

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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 by almost all composers of the 19th — 20th centuries. Thus, a genre is a certain type of musical work within which an unlimited number of compositions can be written. Genres differ from each other by the characteristics of their content and form, and these differences are caused by their vital and cultural goals, peculiar to each of them. Continue reading

What is rondo

The constant main theme — refrain — is like a chorus, side themes — episodes — are in essence solos. The number of episodes can be from two or more (as indicated by the points in the scheme). Rondo is an old form. It comes from round-chorus songs with a chorus, which was repeated without change, and only verses, but not melody (A B A B1 A B2 A … A), were updated in the song. In professional music – this is one of the most common forms. In medieval France, troubadours and truvera composed rondo-shaped poems and music. Continue reading

Removing the throat clamps

Often there is the same main problem with vocalists – voice tightness, as a result of the tension of the vocal apparatus (around the neck) – external muscles not involved in the process of sound formation, but always ready to come to the aid of the vocalist – to pull out one or another note, to correct the intonation …
At the same time, it becomes difficult to control the voice and the sound quality leaves much to be desired …
But just this interference of external muscles is not desirable … Continue reading

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About vocals
The vocalist (from the Latin words vox - "voice" and vocalis - "sounding") is a musical profession, a role in a musical group, involves the performance of various vocal parts.…

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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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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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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…

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