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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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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"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 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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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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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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Where to learn to sing?
Classification vocals by style of performance academic (classical, opera), pop, jazz, folk At the same time, the basis of everything is exactly the academic vocal performance: it gives freedom of…

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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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