Music and subconscious
Never in the history of mankind has there been so much music as now. But in fact, it does not just sound - it performs its programming function. And these…

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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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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,…

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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

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

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

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Virtual orchestra
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