How important is music?
Music - what is it? Where did it come from, and in general, why does it exist? It would seem that the questions are worthy of a child, and the…

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How to establish a pirate radio station
Nearly all of the people who worked or worked for BBC Radio 1, including Pete Tong, Danny Rampling, Gils Peterson and John Peel began as employees of pirated broadcasts. Since…

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Symphony
A symphony is usually a composition for an orchestra, usually consisting of several parts. This is one of the main genres of European music. In the modern sense, the word…

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divertissements and serenades

Musical fantasies

While listening to a piece of music, focus and try to “see” what is depicted as music. If this is, for example, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Seasons, then you may see an autumn landscape, a flying troika, a waking up nature, a lark ringing in the sky. Listening to a song, you can always “finish” in the imagination what is more suitable for it: a wide expanse of landscape, popular festivities … Continue reading

Quartet

In music, a quartet is an ensemble consisting of four musicians or singers. The most common among them was a string quartet consisting of two violins, viola and cello.

It originated in the XVIII century, when amateur musicians, gathering together in the evenings, spent their leisure time playing the stringed instruments. Over time, outstanding musicians began to join the quartets. Such ensembles performed at the courts of the princes, in the noble living rooms, and from the XIX century. – in concert philharmonic halls. Now the string quartet is one of the most common types of chamber ensemble. Continue reading

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Musician: record disc
Suppose you already have your own band with a permanent musical composition and you have few simple rehearsals and performances in small clubs. Your goal is to record an album.…

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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…

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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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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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