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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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 overture
Overture prepares the listener for the upcoming action.The tradition to announce the beginning of a performance with a brief musical signal existed long before the term “overture” entrenched itself in…

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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, 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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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…

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Where to learn to sing?
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In the power of music
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