How to speak
To stand at the podium and address the first time in my life with a speech to the full hall - this test is not for the weak. The throat…

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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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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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Violin sonatas

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

Sonata

Sonata, musical composition for one or several instruments. In the classical sense, the term refers to a piece for piano solo or for a stringed or spiritual instrument with piano, consisting of several independent parts. The plan of the composite multi-part sonata and the restriction in the use of the term only by solo works were formed in the second half of the 18th century.

The word “sonata” is also often used in the term “sonata form”: in this case it does not refer to a multi-part work, but to the formal structure of one part of the sonata. Sonata form is also found in symphonies, concerts, trios, quartets, quintets, even in overture, etc. Continue reading

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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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How to register a music project?
This question is asked not only by novice musicians, but also by experienced figures of the show industry. So, as the success of any artist depends not only on the…

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Ritchie Blackmore
Richard Hugh Blackmore was born on April 14, 1945 in the English town of Weston-Super-Mare. The first instrument - an ordinary acoustic guitar - was presented to Ritchie at the…

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Tips for composers
You need to make music regularly, without waiting for the so-called inspiration. You should not depend on it, let it depend on you. And the more regularly you compose, the…

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