The evolution of home music studio
The rapid development and cheapening of information technologies made the most complex technological processes, previously available only to the elect, to the general public. However, this gave rise to a…

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In the power of music
Music has accompanied man since prehistoric times. The joy of prey, a successful hunt, the challenge of the rain was accompanied by ritual sounds (a skull filled with dry berries…

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expressive possibilities

Prelude

Prelude – a short piece of music that does not have a strict form. During the birth of the prelude, always preceded the longer, more complex and strictly designed work (hence the name), but later composers began to write preludes and as independent works. Ostinato is often found in preludes, in general, preludes are similar to improvisation in style.
Prelude is an old genre and at the same time unusually sensitive to the latest requirements of the time, allowing many author decisions and interpretations. Its fate is unusual: having arisen in the XV century, the very word “prelude” repeatedly changed its meaning. Initially, a small instrumental introduction to a composition was sometimes indicated, sometimes written in advance, but most often improvised directly during the performance. Continue reading

Guitar history
Many historians differently describe the history of the origin of modern guitar and its varieties. This is not surprising, because the first stringed-plucked instruments, which were the prototype of this…

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Sw in dance music
Somehow I thought about one thing: sometimes one bass, a drummer and a pair of cymbals are enough to make people want to twitch from this primitiveness! Why it happens?…

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About recordings and studios
I was very surprised when I learned that the musicians know very little about the recording and the studios. But this knowledge is one of the most important in the…

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