Sounds that energize the brain
“Some sounds are just as good as a couple of cups of coffee,” says Alfred Tomatis, an outstanding French hearing expert. This means that we can use music as a…

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Overture
Overture in music is an instrumental (usually orchestral) piece, performed before the beginning of any performance - a theatrical performance, an opera, a ballet, a movie, etc., or a one-part…

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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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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

The financial side of working with the studio

It is worth learning the following fact. If a studio rents a good room, in a good area, there is a lot of equipment in the studio, a good repair of the premises, a large staff, a well-known company – you will pay extra for all this. The accountant, director also needs to allocate money for salary. It is necessary to recoup the cost of a large amount of purchased equipment. Pay back the cost of renting the room, the cost of electricity, the cost of renovation of the studio and adjacent premises … Continue reading

Mozart effect

Listening to Mozart’s music enhances our brain activity. After listening to Mozart, people responding to the standard IQ test demonstrate an increase in intelligence.
This phenomenon discovered by some scientists was called the “Mozart effect.” Far-reaching conclusions were immediately drawn from it, especially with regard to the upbringing of children, whose first three years of life were proclaimed decisive for their future intelligence.
This theory received such a strong public response that Mozart’s CDs, with the appropriate recommendations of parents, hit the very beginning of the bestseller lists, and the Governor of the US state of Georgia presented a Mozart CD to each new mother in his staff. Continue reading

Richard Hugh 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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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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Sounds that energize the brain
“Some sounds are just as good as a couple of cups of coffee,” says Alfred Tomatis, an outstanding French hearing expert. This means that we can use music as a…

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