The power of music
Music is one of the most inspirational forms of art. With its rhythm, melody, harmony, dynamics, variety of sound combinations, colors and nuances, the music conveys an endless range of…

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Auditory therapy of A.Tomatis
About 40 years ago, the French otolaryngologist, Alfred Tomatis, made some amazing discoveries that prompted the development of the Tomatis method. This method has various names: “auditory learning”, “auditory arousal”…

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Strengthening cathartic experiences with music
One glance at a person who has in his memory a painful experience, actualized in the present, is enough to determine the presence of this experience. Usually, a person tries…

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Antonio Stradivari

What is symphonic electronic music?

Since the beginning of the 90s in the transfer of M. Lander “Back to the Univers” on the radio “Rocks”, radio “Station”, “Open Radio”, and when I was music. TV editor – my Opus No. 379 “Spirit Lap-I” also sounded quite often on RTR, a large conceptual form of which I then called “symphonic electronic music”.
Further, when I was the head of the Khimki Center for Electronic Music and Multimedia Technologies, in one of the online discussions with the Director of Theremin Center, the head of the electronic music sector at the Moscow Conservatory. Andrei Smirnov, Tchaikovsky, wanting to clarify the meaning of the term I use, Andrei asked me:
– By the way, Aram, and what is it, “symphonic electronic music”, “symphonic electronic school”, if not a secret? Continue reading

Cello history

The cello has the same structure as the violin, but much larger. They play the cello while sitting, placing it in front of them and resting it on the floor with a special leg with a spike (spire).
History remembered two masters, especially those who were famous for producing cellos. This is Gasparo da Salo and Paolo Magini. They lived at the turn of the XVI – XVII centuries and the first of them was rumored to attribute the honor of the “invention” of the modern violin with four strings, moods fifths, the improvement of the violone, or the double bass of the viol, and finally the creation of the cello. The first masters who built the cello did not quite clearly represent that right path in the development of the modern cello, which was completed completely, only by Antonio Stradivari. Continue reading

Music in your head
Before modern neuroimaging techniques were developed, researchers studied the musical abilities of the brain, observing patients (including famous composers) with various disruptions in their activity due to injury or stroke.…

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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…

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Reflections on the genre of performance in music
Any musical performance is a musical manifesto of the world, made in a shocking and entertaining way. But if, initially, the musical performance was aimed at changing society, at exposing…

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