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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Sound around
What is needed for success in the recording market? How to create your own studio and is it worth dreaming about? Musical economy Conventionally, all the studios can be divided…

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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

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

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 tonic.
Since the time when humankind first created music, it served its everyday goals. Lullabies, military, sea songs – the list is as long as history and culture.
Today, high-tech Tomatis has discovered a high-tech method for uncovering the inner power of sound, a force that actually possesses “super power” for enhancing mental abilities, healing, and energizing energy. Continue reading

Romance
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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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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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