Today I would like to touch on the issue of timbre, beauty and melodiousness of our voice. It is often said that a woman loves with ears, and a man loves with her eyes. But I have a feeling that everyone loves with their ears, and with their eyes selectively, aesthetes and especially spoiled lovers of beauty.
So, the voice is important for everyone, especially for singers. And for ordinary people – not musicians – the beauty of the voice is also important, because it depends on whether your voice is sweet or not, whether the girl will fall in love with you or not, whether the director will like you or you don’t like it at once, whether the client will trust you Or, on the contrary, immediately turn away from you and slam the door in front of your nose. Continue reading
The word romance takes us to the Middle Ages in Spain. In those days, in addition to the everyday ordinary language, there was another – Latin. Scientists wrote books on it, church prayers were performed. We studied it in our pre-revolutionary gymnasiums. Latin was recognized as the official language of the Catholic Church. Although this language was widely spoken, it was not widely available. Latin was known only to literate people, and there were incredibly few of them at that time. And then, along with church writings in Latin, songs and poems of the people’s warehouse, which were performed in the Romanesque (Spanish) language, began to appear. Hence the name “romance”. From Spain, romances quickly spread throughout Europe, and at the end of the 18th century appeared in Russia. Of course, here they did not sound in Spanish, but the name stuck. Continue reading
Music is the dance of sounds created by man. The language of music is sensual, uncontrollable, elusively flexible, unpredictable.
Music, like sculpture and painting, takes for itself material from the outside world; the case of the last two arts is a combination of colors and shapes; the cause of music is a combination of sounds. Music borrows sounds from the material world, but disposes of them freely. She picks them up and combines them at will; her work is continuous creativity. Continue reading