“Music is a single language of the world”: interview with the owner of SmartAudio studio Mikhail Mamonov
SmartAudio Recording Lab is a modern, professional recording studio based in Kirov and consciously focused on working with an analogue. About this and not only in an interview with the…

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How to make your voice beautiful: simple tips
The voice is also of no small importance in life, as is the appearance of a person. According to statistics, it is with the human voice that most of the…

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Music-Education.ruVocal and singing Christmas song “Silent night, wonderful night”: sheet music and creation story
On the wall of an old school in the Austrian town of Arndorf, and now there is a memorial plaque. The inscription tells that there are two people in these…

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Alexander Tsfasman

Black and White: New Piano Classics

A rich instrument, practically an entire orchestra. This is about the piano. Seven octaves – what chords you want to build. But sometimes even one crystal-tinkling note in silence is enough to say everything. Probably, all composers in all genres wrote for the piano. And who did not manage to write for this instrument for historical reasons – like Bach, for example – that exists in transcriptions. Our selection contains new and archival recordings, from Bach to contemporary composers, from romance to Polish avant-garde, British postmodern and Soviet “philharmonic jazz”. Continue reading

Piano Performance: A Brief Background
The history of professional musical performance began at the time when the first musical work recorded by notes appeared. Performing is the result of bilateral activities of the composer, expressing…

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50 years of sound over silence: “Edition of modern music” by ECM Records
Once upon a time, in a distant galaxy on the island of Lindau, on Bodensee, the boy Manfred was born. A few light years passed, and he realized that there…

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Woodwind: Some History
Woodwind instruments are the oldest along with a drum and some other percussion instruments. On many pastoral plots, pictures of antiquity, you can see all kinds of pipes and pipes,…

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Composer's worldview and content
A real revelation for a music lover can be an acquaintance with the composer's worldview. For this, in addition to listening to the works of a musical genius, it is…

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