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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Anna Netrebko
Anna was born on September 18, 1971 in Krasnodar in a family of hereditary Cossacks and people of “serious” professions: her mother is an engineer, her father is a hydrologist.…

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Japanese Folk Music: National Instruments and Genres
Japanese folk music is a rather distinctive phenomenon due to the isolation of the islands of the Rising Sun and the careful attitude of the people who inhabit them to…

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New decade: what awaits rock musicians and their fans

Over the past 5 years, the industry has managed to “bury” and “resurrect” rock music and guitar several times. It was different. They explained to us that rock and roll was a thing of the past, then it turned out that it was still far from oblivion. Researchers have learned that rock musicians live less than others, but they have proved that the most brutal styles of music are harmless. Statisticians told us that rock still remains at the peak of popularity among vinillers, and Chinese scientists have determined that rock music is dangerous for drivers … Continue reading

We heard, we know: to whom, why, and how Russian tribute groups pay tribute

Indeed: the season does not pass, so that “copyists” do not come to our region. Yes, and ours have already begun to make tribute programs at a serious level – to recall even the recent concert of the Beatlove’s Moscow Beatles tribute with a symphony orchestra in Crocus. Tribute movement goes to a serious level. Is old rock a new classic? This is by no means a new thesis, and I have also repeatedly “voiced” it, as is customary to say now. Let’s talk about those who actually voiced – they play the music that in the original we live, we may not hear anymore. And how did they come to such a life. Continue reading

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 is power above silence and it is called sound … Time passed and the boy Manfred became the double bass player Manfred Eicher, who graduated from the Berlin Academy of Music. In 1969, in Munich, Manfred created an independent label specializing in contemporary jazz. The words written about him later in the Canadian jazz magazine CODA: “The Most Beautiful Sound Next to Silence” became the motto of the ECM. Continue reading

How to play the violin: basic techniques of the game
New post on how to play the violin. Earlier you became acquainted with the device of the violin and its acoustic features, but today the focus is on the violin…

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Rock music in human life
Many people believe that rock is an aggressive manifestation of music, wrong and even harmful. However, it was proved that it is precisely this type of music that influences the…

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A place in the sun: five albums with a non-trivial interpretation of jazz and classics
The American Kronos Quartet, one of the most famous chamber groups, released an album with new works by Terry Riley, one of the fathers of American minimalism. Nothing special: they…

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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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