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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Music of my life
ABOUT HOW AC / DC CHANGED MY LIFE As a child, I was as skeptical about music and, in principle, did not listen to it. I did not understand why…

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Warm Baroque Tube: New Classical Records
Grog is a European winter drink. Hot and invigorating. And he rhymes with baroque. Baroque music can also be winter - energetic, driving, or, on the contrary, peaceful and cozy.…

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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 his thoughts through music, and the performer who brings to life the author’s creation. The process of performing music is full of secrets and mysteries. In any musical interpretation, two trends are friendly and rival: the desire for a pure expression of the composer’s ideas and the desire for the full expression of a virtuoso-player. The victory of one tendency inevitably leads to the defeat of both – that’s the paradox! Let’s take a fascinating journey into the history of piano and piano performance and try to trace how the author and performer interacted over the ages and centuries. Continue reading

Self-taught accordion playing
The 21st century is in the courtyard, and the vocal harmonica, like many years ago, pleases us with its iridescent, provocative tunes. And the lingering melody performed in harmony will…

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The most famous pieces for accordion
On this page we will talk about famous works for the accordion, which are usually played by musicians studying in colleges or high schools. All 8 compositions differ sharply from…

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How to increase your voice range?
Each vocalist dreams of having a wide range of working voices. But not everyone can use professional methods to achieve a beautiful sounding voice in any part of the range…

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Romance Romance: New Classical Music Records
Let's talk about modern music. What is generally considered contemporary: everything that cannot be called “classics”, or works by contemporary composers written according to strict academic standards, or maybe just…

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