1/2 Orchestra: “Sound engineers, take the winds right, learn to record them”
At one of Schiit's technology presentations, I included a couple of tracks of the 1/2 Orchestra Moscow breaststroke I had long known to me, and those present were surprised at…

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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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John Scofield: “A good sound engineer must be a very musical person himself”
John Scofield is coming to Russia soon. And that, perhaps, says it all. We run for tickets. You can’t explain anything. But still, I will explain why and why it…

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Canned food and clones, or Where is the new classic

They say: they don’t argue about tastes. But to be honest – I never understood the meaning of this expression. How can you argue about tastes? “My taste is tastier”? “There is a taste! – No taste! Well, bring ten proofs of the existence of taste! “Taste, like the Lord God, is a transcendental entity!” Some kind of nonsense, verbiage … And if someone says that he hates this or that musician, and I, for example, love him very much, then there is no reason to argue at all. You – love, I – no, and love is inexplicable thing, and if explainable, then this is not love at all, but marriage of convenience, with all due respect. Continue reading

How to play the harmonica?
Harmonica is a miniature wind organ that not only has a deep and distinctive sound, but also blends perfectly with guitar, keyboards and vocals. It is not surprising that the…

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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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Composers-Writers
Many prominent composers possessed an extraordinary literary gift. In their literary heritage: musical journalism and criticism, musicology, musical and aesthetic works, reviews, articles and much more. Often, musical geniuses were…

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