About musical performance
Performance as a special type of artistic activity does not exist in all arts. In painting for example, it is inseparable from creativity: to create a picture is what it…

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Physics of sound
This text is optional. Especially for those people who are not going to seriously work with sound, but want only in their free time to play the synthesizer and make…

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About mechanical sound recording
A mechanical sound recording is based on cutting (or extruding) grooves in the material of a recording medium using a sound recording device — a recorder. When playing along the…

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development

Vocoders: practice and assortment

Vocoder (English voice coder – voice encoder) – a speech synthesis device based on an arbitrary signal with a rich spectrum. Initially, vocoders were developed in order to save the frequency resources of the radio link of a communication system for transmitting voice messages. Savings are achieved due to the fact that instead of the actual speech signal only the values ​​of its certain parameters are transmitted, which on the receiving side control the speech synthesizer. The speech synthesizer is based on three elements: a tone generator for forming vowels, a noise generator for forming consonants, and a system of formant filters to recreate the individual characteristics of the voice. After all the transformations, the human voice becomes like the voice of a robot, which is quite tolerable for communications and interesting for the music industry.

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Would you be Einstein?
You are young, you consider yourself advanced, nightclubs are the best place where you can have fun after school or work. After - a feeling of well-spent time, only fresh…

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TENOR IS WHAT VOICE?
The voice that nature has endowed with man is capable of transmitting sounds not only in conversation and expression of emotions, but also when singing. The melody of the human…

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Music and hypnotic state
Hypnosis (Greek hypnos — dream) An altered state of consciousness characterized by a narrowing of its volume and presumably sharp focus on the content of the suggestion. Hypnosis occurs as…

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Why is it all the same noise music?
This article will focus not so much on noise, as you might think by reading the headline, but on the music performed by the musicians and the musicians themselves. The…

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