“Musical medicine”
The healing effects of music on living organisms have been seen since the dawn of civilization. The first to appreciate the therapeutic effect of the sounds of Pythagoras. By the…

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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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Non-linear hearing
For the normal average organ of hearing of a person, there are some limit (threshold) minimum values ​​of the physical parameters of the sound field, at which there is still…

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with a hammer

Writing a music band or Home Recording

Many musical groups playing at one level or another, sooner or later, are faced with the need to record their work.
There may be various reasons for this.
Someone wants to record a team’s rehearsal for the subsequent “debriefing” in order to get rid of errors that may be noticeable to the listener, but which are difficult to detect directly during the rehearsal.
Someone wants to “run” the program at rehearsals and leave a record, for example, to familiarize invited musicians. They also write demos that can serve as rough material for future studio sessions, or are designed to create a general impression of the material for other people. Continue reading

Review article for beginner musicians

The training problem is one of the most important, but, unfortunately, the least covered, which often leads to disastrous results in terms of creative growth: without laying the proper basis at the very beginning of the path, it will subsequently be difficult to get on the right track. The first thing you need to decide is how seriously do you plan to master musical science. If the matter is limited to the performance of simple melodies, then, in fact, any device is suitable – regardless of the type of mechanics and the number of octaves. But if your intentions are more thorough, then this is completely different. In such a situation, an instrument with an 88-key (7 octaves) “heavy” hammer mechanics is needed, which, by tactile sensations, is as close as possible to a real piano. The question of choosing a digital piano also requires a responsible approach, especially considering that a model with a high-quality keyboard and realistic sound is, alas, not cheap. Yes, but why not just buy an ordinary piano? – you will take an interest. Ideally, this should be done, only because it takes up a lot of space, needs periodic preventive maintenance and does not allow to output sound through headphones. Not to mention the single “built-in timbre.”

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Interesting about music
Music affects our brain much deeper than any other human experience. Let's look at some interesting facts about music. Music helps premature babies Children born too early need a long…

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Good sound and all you need
This article will help you choose the equipment that best suits your tasks. Here we will try to talk not so much about HOW these or those devices are arranged,…

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About star collectives ...
Many musicians who have never worked in the accompaniment of domestic pop stars naively believe that this is an undoubted success for the musician, contributing to further professional and career…

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Percussion Recording
Once at the Department of Sound Engineering of the Institute. The Gnesins had a meeting with the famous sound engineer Yuri Bogdanov. He told various stories from his life for…

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