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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What is pop music
Estrada is a type of stage art that implies both a separate genre and a synthesis of genres: singing, dance, original performance, circus art, illusions. Pop music is a form…

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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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effects of music

Reasoning about art

“The poet belongs to the form, and the content to the history and reality of his people” (Belinsky; compare Glinka: “The people compose music, we only arrange it”). Consequently, the artist’s task is to discover (rather than invention) the content and invention for him the form corresponding to him (expressing the form in a broad, philosophical sense).
Chernyshevsky argued that art is a weak semblance of life and that, for example, paintings depicting the sea are needed only by those who have not seen the real sea. But it seems that the old woman, who served as the original for the Rembrandt picture, did not attract such attention as this picture, and that the Continue reading

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 means to “fulfill” it. Once in music, the creation and performance of a work did not separate from each other: in ancient times, a musician sang or played what he composed, improvised.

But the creation of a painter or sculptor is embodied in material that has been preserved for centuries, and the material of music (sound) lives while it sounds. Unsound, a piece of music ceases to really exist, disappears. To hear it again, it needs to be revived each time again, to make it sound again. The ability to Continue reading

What is rock and roll, rock and roll history

Rock and roll literally excited the youth of America in the mid-50s of the last century. And then the whole world. And while boys and girls sang along with popular singers and lit on the dance floors, their parents opposed the “innovations” in the music world. Why has this style gained immense popularity and why has it become an apple of discord between generations? About this and not only our page.

Rock and Roll History
We owe the term “rock and roll” to Alan Freed, an American DJ. He worked at the Cleveland radio station and very often broadcast black music because he noticed how white youth gravitated towards it. The name “rock and roll” came from the popular song “We’ll rock, we’ll roll”. This happened in 1952. Continue reading

Mozart effect
The beneficial effects of classical music on man have already been spoken about. Pregnant women are even advised to listen to such music so that the baby develops well and…

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Sound effects
Let's dwell on the consideration of those manipulations with sound that allow you to achieve the appearance of effects such as, for example, echo, reverb, etc. There are various ways…

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Why do you need compression
Of all the processes used in the production of modern music, signal compression is perhaps the most difficult to perceive. This is primarily due to the fact that often the…

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Why do you need compression
Of all the processes used in the production of modern music, signal compression is perhaps the most difficult to perceive. This is primarily due to the fact that often the…

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