The story of the creation of the song "God Bless America" ("Lord Bless America") - an unofficial anthem of the United States
This man in America became what Isaac Dunaevsky was in the USSR. The celebration of Irwin Berlin on his 100th birthday marked a big concert at Carnegie Hall, which was…

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How to develop a musical ear - for self-taught and not only!
Musical education, especially for adults, can be difficult if a person has insufficiently developed musical ear. That is why most music educators do not recommend ignoring solfeggio classes, the main…

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Andres Segovia Torres: The Revival of the Guitar
SPAIN!!! Homeland of great sailors, ancient chivalric novels, roguish literature. Land of Cervantes, Velazquez, Goya ... A country of unquenchable temperament, openness and Honor. Where else can you meet such…

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Selection of music by ear: genius or skill? Thinking

It is no secret that many children study at a music school without associating their future profession with music. As they say, just for yourself, for the overall development. But here is the interesting thing. Communicating with graduates of music schools, one can often encounter a paradoxical phenomenon: children freely read sheet music, expressively play complex classical works, and at the same time are completely at a loss to pick up accompaniment even to Murka.

What is the matter? Really pick up music by ear is the destiny of the elite, but in order to entertain the company of friends with modern tunes played to order, you need to have brilliant musical abilities? Subtract and multiply, do not offend the little ones What children do not teach at the music school: to build quintsept chords from all levels in all tones, and to sing vocals in the choir, and to appreciate Italian opera, and to play arpeggios with black keys at such a speed that the look behind fingers do not have time. Continue reading

Andres Segovia Torres: The Revival of the Guitar

SPAIN!!! Homeland of great sailors, ancient chivalric novels, roguish literature. Land of Cervantes, Velazquez, Goya … A country of unquenchable temperament, openness and Honor. Where else can you meet such cheerfulness ?! For the Spaniard, evening is not a preparation for bedtime, but the beginning of revelry! Songs, dances, flamenco … Many believe that the music of Spain is the best in the world. Here and only here a guitar could be born! We will tell you about the great Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia Torres (1893-1987), a man of legend. He was lucky to be born in Spain, in the small Andalusian town of Linares, to absorb the rich history, culture, traditions of this country. For nearly a hundred years, he lived with Spain in his heart and with all of humanity in his soul, serving one lady – the Guitar. Continue reading

How to sing

A singer who has not prepared his vocal chords for certain loads arising in the process of performing some complex fragments of a work, as well as an athlete who has not completed a warm-up, may be injured and lose the opportunity to continue his activity. People who want to learn how to perform high-quality vocal works want to learn how to sing correctly in order to warm up their voice. A good help in this matter can serve as a video lesson from Elizabeth Bokova, during which she offers six singing exercises with a gradual complication of voice parts, and also explains some of the nuances regarding proper singing breathing and sound production.

The lessons are suitable for both experienced and novice vocalists. Watch the lesson right now: If you want to get even more useful and, most importantly, effective vocal exercises, then here you go: WHAT IS COMMON FOR ANY SINGERS? Continue reading

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