How to learn to sing beautifully: the basic rules of vocals
Many people dream of learning to sing beautifully. But is this activity suitable for everyone, or is it science for the elite? For most singers, the voice melody sounds easy…

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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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History of Gregorian chants
Gregorian chorales, Gregorian chants ... Most of us automatically associate these words with the Middle Ages (and rightly so). But the roots of this liturgical chant go back to the…

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Why is breathing so important for a vocalist

A professional teacher will immediately distinguish a beginner from an experienced vocalist in setting his breath. The main signs of unsettled breathing are: Inability to stretch a long note. The beginner simply does not have enough air to hold it, so his voice begins to tremble on long notes, a falsity appears, the timbre becomes dull or the sound disappears completely. Inability to sing a phrase in one go. Often such a singer begins to take a breath in the middle of the words, which distorts the transmission of the meaning of the song and its mood. This is especially pronounced in slow or, conversely, very fast compositions. The voice sounds dull, not at full strength. It does not fully reveal its timbre, characteristic intonation, even in some cases it is difficult to understand who sings, soprano or mezzo, tenor or baritone. Without proper breathing, good vocals are impossible.

The breath is short, short, when you inhale the shoulders rise. This is because the layman breathes only the tops of the lungs, so he does not have enough breath to hold the whole phrase to the end. Continue reading

Singing a chorus: what do you need and what methods to use?
Choral performance has a strong impact on a wide audience of listeners. To achieve this result, you have to work hard. It is necessary to conduct regular regular rehearsals -…

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Children's classical music
Classical composers devoted many pages of their work to children. These musical works are written taking into account the peculiarities of children's perception, many of them are specially for small…

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The best romances of all time
What is a romance? The root of this word can confuse and take far away from the right answer - to recall the Romanesque style in art, the literary genre…

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Singing a chorus: what do you need and what methods to use?
Choral performance has a strong impact on a wide audience of listeners. To achieve this result, you have to work hard. It is necessary to conduct regular regular rehearsals -…

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