How to overcome the constriction in the voice?
Tightness in the voice is a problem that accompanies many vocalists. As a rule, the higher the note, the more the voice is jammed, and the more difficult it becomes…

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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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Save your talent: how to keep a voice?
The talented singer is admirable. His voice is like a rare instrument in the hands of a master. And therefore, you need to handle it carefully, carefully. Let's see how…

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children’s perception

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

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 performers, according to their technical capabilities. WORLD OF CHILDREN’S MUSIC Opera and ballets, songs, instrumental plays have been created for children. R. Schumann, J. Bizet, C. Saint-Saens, A.K. Lyadov, A.S. Arensky, B. Bartok, S.M. Maykapar and other venerable composers. Many composers composed works for their own babies, and also dedicated their works to the children of their relatives and friends. For example, I.S. Bach, teaching the music of his children, wrote various plays for them (“Notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach”). The appearance of “Children’s Album” P.I. Tchaikovsky owes the composer communication with the children of his own sister and brother’s pupil. In music for children, composers of various styles see common features: bright, almost visible imagery; clarity of musical language; the clarity of the musical form. Continue reading

How to learn to sing if there is no hearing, or, What to do if "the bear has stepped on the ear"?
It happens that a person really wants to learn to sing, but people around him, often unaware, tell him that nothing will come of it, because he allegedly does not…

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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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YOUNG MOZART AND MUSIC SCHOOL PUPILS
Wolfgang Mozart gave us not only his great music, but also opened for us (as Columbus opened the way to America) the path to the heights of musical excellence from…

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Christmas song "Silent Night, Wondrous Night": sheet music and creation story
On the wall of an old school in the Austrian town of Arndorf, and now there is a memorial plaque. The inscription tells that there are two people in these…

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