A single-voice or monophonic synthesizer is a synthesizer that can play only one note at a time, that is, you will not play a chord on such a synthesizer. Rather, you take it, but only one of the notes of the chord will sound. As a rule, the notes will alternate, for example, you have several chords in different keys, from which a melody or some kind of pad is composed.
A polyphonic or polyphonic synthesizer is capable of playing several notes at the same time (no more than Continue reading
Nature has given us legs and arms,
to save and defend ourselves – and we invented sport.
Nature gave us a sense of height
to sort the sounds of the world around us – and we invented music. ”
The task of the sound engineer — together with the composer and performer — is to create a sound image and transmit it to the listener using sound recording, sound reinforcement, broadcasting, soundtracks for film and television, etc. Continue reading
Performing as a special kind 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 do this is what is called the performing art. It’s clear now why performance (as special Continue reading