How significant is the music?
Music - what is it? Where did it come from, and in general, why does it exist? It would seem that the questions are worthy of a child, and the…

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On the perception of sound and music. Sound Perception and Compression
Simple compression methods Traditional lossless compression methods (Huffman, LZW, etc.) are usually poorly applied to compressing audio information (for the same reasons as when compressing visual information). Some lossy compression…

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Hits are born at home. Review article for beginner musicians
What to learn to play? The training problem is one of the most important, but, unfortunately, the least covered, which often leads to disastrous results in terms of creative growth:…

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designations

Music: tempo, rhythm and meter. About pace, rhythm and meter

The tempo in music is the speed of metric counting units (the ratio of the number of events that happened to the time they took).

According to a long tradition, the tempo is designated in Italian and is set at the very beginning of the musical notation of the work. The main designations of tempo in ascending order:

grave, largo, adagio, tape (slow pace);
andante, moderato (moderate pace);
animato, allegro, vivo, presto (fast pace). Continue reading

Effects for sound processing. Composition processing
This article discusses the principles of operation of various devices designed for sound processing. About how and in which cases it is correct and it is necessary to use them…

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Fundamentals of psychoacoustics. Interesting features of psychoacoustics
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…

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Musical notation. About musical notation
Musical notation is an ordered set of musical notation symbols designed to convey some musical material in writing. Musical notation - a system of graphic characters used to record music.…

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Revitalizing MIDI Drums
Many may rightly argue that the great advantage of sampled, electronic drums is that they don’t force you to use ‘realistic’ rhythmic patterns or drum sounds. Most dance music, for…

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