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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About sound synthesis methods. Sound Synthesis Methods
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,…

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About the direction of the microphone. Microphone directivity
By the angle of sound pickup or directivity, we mean the zone of the possible location of the source of the sound signal, inside of which there is no significant…

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Equalizers and their application

Graphic equalizer is a multi-range corrector of the amplitude-frequency characteristics of electric sound signals. The boundaries of the full range of frequencies in which the amplitude-frequency characteristic is corrected are determined by the range of frequencies perceived by the human ear. The lower limit of this range is sound vibrations with a frequency of 20 Hz. (oscillations per second), and the upper – 20 KHz. (thousand oscillations per second).

The graphic equalizer, depending on its accuracy, determined by the width of one band, may contain a different number of ranges in which the values ​​of the amplitude-frequency characteristics are set. For example, with a bandwidth of one octave, the equalizer will contain 10 bands, with a bandwidth of 1/2 octaves – 15 bands, and Continue reading

Quartet what is it

In music, an ensemble consisting of four musicians or singers is called a quartet. The most widespread among them was the string quartet, consisting of two violins, viola and cello.

It appeared back in the 18th century, when amateur musicians, gathering in the evenings, spent their leisure time playing the stringed instruments. Over time, prominent musicians began to unite in quartets. Such ensembles performed at the courts of princes, in the noble rooms, and since the 19th century. – in concert philharmonic halls. Now the string quartet is one of the most common types of chamber ensemble.

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Kurt COBAIN: Last 30 Days

March 3, 1993 Thursday.

On this day, Kurt Cobain stayed at the Exelsior Rome 5-star hotel, after the canceled Nirvana tour in Munich and Offenbach. The reason for the failure of the voice.
He stayed at the hotel with his wife Curtney Love and daughter Francis, who specially went to Rome to meet with Kurt. Unexpectedly, in the middle of the night, Cobain takes 50 tablets of raipnol, and in combination with champagne. Curtney Love found the note, but it was never published.
March 4, Friday.

At 6:30 in the morning, Cobain is already in a coma, and an ambulance takes him to Umberto I hospital, where his stomach is washed; after 5 hours, ero is already being transported to a comfortable private American clinic. CNN Continue reading

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The music of the ancients. Primeval music
The origin of the word "music" is known to everyone: from the Greek "art of muses." But the question of how this type of art arose was controversial in the…

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Cakewalk: working with a stave. About working with the stave at Cakewalk
In Cakewalk, the Staff instrument is one of the most convenient and important means of creating a melody. For musicians using classical musical notes, guitarists who are accustomed to the…

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The advent of electronic music
Electronic music owes its birth precisely to experiments with sound. Experiments with sound, or rather with sound vibrations, were essentially closer to science than to music. But it was precisely…

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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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