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.…

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Search for a new sound in the 20th century
The current search for timbre moves to other areas and is associated with the emergence of two completely new ways of making music for the European history of music. The…

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The secrets of low-budget music creation technology
Many musicians and sound engineers underestimate the capabilities of modern computers. Many musicians and sound engineers underestimate the capabilities of modern computers, music applications, and inexpensive sound cards. At the…

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the sounds

How to become a radio DJ About Radio DJ

In general, a radio DJ or radio host does not need to be able to put together records, because his work is in a completely different way of handling music. On the one hand, it simplifies your life: it may even seem to you that absolutely everyone can become a radio DJ. But, alas, everything is not so simple: just wanting to work on the radio is not enough, you need to develop yourself and broaden your horizons – and in what exactly directions, you will learn further.

In addition to the ability to handle a computer, vinyl and CD-ROMs, you must have a beautiful voice, good imagination and the ability to instantly clothe any thought you like in a coherent and interesting speech.

Everything is clear with the voice and imagination: the radio does not “sell” you, but your voice, and what Continue reading

What is pop music

Estrada is a type of stage art that implies both a separate genre and a synthesis of genres: singing, dance, original performance, circus art, illusions.

Pop music is a form of entertaining musical art, addressed to the widest audience.

This type of music was most developed in the 20th century. It usually includes dance music, various songs, works for pop-symphony orchestras and vocal-instrumental ensembles.

Often, pop music is identified with the existing concept of “light music”, that is, easy to perceive, generally available. In historical terms, classical music can be attributed to light music that is simple in content and has gained universal popularity, for example, the plays by F. Schubert and I. Brahms, F. Lehar and J. Continue reading

Sound and music. A bit of theory about sound and music

PHYSICAL BASIS OF SOUND

The word “sound” defines two concepts: the first is sound as a physical phenomenon; the second is sound as sensation.

1) During the vibration of an elastic body, such as a string, in the air surrounding it, pressure fluctuations occur, which propagate in space due to the elastic properties of the air.

These vibrations are called sound waves. They propagate from the sound source in all directions (that is, Continue reading

Reverb in music
In recent years, technologies in the field of creating spatio-temporal effects have improved significantly, and we can talk about significant progress in this area. We owe this progress to scientific…

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To the musician: Frequencies that are useful to remember. Frequency Musician Memo
The network (power) is noisy at a frequency of 50 Hz (and multiplied). To eliminate this, you need to remove the frequencies of 50 and 100 Hz using a parametric…

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Reasoning about art
“The poet owns the form, and the content belongs to the history and reality of his people” (Belinsky; compare Glinka: “The people compose music, we only arrange it”). Consequently, the…

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Removing the voice clips while singing
Often there is one and the same main problem with vocalists - constriction of the voice, as a result of tension of the vocal apparatus (in the neck) - external…

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