Why does music heal?
Almost everything that happens in nature is connected with the world of sounds. In any case, in wildlife. It can be considered proven that music affects us, plants, and animals.…

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Piano Performance: A Brief Background
The history of professional musical performance began in those times when the first musical composition recorded with notes appeared. Performance is the result of the composer’s bilateral activities, expressing his…

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The composer’s worldview and the content of the musical work (on the example of the works of P. Tchaikovsky, A. Scriabin)
A real revelation for the music lover can be an acquaintance with the worldview of the composer. To do this, in addition to listening to the works of a musical…

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through music were recorded

Piano Performance: A Brief Background

The history of professional musical performance began in those times when the first musical composition recorded with notes appeared. Performance is the result of the composer’s bilateral activities, expressing his thoughts through music, and the performer who embodies the author’s creation. The process of playing music is full of secrets and riddles. In any musical interpretation, two tendencies make friends and compete: the striving for the pure expression of the composer’s idea and the striving for the full self-expression of the virtuoso-player. The victory of one tendency inexorably leads to the defeat of both – like this paradox! Let’s take a fascinating journey into the history of piano and piano performance and try to trace how the author and performer interacted over epochs and centuries. Continue reading

How to learn to sing high notes
High notes can be difficult for novice vocalists, and more so for those who did not sing in the choir during their childhood. You can learn to sing them correctly…

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Mozart effect
Listening to Mozart's music enhances our brain activity. After listening to Mozart, people responding to the standard IQ test demonstrate an increase in intelligence. This phenomenon discovered by some scientists…

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Mozart effect
Listening to Mozart's music enhances our brain activity. After listening to Mozart, people responding to the standard IQ test demonstrate an increase in intelligence. This phenomenon discovered by some scientists…

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Songs of Victory: a grateful memory
What is behind this brief and at the same time unusually capacious phrase - “Victory songs”? Very, very much: four years of incredible exertion of physical and mental forces lying…

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