Psychosomatic reactions to some types of musical art
Music at all times, since its inception, has been used as a means of influencing people's consciousness. With its help, different goals were achieved. Knowledgeable people wisely approached the musical…

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The history of the Gregorian chant: the recitative of the prayer will be echoed by the choral
Gregorian chorales, Gregorian chants ... Most of us automatically associate these words with the Middle Ages (and rightly so). But the roots of this liturgical chant go back to the…

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Where to find strength to continue music lessons?
Dear friend! More than once in your life there will come a moment when you want to drop everything and retreat. Once this happens and with the desire to continue…

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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

Tchaikovsky's works for children
Petya, Petya, how could you! Exchange jurisprudence for a pipe! - the angry uncle of a negligent nephew, who quit the service of a titular adviser in the Ministry of…

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Musically gifted brain
Just as short-term learning increases the number of neurons that respond to sound, prolonged learning enhances the response of nerve cells and even causes physical changes in the brain. The…

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Velvet voice contralto. What is the main secret of his popularity
Contralto is one of the brightest female voices. Its velvety low sound is often compared to a cello. This voice is quite rare in nature, so it is very appreciated…

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Where to find strength to continue music lessons?
Dear friend! More than once in your life there will come a moment when you want to drop everything and retreat. Once this happens and with the desire to continue…

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