Riddles of musical text and creative guesses of the performer
Throughout the history of performance, some musicians trusted their intuition and creatively beat the composer's ideas, while other performers carefully followed all the instructions of the author. Undoubtedly, there is…

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How to record a song at home?
Many people just love to sing, someone knows how to play certain musical instruments, someone writes music, words, in general, ready-made songs. And at one fine moment there may be…

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Music-Education.ruVocal and singing Male and female singing voices
All singing voices are divided into female, male and children's. The main female voices are soprano, mezzo-soprano and contralto, and the most common male voices are tenor, baritone and bass.…

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Performance – subtleties and nuances

Music is an amazing, subtle world of human feelings, thoughts, experiences. The world, which has attracted millions of listeners to concert halls for centuries, inspires composers and performers. The mystery of music is that we are enthusiastically listening to the sounds written by the composer’s hand, but presented to us by the work of the performer. The magic of performing music is more than one century popular. The sequence of people who want to learn how to play an instrument, sing, and compose is still not decreasing. There are circles, specialized music schools, music academies, art schools and circles …

And they all teach one thing – to perform. WHAT IS THE PERFORMANCE MAGIC CONCLUDED IN? Performance is not a mechanical translation of musical icons (notes) into sounds and not a reproduction, a copy of an existing masterpiece. Music is a rich world with its own language. The language that carries information hidden: in musical notation (sound-pitch and rhythmic); in dynamic nuances; in melismatics; in strokes; in pedaling, etc. Sometimes music is compared to science. Continue reading

Musical literature Main musical genres
Today's post is devoted to the topic - the main musical genres. To begin with, let's decide what we will consider the musical genre. After that, genres proper will be…

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Musician: how to neutralize pop excitement?
The excitement before the performance - the so-called pop excitement - can spoil a public performance, even if it is the fruit of long and persistent rehearsals. The thing is…

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P.I. Tchaikovsky: through thorns to the stars
A very long time ago on the southwestern borders of Russia, in the steppes of Ukraine, there lived a freedom-loving Cossack family with a beautiful surname Chaika. The history of…

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The story of the creation of the song "God Bless America" ("Lord Bless America") - an unofficial anthem of the United States
This man in America became what Isaac Dunaevsky was in the USSR. The celebration of Irwin Berlin on his 100th birthday marked a big concert at Carnegie Hall, which was…

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