Old oboe
Tubes with single or double tongues are known, apparently, from ancient times. The oldest surviving instruments of this type are two silver pipes found in the Sumerian royal cemetery in…

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Cover group "Intermusa"
Every day dozens of tunes are composed in the world. Most of them, having sounded a short time, are forgotten. The best tracks are added to the lists of loved…

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A bit of history about acoustic and classic guitars
The history of the appearance of modern guitars, which people see today, originates from ancient times. Its ancestors consider those tools that were common in the countries of the Middle…

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quartets

Scherzo

Scherzo (Italian scherzo – literally “a joke”) is a playful character, can be part of a symphony, sonata, quartet or an independent musical piece in a lively, fast pace, with acutely characteristic rhythmic and harmonic turns, in three parts.

In the music of the XVI-XVII centuries – a small instrumental piece. So called canzonetta (songs) for one or several singers with humorous verses.

Such scherzo were written by C. Monteverdi, A. Brunelli, B. Marini. Since the beginning of the XVII century. The word “scherzo” also denoted plays for various instruments, close to capriccio (a free-form instrumental piece in a brilliant virtuoso style) with their bizarre change of episodes and moods. Continue reading

Cover group "Intermusa"
Every day dozens of tunes are composed in the world. Most of them, having sounded a short time, are forgotten. The best tracks are added to the lists of loved…

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DJ Instruments - How Long Are Their Centuries?
James Holden recently noted that his label Border Community is not going to give up vinyl releases in the near future. Talking with the organizers of the Field Day festival,…

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MIDI for the professional
Sophisticated musicians pay attention not only to quality, but also convenience and comfort, as well as compliance with real instruments: full dimension, hammer keyboard. Perhaps they are concerned not so…

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Interference
Interference is the phenomenon of amplification of oscillations at some points in space and weakening of oscillations at other points as a result of the superposition of two or more…

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