Vocal processing and correction
The sound engineer, relying on the experience gained and the knowledge gained, uses various methods when processing vocals. The timbre, character, style, dynamics inherent in vocals have a direct impact…

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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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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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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

Theater festivals
March 27 is the International Theater Day. And this means that soon it will be time to take stock of the many long-awaited festivals that took place this year in…

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Rhapsody
Rhapsody (from the Greek. Rhapsodía - singing or recitation singing epic poems; epic poem, a song of a rhapsody) is a free-form vocal or instrumental work consisting of several contrasting…

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Suite
Suite (from the French Suite - “row”, “sequence”) - a cyclical musical form, consisting of several independent contrasting parts, united by a common concept. It is a multi-part cycle consisting…

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Binaural music - listen in stereo headphones
The term binaural is derived from two Latin words: bina - two and auras - ear. The term "binaural hearing" refers to the ability of humans and animals to determine…

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