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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How different musical styles and styles affect a person
Classical music has the most complete positive effect on all organs of the human body. This influence has been noticed for a long time and, according to scientists, the effect…

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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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Pipe history

Trumpet is one of the oldest musical instruments. Mention of the oldest instruments of this type dates back to about 3600 BC. e.

Pipes existed in many civilizations – in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient China, etc., and were used as signaling instruments. The pipe played such a role for many centuries until the 17th century.

In the Middle Ages, trumpeters were obligatory members of the army, only they could quickly transmit an order from the commander to other parts of the army at a distance with a signal. The art of playing the trumpet was considered “elite”, he was taught only by specially selected people. In peacetime, trumpets sounded at festive processions, knightly tournaments, in large cities there was a position of “tower” trumpeters, which informed of the arrival of a high-ranking person, the change of time of day (thus playing the role of a kind of clock), approaching the city of the enemy army and other events . Continue reading

The trumpet

The trumpet (Italian tromba, French trompette, German Trompete, English trumpet) is a brass wind instrument of the alto-soprano register, the highest in sound among brass. A natural pipe has been used as a signal instrument since ancient times, and from about the 17th century it became part of the orchestra. With the invention of the valve mechanism, the pipe received a full chromatic scale and from the mid-19th century it became a full-fledged instrument of classical music. The instrument has a bright, brilliant timbre; it is used as a solo instrument in symphony and wind orchestras, as well as in jazz and other genres.

The sonorous calling voice of the trumpet has been known since ancient times to shepherds, hunters, warriors. Long before our era, the pipe was known to the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Continue reading

Pastoral

Pastoral – (Latin pastoralis, French pastorale, shepherd, rural) – a genre in literature, painting, music and in the theater, poeticizing a peaceful and simple rural life. Pastoral can be called:

Pastoral music, which can include both large and small works, dedicated to the depiction of nature or rural life. Sizes 6/8, 12/8 are characteristic of the musical pastoral, the smooth calm movement of the melody, often doubled into a third. Examples of pastorals are in the works of A. Vivaldi, D. Scarlatti, F. Couperin, I. S. Bach and other composers. Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony is also known. Continue reading

German music
The Germans can be called a musical nation because Germany gave the world such famous musicians and composers as Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Strauss and Handel. Classical music in Germany originated…

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How to create modern electronic music
Electronic music is a relatively new genre, which, however, is becoming more and more popular every day. The very first electronic music appeared back in the early 30s, when Lev…

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Rehearsal facilities and their equipment
Rehearsal facilities were created especially for groups seeking to improve their skills and hone the sound of instruments. The area of ​​the room, as a rule, is not too large,…

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German music
The Germans can be called a musical nation because Germany gave the world such famous musicians and composers as Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Strauss and Handel. Classical music in Germany originated…

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