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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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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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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French horn

French horn (from German Waldhorn – “forest horn”, Italian corno, English french horn, French cor) – a brass wind musical instrument of a bass-tenor register. It came from a hunting signal horn; it entered the orchestra in the middle of the 17th century. Until the 1830s, like other copper instruments, it had no valves and was a natural instrument with a limited sound scale.

Among its closest neighbors, brass instruments, the horn stands out for its particularly melodious, velvety and warm timbre, and its thoughtfully lyrical sound. Its distant predecessor was a hunting horn, as evidenced by the name itself: translated from German “horn” means “forest horn”.

Hence the first impression of the sound of the horn is associated with the listener with unlimited distances, nature, forests and fields. Continue reading

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 waves arriving at these points. Wave interference is possible if the phase difference of the waves is constant in time, i.e., the waves are coherent. Wave interference is valid for waves of any nature and frequency.

When recording from several microphones, it is necessary to take care of their phasing: the signals from the microphones should not fall into the recording path in the opposite phase, since this can lead to their mutual compensation up to the complete disappearance. Without noticeable distortion of the timbre caused by interference of direct and reflected signals, the microphone can be brought closer to any reflecting surface at a distance of at least 1-1.5 m. Continue reading

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 much with additional functions, but with the keyboard as a musical instrument.

That is why such users prefer to buy large keyboards, sometimes which do not have such a wide range of additional functions, like the Axiom models.

The professional keyboard for musicians is the Keystation Pro 88. Unlike the Axiom models, the Keystation keyboards focus on the number of keys. Continue reading

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Cover group "Intermusa"
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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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