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…

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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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Professional sound and light at the event
Today, not a single disco, holiday event or concert can do without stage equipment. High-quality sound and light are the key to the success of any show. The attitude of…

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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 of independent, contrasting plays, united by a common artistic idea. Sometimes, instead of the name “suite”, composers used another, also widespread – “partita”.

The suite is distinguished from the sonata and symphony by the great independence of the parts, not such rigor, the regularity of their relationship. The term “suite” was introduced in the second half of the XVII century by French composers. Suites of the XVII — XVIII centuries were dancing; orchestral non-dancing suites appeared in the 19th century (the most famous are “Scheherazade” by N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Pictures from the Exhibition” by M. P. Mussorgsky). Continue reading

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

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

Differences, advantages, and disadvantages of the different guitars
Many in childhood, adolescence, and in adulthood dreamed of the ability to play a wonderful musical instrument: violin, drums, piano, trumpet or guitar. Of course, the last device was very…

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Oboe
Oboe (from French hautbois, literally “tall tree”, English, German and Italian oboe) is a woodwind musical instrument of the soprano register of the symphony orchestra, which is a conical tube…

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Yamaha is the story of the legendary guitar maker
One of the oldest corporations in the world - Yamaha was born in 1897. It bears the name of its founder Thorakus Yamaha, whose love of musical instruments encouraged him…

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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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