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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Musical equipment for hotels
When designing many modern hotels, much attention is paid to additional services and offers for customers. These include: organizing a club, launching entertainment programs and organizing leisure activities. All this…

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A selection of musical gifts and jewelry for men
Holidays assume the presentation of all kinds of gifts, the choice of the right presentation to a dear person is sometimes not so simple. This is especially true for gifts…

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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

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Oboe
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Interval
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Old oboe
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