Equalizer
Equalizer (English equalize - “equalize”, the general abbreviation is “EQ”), a timbre block is a device or computer program that allows you to increase or decrease the volume of individual…

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SO WHAT IS THIS SUCH - "SIMPO-ELECTRONIC MUSIC"?
The idea to write an article under that title did not arise from idleness and not at all by chance, but as an urgent need for a precise and clear…

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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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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

MIDI keyboard

MIDI keyboard (Modern instrument for the musician)

We all know synthesizers, which are “electronic pianos” with many special effects and functions.

The whole charm of the synthesizer lies in the fact that it can autonomously act as a musical instrument, providing good sound from almost any timbre.

There are also disadvantages, the main of which is the relatively high cost of a good synthesizer and its significant dimensions. Continue reading

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