Every day dozens of tunes are composed in the world. Most of them, having sounded a short time, are forgotten. The best tracks are added to the lists of loved ones from generations of listeners. They remain popular for many decades and sound in all corners of the planet not only in old recordings, but also in the form of cover versions. Singers and musicians specializing in playing popular tunes are called cover bands. The members of such groups are distinguished by exceptional professionalism, absolute musical ear, and the widest repertoire. They are more than professionals, they are virtuosos. Continue reading
The history of the appearance of modern guitars, which people see today, originates from ancient times. Its ancestors consider those tools that were common in the countries of the Middle and Middle East a few millennia ago. And some of the representatives of this instrument are Nabble, Egyptian Kifara, Kinnor, wine and other ancient instruments that had a resonating body and a neck.
All of these instruments at that time had a hollow, rounded body, which was made from whole small pieces of wood or from the shells of turtles or dried pumpkins. And in the first half of the century of a new era, the lute, which is the closest relatives of the guitar, was quite popular. Its name is translated as harmonious and wooden. Continue reading
Color and music (light and music) settings are created for simultaneous playback of musical composition and lighting effects. The light effect on the listener may not be synchronous with respect to the music. Thanks to these devices, the music lover significantly enhances the perception of the currently sounding composition.
Color music: from the beginnings to the modern
The great Russian composer A. Scriabin became the progenitor of modern color music devices. For the “Poem of Fire” with his hands he created an apparatus with a keyboard that reproduces color effects. Christmas tree garland also has common roots with modern CMU. Continue reading