Guitar story
Guitar - (Spanish: quitarra from the Greek. Kithara - lyre) is a kind of stringed musical instrument with a wooden body - a resonator in the shape of an eight…

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What is a harp
Gusli is a stringed musical instrument, the most common in Russia. The harp is a flat box-resonator with strings stretched over it. Under various names - cannel, kankles, kok-le, kantele,…

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About the piano
Piano mechanics. The sound in the piano is extracted by hammering the strings. With the help of pegs, the strings are pulled onto the resonant deck (in the piano, the…

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first example

What is rondo

Rondo (from French rondeau – “circle”, “movement in a circle”) is a musical form in which repeated (at least 3) conducts of the main theme (refrain) alternate with episodes that differ from each other

A – B – A – C – A – … – A

An unchanging main theme – refrain – is like a chorus, side themes – episodes – are, by sense, tunes. The number of episodes can be from two or more (as indicated by points in the scheme). Rondo is an old form. It comes from round dance songs with a refrain, which was repeated without change, and only the verses were updated in the refrain, but not the melody (A B A B1 A B2 A … A). In professional music, this is one of the most common forms. In medieval France, troubadours and trouvers composed rondo in the form of poetry and music. Medieval musical and poetic rondos have a special structure that does not Continue reading

Overture
Overture (from French ouverture, introduction) in music is an instrumental (usually an orchestral) play performed before the start of any performance - a theater performance, opera, ballet, motion picture, etc.,…

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Questions and answers about vocals
At what age can I learn to sing? You can get involved in singing at any age. It is desirable - in the young, even ... in the womb (scientists…

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About the flute
Block flute, recorder (longitudinal flute) - a wind instrument, usually made of wood or plastic. It has very little in common with the usual, i.e. transverse flute. The flute is…

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Ballad of effects
Effects are an integral part of any musical composition. Often whether it will be successful depends on their correct choice. And it doesn’t matter what genre the song belongs to,…

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