French horn
French horn (from German Waldhorn - “forest horn”, Italian. Corno, English french horn, French. Cor) - brass wind musical instrument bass-tenor register. It came from a hunting signal horn; it…

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Sound experiments
Electronic music owes its birth precisely to experiments with sound. Experiments with sound, or rather with sound vibrations, were essentially closer to science than to music. But it was precisely…

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About digital effects
Most compressors and gates are based on analog circuits. Most of the effects that apply time change in any form are based on digital electronics: delay, reverbs, pitch shifters, multi-effects…

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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 and with a long neck. It is used as an accompanying instrument in many musical styles, as well as as a solo classical instrument. It is the main instrument in such styles of music as blues, country, flamenco, rock music and many forms of popular music. Invented in the 20th century, the electric guitar had a strong impact on popular culture.

Many historians describe the origin of modern guitar and its varieties in different ways. This is not surprising, because the first stringed-plucked instruments, which were the prototype of a real guitar, appeared in ancient times, 3-4 thousand years Continue reading

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, kusle, kesle – this multi-stringed plucked instrument is known among the peoples of the Baltic and Volga regions.

Gusli has been known in Russia since the 11th century. In shape, the pterygoid gusli was distinguished, also called voiced or arched, and helmet-shaped. Both of them, while playing, were kept on their knees, but on the first strings they were plucked with a special thin plate – a plectrum, and on the second – with the fingers of both hands. At the end of the XVI – beginning of the XVII century. rectangular gusli were created in Russia. They had a table-shaped case with a lid, inside it stretched to 66 strings. When playing, the strings were plucked with the fingers of both hands, the sounds were loud, long, undamped.

Now three varieties of gusli are common: voiced, plucked and keyboard. Voiced gusli – direct heirs of the ancient Continue reading

Oboe

Oboe (from fr. 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 with a valve system and a double cane (tongue). Oboe acquired a modern look in the first half of the 18th century. The instrument has a melodious, but somewhat nasal, and in the upper register – a sharp timbre.

The oboe can also be a member of a brass band, in various chamber ensembles. By the sound of “la” oboe, an orchestra is tuned.

Oboe device is complicated. The sound in it occurs as a result of the vibration of two connected reed plates, Continue reading

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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Timbre Correction
Born in the 30s, the equalizer is the oldest and most commonly used sound processing by sound engineers. Today, the market has a wide variety of instruments for timbre correction…

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Music and vocals: learning to sing
Christine Linklater Voice Release The exercises of this system are aimed at releasing the voice from tension, at developing and strengthening it, primarily as a human tool and as an…

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The mysteries of a beautiful voice
Today I would like to touch upon a question related to the timbre, beauty and harmony of our voice. It is often said that a woman loves with her ears,…

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