Let’s talk about modern music. What is generally considered modern: everything that is not called “classics”, or works of modern composers, written according to strict academic standards, or maybe just everything that still arouses some interest? Anyway, sometimes we can observe how yesterday’s avant-garde artists become living classics, and pop hits move into the repertoire of academic groups. And at the most, it would seem, well-known figures of the last century, new facets are revealed. Continue reading
Not so long ago, American scientists conducted an experiment in which it became clear that music helps a lot – for example, in reading and concentration.
According to Nina Kraus, a neurologist at Northwestern University, who conducted the experiment, the findings highlight the importance of practicing music. “When school funding is limited, the first thing that is removed from the program is usually just music lessons. This is a big mistake.” Continue reading
From ancient times to the present day, musical art has undoubtedly been recognized by philosophers, musicians, educators as an indispensable means of developing the spiritual world of man. No art can be compared with music by the power of emotional impact. Continue reading