Music makes the brain work
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,…

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Loud music and reaction drivers
Listening to music at high volume while driving can impair the response and lead to a traffic accident. This conclusion was made by Canadian scientists. Their research showed that it…

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On the topic of the day: four new jazz albums
Jazzman - in principle, people are not indifferent to everything in life (and what will happen after it). Otherwise, they are not jazzmen. Which, however, does not prevent them from…

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Camera obscura: four new albums with classics

Let’s talk about the chamber genre. Trio, quartet, quintet – that’s all. The spring of 2019 brought a lot of beauty in this field: Shostakovich’s canonical quintet, Yevgeny Kissin’s only recording with the Emerson String Quartet, as well as the completely non-chamber, Rabelaisian Bruckner.

Chamber music is considered the most difficult genre, and for all. The composer has to invent something to make a dense text for a small number of instruments. Continue reading

Neuron History

The first Neurophone was made when Patrick was only 14 years old, in 1958. The following year, Flanagan gave a lecture at the Houston Amateur Radio Club, where he demonstrated the possibilities of his invention.

The day after the lecture a reporter called him from the Houston Post. He asked whether it would be possible to try the Neurophone on his relative, who is deaf as a result of spinal cord meningitis. The experiment was very successful. Continue reading

Why does music heal?
Almost everything that happens in nature is connected with the world of sounds. In any case, in wildlife. It can be considered proven that music affects us, plants, and animals.…

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Wish Tree: Four New Jazz Albums
Anyway, but today jazz is the most creative, modern, free and therefore interesting music from all styles. And this is the only genre in which domestic musicians perform in all…

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We see the sound
1. "Sound + color"? The property of sounds to cause color images was noticed long ago. Much has been written about the color hearing of A. Scriabin, who saw musical…

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Music for the brain - as a foreign language
The brain perceives music as another foreign language. This is the conclusion reached by scientists from the University of Liverpool, who investigated the brain area, which was previously considered to…

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