Myths about language (part 2)
For all kinds of "inability" to foreign languages often is either a lack of knowledge of the native and – I'm not afraid of the word – dislike for him,…

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Sounds that are not
Let's listen to a tape of spiritual music — Tibetan monks or Gregorian singing. If you listen, you can hear the voices merge, forming one pulsating tone. This is one…

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Enhancing cathartic experiences through music
One look at a person who has a difficult experience in his memory, actualized in the present, is enough to determine the presence of this experience. Usually, the person tries…

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hypostasis

The horror and mystery of a Russian folk

On the one hand, fortunately, gone are the days when the concept of “Russian folk music” was reduced to “Play, accordion” and the ensemble “birch”. On the other hand, we seem to still underestimate neither the stylistic diversity of Russian folk in General, nor the number and quality of its facets, which can please the connoisseur of horror.

Russian folk, senseless and ruthless…. Oh, sorry wrong quote, but still not quite in the subject. But the real truth in it: that motley bunch, which is sometimes referred to as Russian folk, often are not true to the folk and not always refers to the Russian. First, not all groups write in this “style” is generally taken for folk instruments, and secondly, to put it mildly, few use really popular songs, and third, the basis of creativity of many local musicians is, certainly, folklore, but not always domestic. Continue reading

Auditory therapy of A. Tomatis (part 2)
The function of hearing Hearing, not hearing, is the primary function of the ear. Tomatis draws a clear line between hearing and hearing. Hearing is a passive process; listening is…

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We see sound (part 2)
3. Implementation of the theory in poetic texts If there are matches of speech sounds to certain colors, even in the subconscious, then they must appear somewhere, the sound color…

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Wave of consciousness
Beta waves are the fastest. Their frequency varies, in the classical version, from 14 to 42 Hz (and according to some modern sources - more than 100 Hz). In the…

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The most terrible hip-hop
When an ordinary man in the street hears the word "rap", he comes to mind reciting a bit about the beautiful and luxurious life, or Vice versa — about the…

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