Fifty shades of the dark middle ages
No, to be honest, the title is a bit tricky: we will give not fifty examples, but much less, but – nevertheless. The middle ages have always attracted musicians –…

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Why music heals?
Almost everything that happens in nature is connected with the world of sounds. At least in the wild. We can consider it proved that music influences us, plants and animals.…

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Mozart effect (part 2)
To test their assumptions Rauscher put a special experiment on rats, which is obviously not an emotional reaction to the music. A group of 30 rats was placed in a…

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hyperactivity

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 must somehow function in speech. And perhaps, first of all, it is necessary to look for manifestations of sound-color halos in poetry: where the sound side is especially important. The effect of zvukovya may play a role in the case, when in the poem creates a particular color pattern, and the pattern of the vowels of the verse should be supported, “light up” the picture with the sounds of the corresponding color. Continue reading

We see sound (part 1)

“I weighed the sound, measured and calculated
In the mystery of the word cunning penetrated.
And intelligent evil I have planned –
Gland to betray your living language…”
(A. Zhuravlev)
1. “Sound + color” ?
The property of sounds to cause color images has been seen for a long time. A lot was written about the color hearing of A. Scriabin, who saw musical sounds in color. The whole trend in art – color music – is based on this property of the sounds of music. Continue reading

Auditory therapy of A. Tomatis (part 3)

Motor skill
The vestibule, which is part of the inner ear, is responsible for the balance, coordination and position of the body. These signs will help to identify the presence of vestibular problems:

poor posture;
restless behavior;
clumsy, uncoordinated movements;
weak sense of rhythm;
clumsy handwriting; Continue reading

In healthy skin - healthy hearing (part 1)
The theory States that the brain uses a holographic coding system, so it is able to encode sensory signals through all the senses. Therefore, any stimulus, such as sound, for…

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Chinese musical instrument
For some reason, Chinese music, even popular, eludes the European listener. People are frightened by strange symbols instead of the usual Latin or Cyrillic, a strange incomprehensible language and a…

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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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2018: what happened to the ear
To sum up the musical results of the year – every time the lesson is not for the faint of heart. Certain things can be said at once, without looking…

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