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Classical Music Can Help with The Training

Classical Music Can Help with The Training

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in String Quartet |

Those who train regularly tend to listen to rock, pop, or hip-hop music. These styles of music are particularly the most popular amongst the various athletes to motivate themselves and push their limits forward. However, classical music is more of a niche existence here. But that need not be. Sports scientists have studied the effects of classical music on people who enjoy working out. You see pretty good possibilities how the music of Mozart and Co can help to achieve better results of your daily sport routine.

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Modern Classical Music Can Be Incomprehensible to the Brain

Modern Classical Music Can Be Incomprehensible to the Brain

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in String Quartet |

Recent research shows that it is simply difficult for classical musicians to understand spontaneous compositions, while jazz musicians feel like fish in water playing with a freer technique or experimenting. For this reason, many do not like modern classical music because it is too difficult for the brain to understand these compositions as music.

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THE REALM OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019 in String Quartet |

The classics are poetic charms from long ago that we cherish in a modern paced life. Old world novels, poetry and music have inspired countless generations. In present day we are accustomed to the blaring beats of rock, pop and hip hop to motivate us through our schedule. We are in an endless state of busy amidst work, home and daily activities to tend to. Meditation and self-given time outs are often necessary to ease our minds into a much needed deep breath. Artistic endeavors persuade these moments depending on your personal interests.

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THE GREAT INFLUENCES OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in String Quartet |

The Renaissance period marked an age where music was intended for religious purposes. The governing churches were in the midst of transitioning to sole Christianity. They collaborated with rulers and held a persuasive notion across political matters, figures and the people of the land. Music was not to be enjoyed or associated with emotional connections unless it was to pay tribute to the Christian god. Much like pagan traditions that predated Christianity, music was included in ceremonies and rituals. During the Renaissance which lasted approximately two full centuries, the churches sovereignty began to decline in the matters of rulership. Composers found a new sense of freedom that allowed their talents to excel into the twenty first century.

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THE FLIP SIDE OF THE CLASSICAL COMPOSER COIN

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in String Quartet |

They say brilliant minds have the heaviest souls. The more accomplished or advanced an individual is, a shift seems to occur to provide balance. It is the creative, analytical and progressive thinkers that are labeled as weird, quirky or plain crazy by the general population. Until a grand discovery or result is provided, it is not often the label dissolves on its own. Famous composers in classical music history have a long resume of oddities that do not seem to harmonize with their legendary Musical contributions.

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