How to Choose

The awakening of passion for music is like the first serious love.  You are ready to devote all your free time to a new hobby, plan a long and happy future together, but at the same time you are afraid that some awkward action will suddenly destroy the magic. It really is.It is worth making a mistake in choosing a tool, and it will break dreams of a ruthless reality. Buy too primitive - it will limit your development even before you reach a noticeable result. Take one that is too expensive and venerable - and you will be disappointed by how modest your first successes sound for such a significant investment.We will tell you how beginners not to make a mistake when buying their first tool in an online store. Following our simple tips, you can easily pick up your equipment to enter into a long and, most importantly, harmonious relationship with music.

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    Purchase of a clarinet. How to choose a clarinet?

    The history of the clarinet goes back to the times of Georg Philipp Telemann, Georg Friedrich Handel and Antonio Vivaldi, i.e. the turn of the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries. It was they who unknowingly gave birth to today’s clarinet, using in their works the shawm (chalumeau), i.e. the prototype of the modern clarinet. The sound of the shawm was similar to the sound of a baroque trumpet called Clarino – high, bright and clear. The name of today’s clarinet derives from this instrument. Initially, the clarinet had a mouthpiece similar to that used in a trumpet, and the body had holes with three flaps. Unfortunately, the combination of the mouthpiece…

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    How to buy a guitar and not make a mistake

    First of all, you need to decide what type of guitar you need and for what purpose. There are several types of guitars – classical, acoustic, electro-acoustic, electric, bass and semi-acoustic. Classical guitars If you want to buy a guitar for learning, classical guitar is the best choice. It has a wide flat neck and nylon strings, which is convenient for beginners, since in this case it is easier to hit the strings and the strings themselves are softer, respectively, the fingers will not hurt much when playing, which beginners often experience. It has a beautiful, “matte” sound. For example, these are models such as Hohner HC-06 and Yamaha C-40 . Hohner HC-06/Yamaha C-40     Acoustic guitars Acoustic…

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    How to choose an electric guitar?

    An electric guitar is a type of guitar with pickups that converts the vibrations of the strings into an electrical signal and transmits it through a cable to an amplifier. The word ” electric guitar ” originated from the phrase “electric guitar”. Electric guitars are usually made from wood. The most common materials are alder, ash, mahogany (mahogany), maple. In this article, the experts of the store “Student” will tell you how to choose exactly the electric guitar that you need, and not overpay at the same time. So that you can better express yourself and communicate with music. Electric guitar construction   Electric guitar construction The neck consists of the front surface on which the metal nut…

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    What are the types of headphones?

    1. By design, headphones are: plug-in (“inserts”), they are inserted directly into the auricle and are one of the most common. intracanal or vacuum (“plugs”), similar to earplugs, they are also inserted into the auditory (ear) canal. For example:  Sennheiser CX 400-II PRECISION BLACK headphones overhead and full-size (monitor). As comfortable and discreet as earbuds are, they can’t produce good sound. It is very difficult to achieve a wide frequency range and with a small size of the headphones themselves. For example: INVOTONE H819 headphones  2. According to the method of sound transmission, headphones are: wired, connected to the source (player, computer, music center, etc.) with a wire, providing maximum sound quality. Professional headphone models are made…

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    How to choose a radio microphone

    Basic principles of operation of radio systems The main function of a radio or wireless system is to transmit information in a radio signal format. “Information” refers to an audio signal, but radio waves can also transmit video data, digital data, or control signals. The information is first converted into a radio signal. The conversion of the original signal into a radio signal is carried out by changing the  radio wave . Wireless microphone systems typically consist of three main components : an input source, a transmitter, and a receiver. The input source generates the audio signal for the transmitter. The transmitter converts the audio signal into a radio signal and transmits it to the environment. The receiver “picks up” or receives the radio signal…

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    How to choose an acoustic guitar

    Acoustic guitar is a stringed plucked musical instrument (in most varieties with six strings) from the guitar family. The design features of such guitars are: usually metal strings, a narrow neck and the presence of an anchor (metal rod) inside the neck to adjust the height of the strings. In this article, the experts of the store “Student” will tell you how to choose exactly the acoustic guitar that you need, and not overpay at the same time. So that you can better express yourself and communicate with music. Guitar construction By understanding the basics of an acoustic guitar, you will be able to see and discern the nuances that will help you choose the most suitable instrument.   Acoustic guitar construction 1. Pegs (peg mechanism )  are…

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    How to choose a home theater

    The selection of components that provide high quality when playing both movies and music is a commendable task, but if you do not have a bottomless wallet, you will most likely have to find a compromise. Probably, at this stage, you will want to “pump” the system by this or that combination of acoustics and hardware. How to make this combination the most effective ? In this article, the experts of the store “Student” will tell you what to look for when choosing your home theater. First of all, decide what is more important to you – music or cinema? Ask yourself questions: do you listen to music or watch movies more often? Do not forget about the aesthetic component – is the…

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    How to choose studio monitors

    Studio monitors are ideal speakers or, in other words, low-power speaker systems. Used in professional recording to control instrument balance, performance (during recording), and sound quality. Monitors are designed to  display the sound of recorded material as clearly as possible . It is worth adding that studio monitors are not chosen by the beauty of their sound – first of all, monitors should reveal the maximum number of recording defects. Studio audio monitors can also be called the ideal acoustic system, since nothing better has yet been invented for sound control. Given the perfectly clear and smooth sound of studio monitors, they can be used to write and listen to any type and genre of music, that is, they are universal…

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    How to choose a bass guitar

    A bass guitar (also called an electric bass guitar or just a bass) is a string- plucked musical instrument designed to play in the bass range e. It is played mainly with fingers, but playing with a mediator is also acceptable ( a thin  plate  with a pointed end , which cause strings to vibrate ) . Mediator The bass guitar is a subspecies of the double bass, but has a less massive body and neck , as well as a smaller scale. Basically, the bass guitar uses 4 strings , but there are options with more. As with electric guitars, bass guitars require an amp to play. Before the invention of the bass guitar, the double bass was the main bass instrument. This instrument, along with its advantages, also had a number of characteristic drawbacks that made…

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    How to choose a drum kit

    Drum set (drum set, eng. drumkit) – a set of drums, cymbals and other percussion instruments adapted for the convenient playing of a drummer musician. Commonly used in jazz , blues , rock and pop. Usually ,  drumsticks, various brushes and beaters are used when playing . The hi-hat and bass drum use pedals, so the drummer plays while sitting on a special chair or stool. In this article, the experts of the store “Student” will tell you how to choose exactly the drum set that you need, and not overpay at the same time. So that you can better express yourself and communicate with music. Drum set device   The standard drum kit includes the following items: Cymbals : – Crash – A cymbal with a powerful, hissing…