Each person, sometimes, has the feeling: to leave behind some kind of memory. Each in his own way remains in the hearts of people. Someone writes poetry, someone writes music. Some leave a large inheritance, and they remember the same thing. Today, I want to talk about one person who will live forever. His name is Elvis Presley. All of you, at least once heard this name, but not all of you know who he was. Elvis Presley was the king of rock and roll. From the very beginning, he became the idol of youth, gathered thousands of audiences. He had a clear talent. I would like to dwell on his life in more detail.
From an early age, Elvis Presley was interested in music. In the beginning, he even sang in a church choir. Over time, he began to practice blues and country. You probably know what it is. If not, refer to the dictionary. Elvis loved his mother very much. Continue reading
How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin?
It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching the antenna or removing the performer’s hand from it. The desire to use electricity in music encouraged inventors to come up with unusual instruments with fancy names – emiriton, trautonium, and violen. In the thirties, the first electric guitars appeared. But they probably have nothing in common with a modern electric guitar, except for the belt on which it is hung. And it was difficult to call those instruments an electric guitar. Just because of the urge to somehow isolate the guitar in the orchestra, to make its sound louder, a pickup was attached to the acoustic guitar. Continue reading