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With traditional or detachable collar black or white and white with Windsor collar.
Not all sizes are available any more. The length is not so important (you can choose 188 cm even when you are much shorter) but check the collar size.
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Dear UK customers,
We can ship to the UK only with a courier, via customs (from 18 EUR).
The UK decided that for orders under £135 (about 160€ now) the seller should collect British 20% VAT and transfer it later to Britain. Unfortunately, it doesn’t quite work for the Polish tax authorities, which charges me the income tax on this VAT amount. This creates problems with issuing an invoice which could be accepted both in Poland and in the UK but I found the solution.
I managed to register in the UK for the VAT and we’ll see how it works for everybody.
These are new sale conditions for our UK customers:
For orders under 160€ (slightly more than £135 right now), shipment not included; you pay 20% VAT directly to me. In order to make it work for Polish tax authorities, I have to edit your order and add 20% VAT as an extra “product”. I have to pay an income tax in Poland, so I have to add 25% to this EU VAT amount. So, if you order for 100€, I’ll add 20€ as the UK VAT tax and 5€ as the Polish income tax. It gives me much more paper work, and you a smaller extra charge but you can get your order quicker and without paper work with the VAT tax in the UK.
Your are welcome to make an order, but don’t pay it directly. I’ll edit it and email you a new pro forma invoice and a card payment link for the new total amount.
For orders exceeding 160€ (slightly more than £135 right now), shipment not included; you will have to pay the 20% VAT directly in the UK. You can order and pay directly.
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We send registered letters to all the EU countries. You can always choose a courier delivery option.
Orders to all the countries outside the European Union can be shipped only with a courier. The courier shipment prices range from 15 Euros (in the EU) to 56 Euros (Australia).
Welcome to the String King Web Shop.
Our aim is to collect in one place a variety of products directed mainly to players of historical instruments. We also offer a choice of instrument accessories from different makers, as well as our own unique devices. If there are items that are not currently available, please contact us for replacement suggestions or for information about waiting time.
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String King, founded in 1999, has grown to provide an excellent global mail-order and advice service. Gabriel Bania, a baroque violinist with long practical stringing experience took over the company in 2006. He has done extensive research into historical stringing practices so String King can offer advice and strings from one of the most comprehensive and competitively priced stocks of historical strings anywhere. We also offer various accessories meeting needs of mainly gut string players. They are made by different producers, but the majority of them are newly invented and world unique products of String King’s own design and production or our copies of historical models of instrument fittings and bows. The Trinity Violin Travel Set is the last and the most important of our inventions.
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A Polish-Swedish baroque violinist, active as an orchestra- and chamber music player, concertmaster, teacher, orchestra manager as well as an opera and marionette opera producer and director, and finally as gut string dealer and music accessories inventor.
Gabriel Bania was born in 1960 in Poland. After being awarded his violin diploma from the Music Conservatory in Cracow he studied baroque violin in The Hague with Sigiswald Kuijken. Since 1988 he has lived in Sweden. Between 1992 and 2006 he was employed in the baroque chamber group Corona Artis based in Gothenburg. He is a member of Concerto Copenhagen and works frequently as a concertmaster around Scandinavia, most often with his own Wasa Baroque Orchestra.
Since many years Gabriel Bania has experimented with different types of baroque bows and violins, and especially with their stringing. That was the origin of Wasa Baroque Ensemble.
His interest in baroque opera and marionette theatre led him to founding Wasa Marionette Opera in 1989. This unique company has since then performed operas on an elaborate miniature baroque stage throughout Europe.
He has created several unique performances for children, combining baroque music and stage action in an innovative way.
Gabriel was leading baroque music courses and projects at the High School for Theatre and Music and the Swedish National Orchestra Academy in Gothenburg.
Gabriel Bania has played in the following baroque orchestras:
Academy of Ancient Music, Arte dei Suonatori, Barockorchester Bremen, Concerto Copenhagen, La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent, Drottnigholms Teaterorkester, La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, Les Talents Lyriques, Nederlandse Bachvereiniging, Norsk Barokkorkester, Utrechts Barock Consort.
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What guitar strings does Marcus King use?
Photograph : NPR
It seems that to carry the name King automatically graces you a path to join the the greats of guitar through some mystical force that is not seen or heard, merely felt and walked.
We find ourselves heading down south to the picturesque Greenville in the seat of South Carolina to take a look at a new King for this generation… Marcus King.
Marcus King is a young player who appears to be wise beyond his years in both technical complexity and pure soul, a Guitarist that transcends genre but definitely has roots in his influences.
There have been many King’s that have come before, but this one is both awe-inspiring and revolutionary; always respectfully paying homage to the legacy of his forefathers.
Marcus King was (metaphorically) born with a guitar in his hands. Marcus started to hone his guitar playing at the very late age of three years old… Late you say?… Well considering he was born into such a strong musical family you could say he was still on the fence between learning to walk and learning the six string.😉
Marcus quickly developed into playing live by the age of 11 alongside his father, Marvin King, a local blues hero and notable musician himself.
Another fundamental figure in Marcus’s life was his grandfather who was a country guitarist with a love of Gibson Guitars. Most notably a 1962 ES-345 that was his lifelong musical companion and which Marcus of course became infatuated with. All of these influences began to mould the guitarist we see today into something quite spectacular.
Marcus King – Photography courtesy of OrangeAmps.com
Moments with Mentors and Peers
From a young age, Marcus quickly made quite an impact on the scene, capturing the eyes and ears of several iconic guitar players. Warren Haynes has been a significant role model (and collaborator) for King in the early days of his development.
“Marcus is the first player I’ve heard since Derek Trucks to play with the maturity of a musician well beyond his age,” Haynes says. “He’s very much influenced by the blues, but also jazz, rock, soul music, and many timeless genres of music. You can hear the influences, but it all comes through him in his own unique way. He has one of those voices that instantly draws you in, and his guitar playing is an extension of his voice and vice versa.” Warren Haynes
Haynes was part of the foundations that put King on a path to stardom. The Marcus King Band’s debut album, Soul Insight (2015) was released through Hayne’s ‘Evil Teen Records’. Haynes produced the band’s self titled second album in 2016, also appearing on the track “Virginia”.
It would be easy and also lazy to categorise Marcus King as a generic blues player. If you take the time to listen and indulge in this young mans playing, you will hear a variety of styles and influences presented in a raw and unapologetic fashion.
King himself prefers not to pigeon-hole himself into one box or style. The blues influence is of course heavy and embedded into his veins, but his jazz expressions are also very distinguished from a background of attending the ‘Fine Arts Centre’ of Greenville, South Carolina for two years. It’s here he disciplined his ear and defined his theoretical musicality.
Hailing from a generation that naturally leans towards innovation, King has most recently been involved with none other than ‘The Black Keys’ front man Dan Auerbach. This new venture is beautifully captured and described on Marcus’s own official website.
“A 24-year-old guitar phenom and innovative songwriter, Marcus King can simultaneously switch from swaggering rock to supersonic soul – with his vocal powers taking centre stage on debut solo record El Dorado, out now. The album is a Dan Auerbach produced, genre-bending release from a world-class young talent, that will establish him as one of the most soulful voices of his generation.”
Carter & The King…
Marcus King is of course a guitar star of the modern age in his own right, he’s come up the traditional way and carved his path and place amongst some of the most respected players of our time. But, we all now know that greatness takes momentum and exposure to really interact with a vast and limitless audience.
YOUTUBE – Norman’s Rare Guitars
The power of a video in a guitar store in the modern age can be almost career defining, that store being Norman’s Guitars of course. 👌 In the video above we see a very young King (aged just 18) mesmerising the store with his soulful playing and epic blues vocal.
It seems that once players begin to get involved and demonstrate Vintage Guitars at the store, it catapults their status into a whole different realm.
We now see King with millions of views on YouTube and Instagram and rightfully so…. he’s a special talent.
YOUTUBE – Carter Vintage Guitars
“Music is kinda like your dog sometimes, you feel like it’s the only thing that’s never gonna hurt you. The only thing you can really trust.” (Marcus King 14.01.20 – Rolling Stone Magazine)
This newly gained popularity and discovery swiftly led to Gibson producing a custom shop signature model for Marcus.
A truly artful and painstakingly accurate replication of his grandfathers 1962 ES-345, known affectionately as “Big Red”.
YOUTUBE – Gibson TV
King of Strings…
So now we come to the defining question, what strings does a young guitar hero trust and create their signature sound in?
String choice, gauge and brand is truly every guitar players individual voice and Marcus King puts his faith and gains his raw and and unapologetic tone from Elixir Strings. 🤘
“Elixir Strings feel the best to me, last the longest, and never get rusty! Life is too short for rusty guitar strings.”
Photograph – MarcusKingBand.com
Marcus has been using Elixir for 5-6 years and always comments on the positives of their performance and reliability.
His go to set as standard are the Elixir Nanoweb 11-49 Nickel Electric Guitar Strings.
“When you get your guitar out of the case, the strings still feel fresh even after it’s been sitting there. I just like how long Elixir Strings last…. I recommend them to everyone.”
The very informative Elixir video below shows Marcus discussing his strings in great detail and really displays how seriously this man takes his tone.
YOUTUBE – Elixir Strings
“I can 100% back up everything he describes here from personal experience of having Elixir Strings out on tour” (Phil, Strings Direct Staff Member)
The key features to note here are the fact that Elixir strings of course have a long lifespan along with consistent performance.
The way the strings react to various temperatures and environments described by Marcus here is absolutely spot-on. I’ve experienced this myself, taking the guitar out of the case ready for a gig and barely having to tune it as it seems to have held well throughout travel and variable climates.”
The Nanoweb series from Elixir is their most popular electric string range but they also have other coated options too in the Polyweb and their latest offering, Optiwebs… their thinnest coating yet.
Photo : @4zerophotography
The fact that Marcus has managed to convert his father over to Elixir Strings after being set on another string brand for many many years is another testament of his truly inspirational character and the quality of the Elixirs.
This young player truly is a regeneration of a timeless generation. ✌️ ☮️
Metro Detroit’s The Kings of Strings chase rock star dreams
Correction: This story has been updated to include the correct spelling of drummer Noah Wojick’s name.
Every band has to go through a few bad ideas before landing on a good name.
Giovanni Rugiero, Jacob St. Pierre, Luke Porada and Noah Wojcik of The Kings of Strings said they brainstormed a lot of cheesy and lackluster names before they found a fitting identity.
They had been sitting around talking about good, bad and memorable rock bands. An obvious standout was, of course, her majesty: Queen.
“Well, what’s the opposite of that? King,” St. Pierre, the band’s guitarist, explained. “One of us wanted it to rhyme and someone said The Kings of Strings.”
The four 20-year-olds, who grew up around Plymouth, Livonia and Dearborn, say they never intended to start a serious band. But somewhere along the way, that ended up happening.
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The band went from four guys getting together to jam, to starting a cover band to becoming a bona fide, club-booking group that plays gigs and sings their original songs. They stick to rock music, though it varies between the sounds of classic, punk and alternative.
“After a while, you kind of get bored playing somebody else’s stuff,” St. Pierre said. “If you don’t do it yourself, you’ll probably get bored with it eventually.”
While St. Pierre writes most of the band’s riffs, songwriting is very much a group effort.
“He’ll, like, present something and we’ll just kind of go off of that and jam,” Porada, the bassist, said. “The lyrics kind of come later.”
“There’s not one sole songwriter,” Wojcik, who replaced the band’s founding drummer in 2019, added. “We all put effort into it, and we tend to take turns writing lyrics.”
The Kings had been working toward a four-song EP, for which two original songs are done, prior to the pandemic. Now, the band hopes to release it some time next year, but that will depend on how soon they can get back in the studio.
“We want to push that out as soon as possible just so people have a firm grasp of what we’ve got,” Rugiero, the band’s lead vocalist, said. “Here’s four solid songs of ours that are professionally recorded.”
But, though the band can’t play some of the local spots it has in the past, like the New Place Lounge in Dearborn and Club Above in Ann Arbor, the band continues to make music. On Aug. 29, they played a virtual show as part of The Beats Go On, a virtual version of Royal Oak’s canceled Arts, Beats and Eats.
“It was cool just to be able to play again because we weren’t able to, like, at all,” Porada said. “There was a period of time back in March when the COVID stuff first started where we didn’t see each other for a couple of months.”
The foursome dreams of playing venues like Detroit’s Fox Theatre and St. Andrew’s Hall, but they started playing together to have a good time, and that’s still what it’s about.
“Everybody wants to be a rock star when they grow up,” Porada said. “I think everybody has that dream. But in our minds it’s like we love it and we’re passionate about it. Whatever happens, happens. We just want to have fun with it.”
With two original songs, “No Time” and “Disapproval” available to stream on Soundcloud, the guys plans to work toward their EP and have a little, or a lot, of fun along the way.
“We’re going to do it until we stop having fun with it, and I don’t think we’re going to stop having fun with it anytime soon,” St. Pierre added.
Contact reporter Shelby Tankersley at [email protected] or 248-305-0448. Follow her on Twitter @shelby_tankk.
Kaki King’s Stage Guitars | Acoustic Guitar
Posted by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
In her recent interview in Acoustic Guitar Kaki King talked about a few of her favorite guitars and how they affect her compositions.
Are your songs intimately connected to the instruments on which you write them?
KING Yeah, of course. The Adamas allows me to tune really low, and that’s something I’ve sought out for ages—lower and darker tone that still maintains clarity. And, of course, the tiny 12-string, the Veillette Gryphon that I have, those songs couldn’t exist on anything else.
The Gryphon has such an incredible, sparkly sound on the new song “King Pizel.” How is that instrument tuned?
KING Well, I’m in D A D G A D but an octave above a normal six-string. On certain songs I have eight notes going, because I tune one string [in a pair] to one note and the other to something else [see “What She Plays”]. That instrument allows me to do that. I’ve tried it on a couple of normal 12-strings with mixed results.
What specifically would lead you to reach for one of your wooden acoustics?
KING There’s a track on the new record called “No True Masterpiece Will Ever Be Complete,” and that really needed to be on an acoustic. The Adamas holds up really well as a fingerstyle guitar, but the tuning on that song is a little bit higher; and the way I have my Adamas guitars set up, the higher I go, the harder they are to play. So I recorded that on a Bedell parlor guitar. Between the playability and the tone and the tuning, it all needed to be on a different guitar.
What about the koto guitar, with the extra bridge?
KING I got the idea from David Torn a long time ago when he produced my second record. He showed me this little bridge that someone had made for him. At the time I remember hearing a Meshell Ndegeocello record where he was making a kind of sound effect. I figured out that if you stick a bridge underneath the strings on top of the 16th fret, and if it’s the right height, which is roughly 3/4 of an inch, the relationship between the left side of the guitar and the right side of the guitar is a perfect fifth. So that creates an environment where you can actually make music, as opposed to making weird sounds. Once I knew I could get something that would be a little bit in tune with itself, I wrote a song for my second record: it’s a bonus track called “Nails.”
But anyway, time went by, and I brought that out again. My playing had gotten a lot better, and it’s a really cool sound the way I can pluck on one side and bend on the other. [On the new song “Bowen Island”] I kind of took ideas from Beijing opera—that almost grating sound that somehow is highly dramatic and interesting.
What She Plays
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Ovation Adamas 1581-KK Kaki King, with Ovation’s High Output pickup and OP-Pro preamp. King tours with two of these signature models in ever-changing tunings, with the sixth strings as low as A. She uses Elixir strings, both Polyweb and Nanoweb light-gauge sets with slightly heavier .013 and .017s substituted for the first and second strings.
Veillette Gryphon mini 12-string with La Bella GR-12 strings specially designed for this instrument (often with .009 first strings substituted for the set’s normal .008; unlike on a regular 12-string, the string courses are in unison rather than octaves). King typically tunes to D A D G A D an octave up, and sometimes tunes the pairs of strings to different notes, as in DD AA DD FG AA DC. The Gryphon has a D-Tar Timber-Line pickup/preamp system.
Koto guitar: a Bedell parlor guitar played lap-style, with a second bridge added at the 16th fret lifting the strings about 3/4 of an inch off the fingerboard. The guitar has a Dean Markley West Coast Trilogy pickup system, with the piezo installed inside the koto bridge; even though the Trilogy includes a magnetic pickup and condenser mic, King often just uses the piezo. The tuning on the soundhole side of the koto bridge is E A C E G A, and on the neck side is A D F A C D.
90,000 Savarez strings – “royal” strings from France
Savarez is one of the oldest manufacturers of nylon strings for guitar and other classical string instruments. Today, the brand name is closely associated with a rich centuries-old history, superior product quality and a unique approach to customer service.
The history of the manufacture begins in the distant 1770 – it was then that the Savaresse family moved from the most musical country in Europe – Italy – to neighboring France.Lyon became the ideal town to open its own small factory, where a year later, active work on the production of vein strings began.
The main buyer of Savarez strings, and then they were produced not only for guitar, was the royal court. The invariably high quality of the products impressed the courtiers so much that in 1843 King Louis-Philippe of France granted the factory and the strings the status of royal.
Start of production of Savarez metal strings
Thanks to the industrial revolution, by the end of the 19th century (starting in 1880), the Sawarezzi family gets the opportunity to experiment with materials.Much cheaper silk, steel, brass and even bronze are used – thanks to this, the range of products significantly increases, the range of its sound expands.
Along with the end of the industrial revolution, interest in classical music gradually begins to wane, more and more musicians choose simple and cheap instruments such as mandolins, lutes and guitars. Against the background of these cultural changes, Savarez strings for classical guitar are gaining extraordinary popularity among the general population.
“Golden” company time
By the middle of the 20th century, Savarez strings for guitar became known all over the world: this enables the factory to begin innovative research and introduce the most advanced technologies. It was in the 50s that the company experienced its “golden” age thanks to technical breakthroughs in the music industry and thanks to the great popularity of guitar music.
It is noteworthy that it was the French brand that was the first to start production of sets for classical guitar with different tension – today it is a set of nylon strings Savarez 520 known to every “classic”.It still uses centerless pure nylon string grinding technology almost unchanged.
Another powerful breakthrough was the development by French engineers of a kit from a material of their own design: a composite super-strong composition Alliance KF. The material has resulted in a significant increase in durability, sustain and sound depth even when playing instruments with a small deck.
In addition to these sets, the following sets also gained high popularity:
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Today, the French company produces about a dozen series of strings for classical guitar, as well as for violin, viola, lute, harp, etc.
In the online store Strunki.ru you can buy Savarez strings of the following types:
- Traditional Silver Plated Wrap Nylon Sets 570CR, 170 Flamencita (Normal Tension), Legendary 520R & 570CS (Stronger Tension, Brighter Sound)
- Corum Alliance Line (Alliance KF high quality carbon base, silver-plated wrap on bass strings)
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So, what makes French engineers stand out, why their sets should be tried by all lovers of classical guitar sound, why are Savarez sets used in the world’s largest guitar schools? Quite simply:
- A centuries-old history, the presence of royal status for almost 100 years – all this speaks volumes about a truly responsible approach to production and high quality products
- Several hundred endorsers who fully trust the quality of Savarez (the full list can be found here: http: // savarez.fr / musiciens.html # p)
- Availability of both classic nylon kits and kits made of innovative alloys: both conservative musicians and modern lovers are guaranteed to find their sound
- Availability of sets of all types of tension in the assortment – for people with a variety of physiological characteristics and for performers of a wide variety of music
- Affordable price of sets – you can evaluate the classic French quality at a price not higher than ~ $ 15 for the most expensive set
- The durability of strings guaranteed by the combination of a classic manufacturing approach and state-of-the-art equipment
Buying Savarez strings means choosing a truly high European quality and touching the centuries-old history of classical music without high purchase costs.
90,000 Astronomers have finally discovered cosmic strings?
Observers may have finally discovered cosmic strings. These amazing objects, predicted by the most daring physical theories, can stretch from galaxy to galaxy, being no larger than a proton in diameter.
World as a string orchestra
How can such a miracle be formed? Theorists offer several possible explanations. For example, the famous string theory suggests that what appears to be particles to us are actually just strings that vibrate in different ways.One way of vibrating turns a string into an electron, another into a proton, and so on.
Almost all of these strings are very short. But if you transfer a lot of energy to the string, it will begin to grow. In the first fractions of a second after the Big Bang, space was so energized that some strings could reach astronomical lengths.
In addition, strings can be sections of multidimensional space, “rolled into a tube” in all dimensions, except for one. There are other hypothetical ways of cosmic-scale strings.
Waves of Impatience
Many models predict that a whole network of cosmic strings arose in the young universe. The vibrations of these strings were supposed to generate waves, not sound, but gravitational ones. If so, this gravitational echo is still roaming space.
Meanwhile, scientists have been observing gravitational waves for several years. However, the current LIGO and VIRGO detectors can only detect high-frequency signals. Such gravitational bursts are generated by collisions of black holes with a mass of several suns or neutron stars.A hypothetical web of cosmic strings would have emitted lower frequency gravitational waves.
And it looks like observers have recently detected low-frequency gravitational waves. Vesti.Ru spoke in detail about this discovery. Recall that astronomers tracked the displacement of pulsars – a kind of cosmic beacons created by nature itself. Scientists sought to find out if these celestial bodies were swinging on gravitational waves, and came to the conclusion that they seem to swing after all.
The authors of the discovery themselves call for caution. They remind you that the data needs further verification. It is still possible that the discovered effect is not created by gravitational waves, but simply random noises and interferences that are inevitable in any measurements.
However, while observers are cautious and double-check the calculations, theorists say: “Let’s assume that these are still low-frequency gravitational waves. What, then, could have generated them?” And they offer different mechanisms, one more interesting than the other.
The authors of the discovery themselves associate the detected low-frequency gravitational waves with supermassive black holes. But there are other options as well.
In the journal Physical Review Letters, two scientific articles have been published at once (1, 2), the authors of which state that the signal found by observers can be generated precisely by cosmic strings.
First study published by physicists at King’s College London. They argue that the cosmic string hypothesis explains the properties of the detected gravitational waves even better than the version with supermassive black holes.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Nuclear Physics, who published the second study, are not so categorical.
“All we can say is that gravitational waves from cosmic strings are currently a viable explanation for the signal [properties],” says study co-author Kai Schmitz.
It is curious that at the same time the third article was published in the same journal. Its authors offer a completely different, but no less interesting version.They suggest that low-frequency gravitational waves arose … at the birth of primordial black holes, about which Vesti.Ru also wrote at one time.
These are, of course, not cosmic strings, but also “sworn friends” of theorists who have never been discovered by observers. Their discovery would be no less significant historical event.
All three models have one thing in common: they can be tested. Not right now, though, but with the next generation of gravitational wave detectors like LISA.These instruments will have access to frequencies hidden from the current LIGO and VIRGO systems. Then it will become finally clear whether the music of cosmic strings sounds in the Universe.
By the way, earlier Vesti.Ru said that observers may have already discovered a cosmic string in the center of the Galaxy.
90,000 ROYAL is … What is a ROYAL?
Piano – Piano … Wikipedia
Piano – Piano.ROYAL (from the French royal royal, regal), a kind of piano. The strings, deck and mechanics are arranged horizontally. … Illustrated Encyclopedic Dictionary
grand piano – piano; pianos (obsolete) Dictionary of synonyms of the Russian language. Practical guide. M .: Russian language. Z.E. Aleksandrova. 2011. grand piano n., Number of synonyms: 7 • diplasion … Dictionary of synonyms
grand piano – grand piano, m., B. grand piano and outdated grand piano, w., genus. pianos … Dictionary of pronunciation and stress difficulties in modern Russian
PIANO – (from the French royal royal, regal), a kind of piano. The strings, soundboard and mechanics are arranged horizontally … Modern Encyclopedia
PIANO – string percussion keyboard musical instrument. A kind of piano. The strings, soundboard and mechanics are located in the horizontal plane … Big Encyclopedic Dictionary
ROYAL – PIANO, grand piano, male, and (obsolete) pianos, wives. (French royal, literally royal). Musical keyboard instrument with metal strings. Ushakov’s explanatory dictionary. D.N. Ushakov. 1935 1940 … Ushakov’s Explanatory Dictionary
ROYAL – ROYAL, me, man. A keyboard musical instrument with a standing triangular body and horizontally stretched strings, a kind of piano. Concert r. | adj. grand piano, oh, oh. Ozhegov’s Explanatory Dictionary. S.I. Ozhegov, N.Yu. Shvedova. 1949 1992 … Ozhegov’s Explanatory Dictionary
ROYAL D’OR – ROYAL D’OR (fr.royal d’or). French pure gold coin, which began to be minted under Philip the Fair (1295) with his image. Dictionary of foreign words included in the Russian language. Chudinov A.N., 1910 … Dictionary of foreign words of the Russian language
grand piano – I. PIANO I i, m. Royal royal. In meaning. adj. On the 14th day .. under the admiralty, the newly built Frigate Roal (or Monarch Transport) was launched, about 20 cannons, which were built very richly, the carvings inside and outside are all gilded, in … … Historical Dictionary of Russian Gallicisms
90,000 Ukulele.User manual
The ukulele is a fun and very enjoyable instrument. By tradition, a set of four nylon strings is used for the ukulele. It must be remembered that even the best nylon strings stretch a lot and do not hold in tune for the first time after installation. It’s okay – the strings gradually stretch out, the tension stabilizes and the tuning of the instrument becomes stable.
- Standard Tuning Ukulele A E C G
- High Action A D F # B
- Canadian System A. D F # B
- Russian Tuning A C E G
How to tune a ukulele:
1. Tune the 3rd string to the note C
2. Press the 3rd string at the 4th fret and tune the 2nd string E
to this sound 3. Press the 2nd string at the 3rd fret and tune to this sound 4th string G
4.Press the 4th string at the 2nd fret and tune the 1st string A
to this sound
To make the tuning process easier, we recommend using a digital tuner or a dedicated mobile app for tuning your ukulele or guitar.
There are 4 main types of ukulele: soprano, concert, tenor, baritone (soprano, concert, tenor, baritone). The most common and popular varieties are soprano and concert.
Ukulele Soprano. The length of the body is within 51-53 cm.The scale is on average 330mm / 13“. Ultra-compact body, lightness and unpretentiousness made this type the most popular.
Ukulele Concert. Case size within 56-58 cm. Scale averages 380mm / 15 ”. Due to the increased body size and wider scale, it is more convenient to play the ukulele concert, and the musical quality is higher than that of the soprano ukulele.
Ukulele Tenor.Body within 66-68 cm. Scale averaging 430mm / 17“. This kind of ukulele has a deep and velvety sound. As a rule, it is the tenor ukulele that professional performers play.
Ukulele Baritone. Case size 76-78 cm. Scale average 480mm / 19“. The sound of this variety is perhaps the closest in musical quality to conventional guitars and the richest of all ukuleles. However, the large size of the instrument and the differences in tuning methods noticeably affect its popularity.
Ukulele care features
The ukulele is a fragile instrument that needs attention. If your ukulele has begun to lose its presentable appearance, we recommend using special products in the form of polishes and cleaning products for the care of musical instruments. In case of severe pollution, you can use folk remedies – Russian vodka or household gasoline “galosha”.When not using for a long time, we recommend lowering the string tension. We recommend using a case or wardrobe trunk to store the ukulele.
brief historical background
The history of the guitar with the unusual name “ukulele” begins in the 19th century. According to one old legend, this musical instrument was invented by four desperate Portuguese from the island of Madeira – Manuel Nunez, Augusto Diaz, Jose do Esperito Santo and João Fernandez.Once these daredevils swam across the ocean and landed at the port of the small town of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu in the center of the Pacific Ocean. It happened back in 1879. At first, the Portuguese did not find anything better than to do carpentry and began to actively make expensive Portuguese furniture. Of course, this business went wrong and the friends were on the verge of financial ruin. It was at this moment that one of the friends decided to sing a song about their everyday troubles and took out of the suitcase two small Portuguese guitars brought with them from Madeira – rajao (port.machete de rajão) and braginha (port. braguinha) – Madeira variety of the beloved Portuguese cavaquinho (port. cavaquinho). It was then that the guys came up with the idea to combine these two instruments into one and make good money on it. This day turned their lives upside down and gave the world a ukulele! In fairness, it should be noted that these varieties of small Portuguese guitars were noted not only in sunny Hawaii, but also spread during the 18th-19th centuries to many countries and islands of the Pacific, Caribbean and South America, adopting local distinctive features and names (charango , Cuatro, bandola, cinco, bocona, jarana, etc.)
Several years passed and the compact Portuguese guitar began to actively spread throughout Hawaii. The Hawaiian king David Kalakaua began to play the new instrument, which received the funny name “ukulele” from the local aborigines. People began to perceive this instrument as part of their own music. However, this guitar gained wide world fame thanks to the American music industry. In 1898, the United States annexed the Hawaiian Islands. After that, the ukulele began to appear in American musical circles, in concert programs and, later, on movie screens.The buzz around the ukulele grew, in part, thanks to the Royal Hawaiian Quartet’s tour of the 1915 Pacific-Panama Exposition in San Francisco. After reaching a wide audience, American manufacturers expanded the ukulele family and during the 1920s and 1930s, four varieties of this guitar were entrenched in practice: soprano, concert, tenor and baritone. Ukulele has grown into a global brand and is recommended to people as an effective anti-depression medicine. It is known that George Harrison himself loaded the trunk of his car with bundles of ukuleles, after which he traveled around the cities and presented this positive musical instrument to everyone he met.Rumor has it that the translation of the Hawaiian word “ukulele” is “a gift that came by itself.” They also say that the first copy of this instrument was sold for only 75 cents. Here is such a funny ukuleles story))
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The piano is translated from French as “royal”.Not a single palace ball is complete without the use of this instrument.
He is justly titled for his exceptional musical “ability”. It is distinguished from other musical instruments by its special qualities.
It is not for nothing that the grand piano is said to be an instrument-orchestra.
The history of the grand piano begins with the experiments of Pythagoras, who created a monochord (monocord, which means “one string”). It was a long box, along which a string was stretched, and under the string there was a movable stand. Pythagoras, conducting his experiments, moved this stand, stopping it under the strings in different places. Later, more strings were added to one string, the instrument began to be used for musical purposes.
The grand piano is associated with alternating black and white keys. The word “key” itself means a key.
About 250 years ago in Florence, the Duke Cosimo Medici collected a rich collection of musical instruments, a real museum. Master Bartolomeo Cristofori worked as a curator in this museum.
It was he who invented the world’s first grand piano. This was the first grand piano in the world called the pianoforte, or piano. Forte means loud and piano means quiet. The Bartolomeo Cristofori piano is the direct ancestor of our grand piano.
Beethoven (1770-1827) suggested to the piano master Streicher to improve the design of the grand piano – he proposed to increase the number of sounds and, accordingly, the keys of the grand piano.
The piano sounds varied and very colorful, and therefore it has become a favorite instrument of most composers.
The grand piano has also made an undeniable contribution to the arts.
Ivan Semenovich Kulikov “At the piano”
Surrealist Salvador Dali (Spain)
Vladimir Yegorovich Mayakovsky
The name of this stunning musical instrument The piano surrounds us: Palms Palais Royal, two pianos (black and white)))
Metamorphoses occur with the grand piano.
This was not the world’s only auto-grand. Bosendorfer has already partnered with Porsche to launch a similar product.
Another model of an auto grand piano, The Schimmel Pegasus grand piano, although it does not bear any emblems of iron horses or their names, the appearance still evokes persistent associations with Ferrari cars.
The Chinese did not dwell on such inventions of auto concerns, and built a “musical” house in Huainan.
A grand piano you can listen to, you can admire it,
you can taste it
(like a white chocolate and milk grand piano).
He has many guises – in the good sense of the word.
The influence of wood on the sound of strings with an electromagnetic sensor / Habr
Hello, Habr! Experiments on the study of the acoustic properties of forty species of electric guitar wood continue, and today, at last, one can hear and see on the screens of the frequency spectrum analyzer and oscilloscope the influence of wood on the sound of strings. For what, in fact, it all began.
In the previous five experiments,
, we investigated the spectrum of the response of the samples to a short pulse of noise, which was a hammer blow to tune the kalimba. We filmed the sound with a piezo pickup and passed it through the models of various guitar amps.
As it turned out, passing through the guitar path with overdrive, the characteristic overtones of wood samples retain their recognizability both by ear and on the frequency spectrum graphs. Except for specific high gain amplifiers such as the beloved Peavey 5150 model, which colors the signal spectrum beyond recognition, especially without the cabsim, although especially gifted hardwoods have cut through such a path.
That is, if we turned on a high-gain amplifier or its model in a cabinet in which there are not instrumental guitar, say, bass ones, from a subwoofer or broadband speakers, seemingly the same 12 inches, then we have every chance of getting inadequate sounding, no matter how well we get into the bands, and no matter how sparkling, as it seems to us, jokes we spice up our creativity.
And if you get used to this sound, then we will start to steer something similar on a digital processor or with a normal cabinet, and we will get a specific sound in which, for example, the influence of a tree will be limited by the teak steering wheel of the cruiser Aurora, or the angle of the magnetic circuit will become the tone-forming parameter of the pickup in relation to the string.
The purpose of my research
is not the choice of wood for the xylophone, where you actually knock on the boards, but the study of the factors that affect the sound of an electric guitar. That is, a musical instrument with ferromagnetic strings resting on metal frets and bridge saddles, as well as a nut made of hard material when the string is not pressed to the fret. And the sound is removed, of course, by an electromagnetic sensor.
Electromagnetic Guitar Pickup is basically a permanent magnet magnetised inductor.Vibrating the string changes the magnetic field and induces current in the coil wire.
The subject of topical disputes of the Russian-speaking guitar YouTube, – the direction of the slot of the screw head of the magnetic circuit at 45 degrees to the string, or perpendicular to the string, is a purely decorative question in our Universe, whereas on a flat earth, where all trees grow perpendicular to this plane, they, respectively, and sound the same, because the timbre of musical instruments is regulated by the angle of the screwdriver slot in the bolt head.
If you put the bolts under the hexagon, in general, it will be so gentle that it will not seem a little. But we are not on a flat Earth and not in the X dimension, and we have to take into account the objective physical laws of this Universe. What can be measured by devices: voltage at the sensor output, decay time, oscillation period, frequency spectrum, filter quality factor, which determines the slope of the amplitude-frequency characteristic.
In order to continue experiments with these samples of 130 x 50 x 10 mm format, I made an experimental stand, such an improvised electric gusse.The base of the stand is, as it should be, a bradboard, a small bamboo cutting board, on which are fixed two pegs with a Fender Squier Bullet Mustang HH and two brass posts made of furniture fittings with holes for strings. Saddles are also from the Square, and the old strings are from it, the sixth is 0.042 and the fourth is 0.024 inches.
Slots of screws securing the posts, just in case at 45 degrees to the strings, suddenly the ground is flat. Just kidding, it just happened. So the angle of the slot was determined by the screw length, base thickness and thread pitch.And in the same way it happened once on the pickups of Gibson guitars when tuning the height of the magnetic circuits along the radius of the fretboard. And then there were myths, due to a misunderstanding that the point is in the distance from the magnetic circuit to the string, and not in the angle of the slot.
Bradboard stands on the table on high rubber feet to freely twist the tuning pegs. The plate under study rests on the heads of four screws. At first I glued rubber feet to these places, but they strongly dampen vibrations. So let it be mitol.
Pickup – single, bridge, BS-01 from Belcat. Fixed on the plexiglass cover from its own box with screws and springs from the kit. To compensate for the effect of flat ground, the slots of the screws that secure the cover to the posts are aligned parallel, perpendicular and 45 degrees to the strings. Or it just happened.
Reptilians hide the flat earth from us because they live underground. That’s the whole setup, now let’s listen and see.
On the green clean channel today, model VOX AC30, on red with high gain Marshall JCM900. The sound card is still the same, Presonus Audiobox USB96.
The scale for this stand is 95 millimeters. If you pull the strings with the same force as on a normal electric guitar, it turns out that you need to tune the thick string at 530-550 hertz, and the thin one at 950-1000. But on guitars, not even the 27-fret Caparison, there are no such frets. Therefore, we will tune the strings below. We will adjust by the first peak on the frequency spectrum graph.
For those who have no time to watch the 22-minute video at the end of the article, a three-minute gluing of both strings with a Vox AC 30 model and a guitar cabinet simulator was made.
And one and a half minute gluing the sound of a thick string on a clean sound.
▍ Flame Eben Makassar
Ebony family, persimmon genus. Density 921, not much lighter than water.
The sound is very rich in harmonics, especially enriches the sound of low notes, which is important for playing in low tunings.
Signal processing by amplifier models does not lead to the loss of recognizability of the bright timbre of Makassar ebony.
▍ Pau Ferro or Rosewood Santos
Legumes family.Density 867. Jack, maybe Geser, or maybe Boris Ignatievich, the head of the Night Watch, went on a shaman trip to the upper world, where he met the demon Lubsan. Or a musical instrument was made from an acacia stalk, whose sound cut through not only the mix, but also the fabric of being. What were the angles of the slots of the screws in relation to the strings of this mysterious instrument, history is silent.
Perhaps, according to the Reptilians from the lower world, we are not yet ready for this secret knowledge.
But the acoustic properties of rosewoods are known to musicians.
Pau ferro does not sound as rich and balanced as Macassar ebony, but adds a special harshness and clarity to the sound. Some people like it, others do not (because it makes the sound more modern and can enhance the “sand” in the sound).
Amp Models raise the failed harmonics to bring the sound to life. Electric guitars are made to sound in an amplifier, and amplifiers are made for electric guitars.
Birch family. Density 467.
Alder has a warm, balanced tone associated with the Stratocaster and sounds great into an amp.
Family Olive, density 716. This is not a swamp ash sample of
, but a hard ash tree.
Ash sounds brighter than alder, therefore it is associated with Telecasters and is widely used in modern guitars.
▍ Thermo ash
The baked ash gives the strings a greater discernibility of harmonics, which can have a positive effect on the clarity of the sound.
▍ Maple, Acer, Maple
Density 680. Family Sapindovye, not to be confused with the Sapotovy family, which will be further.
The spectrum of the maple tree is characterized by rises in the region of high harmonics. Combined with toughness and stability, this makes maple the most sought after wood in the music world. Maple wood also has many varieties with high decorative properties: wavy, bird’s eye, and so on.
Spectra with Vox and Marshall Amp Models
Next, let’s go through the families, mainly of different mahogany.Let’s start with
of the Malvaceae family.
Mallow, mallow or stock-rose, is such a large flower that some associate with lawns and garden plots, others with cemeteries. Personally, I really like mallows, and I don’t consider them graveyard ones. But the gloomy mitol, like many different other music, can and should be played on instruments made of wood of this family, of course.
▍ Linden, aka Basswood
Density 430. It is good to eat linden honey with a linden spoon and listen to the sound of a guitar with a basswood deck.Bath accessories are also made from linden, because it does not deteriorate from steam and water and does not burn the skin, being hot.
Unlike the Peavey 5150, the Marshall and especially the Vox emphasize rather than neutralize the differences in basswood and maple timbres.
And the best wood for bath surfaces is considered to be Obeche or Abash, it is also Vava. The density is just extremely low, 316. I’m thinking of ordering a guitar with an abachi deck and a bibolo top, but I doubt how well the screws will hold.Gibson sometimes makes fretboards out of both, but I think the wood is stabilized, that is, impregnated with hardening resin. This is good for a fingerboard, but not necessarily good for an electric guitar deck.
The sample has the most muffled sound of all samples, but also has a good sustain. Combined with a sonorous top, you get a warm, balanced tone.
▍ Philippine Mahogany Meranti
Density 434. Close relative of abachi. Guitars with a meranti deck are famous for their dull sound, as can be seen, for example, by watching Igor Kazakov’s video at the end of the article.But the meranti’s sustain, like all mahogany, is good, the warmth of the sound is present. And guitars using meranti are usually not only inexpensive, but also lightweight, which is a big plus for many musicians. And for others, the opposite: they use the inertia of the instrument for vibrato and bends, and prefer electric guitars with significant mass.
Frequency spectra with models of guitar amps and cabinets
▍ Koto, African Pterygota macrocarpa
She is Avari, Vari and Kefe.Density 576 – This wood is used to make table tennis racket tops. Koto in the malvaceous family is distinguished by its density and sonority, and has a chance to become one of the best guitar mahogany. Luthers, take note!
Spectrum of the sound of strings in the model of amplifiers
Next Meliev family, which also includes the present Honduran Mahogany Sviteniya .
▍ African Mahogany Kaya, or Haya
Density 480. Like meranti, it belongs to light mahogany.The sustain in the high region is less than that of the meranti.
Signal spectrum with amplifier models
▍ Spanish Cedar
Which is not a cedar, and not from Spain, but Zeder, fragrant zest, beloved by the famous luthier Juha Ruokangas. Density 587.
Frequency spectra of signals
▍ Bibolo Walnut
He’s Lovoa, Dibetu, Tiger wood. Just a magical mother-of-pearl shine with a three-dimensional effect, I would like to order a guitar with such a top.Density 642.
The beauty of sound is not inferior to the appearance.
▍ African Mahogany Sapele
Density 694. Very similar to its relative bibolo, and is used in musical instruments much more often.
Now the sapot family. It includes the famous shea tree, which is used as a source of cosmetic oils.
▍ Cherry Mahogany Makore
It is also African Cherry, Baku, Abaku and Duka.Density 540.
Electromagnetic sensor signal with amplifier models
Nigerian birch or Sun Tree, Osan, Mukangu. Density 625. Has a pearlescent luster similar to metal ingots. It smells like cedar.
And the last family of Kombretovs for today, to which the yellow royal mahogany ofram, limba, and terminalia are magnificent, belongs. Density 620.
Interaction with amplifiers
So what happened in this experience? The same thing happens in a real electric guitar. The string is pressed through a metal saddle and saddle or fret against a wooden structure. The vibration energy of the strings is transmitted through these saddles, saddles and frets of the deck and neck structure, which also vibrates.
The energy of vibrations at some frequencies is spent in heat and absorbed for structural changes in wood and varnish in an unplayed guitar, according to many experts.Others do not believe in these structural changes.
Personally, I do not know the exact answer to this question, therefore I will not argue. Over time, it will be possible to conduct an experiment on the effect of mechanical vibrations of sound frequency on wood samples. The indisputable fact is that vibration to change the properties of materials exists and is used in technology. Cream is churned into butter, acoustic coagulation is used to purify water and air, during operations in medicine, concrete is rammed with a vibrating plate.
Energy is not lost at other frequencies and is returned to the string. The form of vibrations of a ferromagnetic string depends on the composition of the harmonics, and these vibrations cause fluctuations in the magnetic field. An alternating magnetic field induces an electric current in the pickup coil, which then goes to the amplifier. The shape of this current depends on the characteristics of a mechanical vibrational system with the participation of a tree, which has been confirmed by today’s experiment.
The experience of the famous guitarist Igor Kazakov (The Smokish) with electric guitars assembled from different types of wood also showed a correlation between the soundboard’s own sound and the sound of the strings of the connected instrument to the amplifier.
This was followed by cartoons from those convinced of the absence or very little influence of wood on the sound of an electric guitar.
Another famous guitarist, guitar technician and guitar electronics researcher Kirill Shmaylo (HardSound) said that for some time he believed in the theses about the negligible effect of wood on sound, but practice has shown that it should not be neglected.
And this is a video version of my experience today:
Next, we will listen to the interaction of strings with other types of wood, we will study the reasons for the appearance of unpleasant howling overtones, the dependence of the timbre on the place of sound production by the pick on the string and muffling with the edge of the palm, experiment with the caliber and tension of the strings, and move from digital models to real tube amplifiers and guitar cabinets.And maybe a full-size working model of an electric guitar that you can play something on.
All series materials:
Waves, strings and pipes | Concert Hall for Organ and Chamber Music
1. J. S. Bach (1685-1750) – Ave Maria
2. J. S. Bach – Adagio
3. A. Huberty (1722-1791) – Aria
4. L. Kavina (* 1967) – In the Mood of the Sea
5. T. Albinoni (1671-1751) – Adagio
6. I. Yusupova (* 1962) – Duet with the code
1.J. Dowland (1563-1626) – Melody of the era of Elizabeth
2. O. Rostovskaya (* 1975) – Ballad
3. T. Dubois (1837-1924) – In Paradise
4. L. Cavina – Suite
5. G. F. Telemann (1681-1767) – Adagio and Con gravita ma non grave
6. V. Rosinsky (* 1962) – Last sunrise
7. I. Yusupova – Ave Maria
LYDIA CAVINA (Theremin, Oxford, UK)
Internationally recognized professional thereminist, composer and theremin teacher.
The repertoire covers the genres of classics, avant-garde, multimedia, pop music, theater and cinema.
Among her performing works are Onneger’s oratorio “Joan of Arc” with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, performance of “Testament” for theremin, soloists and orchestra by N. Obukhov at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, 4th symphony by Charles Ives with the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic, Tim Burton show at London Royal Albert Hall with BBC Orchestra, long-term performances with W.Meshcherina at the VR and Central Television of the USSR, V. Nikolaev’s ballet “The Gold of Narts” at the Bolshoi Theater of Moscow, the ballet “The Little Mermaid” by Lera Auerbach at the Royal Danish New Opera and Ballet Theater and the Hamburg Opera, the musicals by Tom Waits “Alice” and “Black Rider” “(Germany), as well as recording music for films:” Ed Wood “,” eXistenZ “,” The Machinist “and others.
Kavina has repeatedly collaborated with such renowned masters as director Robert Wilson, composer Howard Shore, choreographer John Neumeier, conductors Vladimir Spivakov and Kent Nagano, and others.She was the first performer of compositions for the theremin by many contemporary composers, including V. Komarov, V. Nikolaev, A. Kiselev, I. Yusupova, L. Auerbach and others.
Kavina is also the author of a number of works. In 1994, her training video “Mastering the Theremin” (Big Briar, USA) was released, which became the first tutorial for beginners to play the theremin. Several audio CDs by L. Kavina were released by Mode records, Vergo, Solnze records, etc.
Lydia Kavina graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in composition prof.A. Pirumov in 1992, and in 1996 * an assistant-internship in the class of prof. T. Chudovoy.
Lydia learned to play the theremin from the age of 9 with the inventor of the instrument, Lev Theremin, to whom she is a distant relative. Since 2007 Lydia has been living in the UK and holds regular sessions of the Theremin Academy in England, Germany and Switzerland
SVYATOSLAV BELONOGOV – Russian musician, viola player
From 1997 to the present day, accompanist of the viola group in the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra (Spain).
Graduated from the State Music and Pedagogical Institute named after Gnesins in the class of Professor Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Trushin in 1992.
Laureate of the All-Union Violin Competition (Lviv, 1988) and the International Competition of String Quartets named after D. Shostakovich (St. Petersburg, 1993).
He worked as concertmaster of the viola group in the State Small Symphony Orchestra (conductors V. Sinaisky and V. Ponkin), in the Russian National Orchestra (under the direction of M.Pletnev) and the State Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi” (V. Spivakov).
In 2005 he started playing viol d’amour.
He constantly takes an active part in chamber ensembles of any type.
Repeatedly performed as a soloist with an orchestra, performed: “Harold in Italy” by Hector Berlioz, Concerto for clarinet and viola by Max Bruch, “Lacrimé” by Benjamin Britten, Concert Symphony for violin and viola with Wolfgang Mozart’s orchestra, Sonata for viola and orchestra by Nicolae Piano , “Funeral Music” by Paul Hindemith, Symphony for two violas, rock band and symphony orchestra by Vladimir Rossinsky, Concerts for viola and strings by Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Friedrich Telemann; also on viol d’amour – Church Sonata by Frank Martin (version with strings and organ), Concerts by Antonio Vivaldi and Christoph Graupner.
Among the recordings of Svyatoslav Belonogov, one can distinguish the Liturgy “Lament by the Wind” for viola and symphony orchestra by Gia Kancheli (Olympia), “Capriccios” – etching based on Goya’s motifs for string quartet, “Solitude” sonata for violist and Sonata-improvisation for viola and piano by Valeria Besedinoi (Art-classics), Sonata for viola and piano by Gustavo Diaz Jerez, Suite for violin and viola by Enrique Guimer, “d’Amore” CD with pieces by Spanish and Russian composers.
In 2012 he took part in a completely new project – recording a disc with music written by the “Iamus” Computer – for Svyatoslav he wrote a piece “Nasciturus” for viol d’amur and harpsichord.