It is extremely difficult to hear someone in a crowded bar or at a noisy party. It is difficult to follow the speech of actors in Russian cinema against the background of sound effects and soundtracks. Can a person somehow train his hearing to hear better?
Drummers with experience differ from other people in the structure and functions of the brain. The results of a study by scientists from Germany showed that the possession of percussion instruments leads to a thickening of the fibers between the hemispheres of the brain and to a more efficient organization of the motor cortex responsible for voluntary movement.
There are three written sources in European culture that are as important for the history of music as birch bark letters are for the history of ancient Russian everyday life. This is the first recording of music as such (Schumer), the first fragment of melody (Ugarit) and the first fully extant piece of music (Greece).