Advice 1: How to learn Church singing

Beautiful Church singing hardly anyone indifferent. It seems that you are not on earth but somewhere in the fertile world. Many members, even with no musical background, I want to join their voices to the harmonious sound of the choir. As kids learn to talk by listening to her mother's speech and singing in the choir, you can learn listening to the singing of the Church choir.
How to learn Church singing
You will need
  • - Literature in Church Slavonic language (prayer book, New Testament, Psalms);
  • notes of those songs that takes your choir;
  • - musical instrument;
  • - the recorder;
  • computer.
Instruction
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Learn how fluent reading in Church Slavonic language. For this home daily to read the prayer book and other books in Church Slavonic language, with practice in speaking and understanding it.

You will not only have to perform music for the music, but to sing in the choir, the texts of the troparia, stichera, etc., on the voices according to the liturgical books. Books such as the Menaion, the Octoechos, the book of hours published in the language of communication with God – the Church Slavonic.
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For proper singing in the Church choir – it is called the choir will learn musical notation and solfege. If school-singing lessons, little remains in memory, sign up for a course or circle of Church singing for adults.
It will help to develop the connection between your voice and hearing. That in some churches there are such courses, ask your parish priest or diocese.
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If you have zero musical training, and the desire to learn Church singing is very big, do not worry. In the absence of courses and groups, please contact the Regent of the Amateur choir. After listening to you, he may be allowed to sing in the choir. The first time you will only sing the litanies, "Lord have mercy". Sing quietly and listen to the sound of the whole choir.
Based in Saint-Petersburg there are Amateur choirs in the Cathedral of Prince Vladimir (see http://www.vladimirskysobor.ru/klir/ljubitelskij-hor), in the Kazan Cathedral, the Church of St. Anastasia of Sirmium, Chesme Church, the Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov. Men can recommend an Amateur choir at the Alexander Nevsky Lavra).
Do not attempt to study osmoglasie, because in each Church the tunes are slightly different. It is better to learn the melody of the temple, in which are going to carry the choir obedience.
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To learn Church singing in the choir stand next to more experienced singers. It is better that he sang in your ear. Watch carefully as he sings, repeat him to your party to learn it.
This will help you to understand the basic moves of his party, to understand its logic. And in the future will allow you to sing more confidently and consciously. When working with the choir hone accuracy in their note, the direction of the sound, pronunciation, breath, volume.
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Spend your own music lessons at home. Ask the Regent of the notes and learn how to play Church songs using a musical instrument. Sing songs accompanied by the instrument, instead of calling syllables of the notes. Watch out for the duration of the notes. In the process of learning to play, for example, the synthesizer one party (soprano) and sing another one (e.g., viola).
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If there is a tool, use other benefits of civilization. Write down your party or overall sound of the choir on tape. Listen to house, sing a few times, correcting errors that occur.
Use the training notes, downloaded from the Internet. Then proceed to sight-reading.
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Ask an experienced teacher to practice with you. He noticed all your flaws, you know which direction you have to work with.
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Achieve angelic singing – light, majestic, peaceful. Remember that Church music should not sound like Opera. And at the same time, it should not be rollicking folk.
Do not get carried away beautiful harmony, musical effects or complexity of execution, remember that words are primary and music is secondary. Do not engage in narcissism.
Putting the effort and work you through the year will be bearable to sing in the choir, praising God with all kerosene.
God help you!

Advice 2: How to learn throat singing

There are three types of throat singing: low, high and average. Many believe high most beautiful of the three options because it sounds like beautiful flute on the banks of the Creek. To learn throat singing, you need to practice special exercises.
How to learn throat singing
Instruction
1
Start with learning low throat singing. To do this, perform operations such as if you want to cough. To the beginner it is better to "cough up" 2-3 times a day, not to unnecessarily strain your ligaments, then the duration can be increased. At first you can feel the tension in the throat, you may feel like a tickle in my throat. After about a month of these lessons will start you will begin to feel the throat muscles, allowing to emit low sounds.
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Take the exercise of "Tractor", when I try to pronounce the word the lowest voice you can muster.
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Listen to a performance of throat singing by different singers or music played on national instruments, for example, Tuva or Altai. This will help you to be in the right wave that will accelerate the process of mastering the skill of throat singing.
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To learn the average singing, just sing or shout, strengthening throat muscles. This method is performed most of the songs that we hear every day on radio or TV. With the help of secondary muscles we reproduce normal speech.
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Once you master the low and medium throat singing, go to the most difficult of all - high. Your vocal cords are trained, with the first two types of singing, will be able to stretch to give sounds high.
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Listening to singers of Tuva or Altai, try to repeat similar sounds, intuitively tensing and relaxing your throat muscles.
7
Squeeze the muscles of your throat so as if you want to breathe air through a little hole, it will create high frequency oscillations. After a lot of training, you should get a sound like the hiss.
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Try to propagate the combination of "El" and "Il" in order to remember the position of the tongue, to throat singing. Then you will be able to fulfill it, not remembering the combination. The vibrations created by these sounds will help unclog sinuses conducting a real high sound. Each person it takes different time but on average, you can see the result after two months of regular training.

Advice 3: How to sing in the Church choir

Hardly a beautiful Church singing leaves someone indifferent. The feeling that you're in some other fertile world, not on earth. Many members, even those who have no musical education, I dream to join the slender sound of Church choir singing and their voices.

How to sing in the Church choir
You will need
  • - literature written in Church Slavonic (Psalm, New Testament, prayer book)
  • note songs that are performed by your Church choir
  • - musical instrument
  • - computer
  • - the recorder
Instruction
1
Learn how to read fluently in Church Slavonic language: the house each day, read the prayer book and other books written in that language to practice understanding and pronunciation of the words.
2
To correctly sing in the Church choir, learn solfege and musical notation. Enroll in a circle or course of Church singing, if the singing lessons at school in memory a little that remains. It will help in the development of the relationship between hearing and voice.
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Ask in the diocese or parish priest, in which churches there are circles. If not, contact the Regent of the Amateur choir, perhaps after listening to you, he will allow you to sing in the choir. Note that at first you will only sing litanies "Lord have mercy". Try to sing quietly and listen to the sound of the whole choir.
4
Do not attempt to study osmoglasie independently, because in each Church of their tunes are slightly different. It is advisable to learn the melody of the temple, where you intend to carry religious obedience.
5
Stand in the choir next to the most experienced chorister and watch him sing to learn his own party, repeat it after him. It is desirable that the singing right in your ear. This will help you better understand the basic moves of the party and to understand its logic. In the future you will be able to sing more consciously and confidently. Hone the accuracy of hitting the notes when working with the choir, pronunciation, sound direction, volume, and breath.
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Make music at home on your own. Take the Regent of the notes and with the help of a musical instrument learn how to play Church hymns. Sing them to the accompaniment of the instrument, calling the notes instead of syllables. Follow the duration of the notes. When learning to play a game (soprano) on synthesizer, and the other (for example, Alta) to sing.
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If there is no tool, take advantage of other benefits of civilization. Record on tape the party or the overall sound of the choir. Home listen to and sing several times, if necessary, correcting errors. Download online learning program notes, and use it. Then you can go to sight read.
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Consult an experienced teacher with a request for individual classes. He sees all the flaws and tell you what direction still needs work.

Advice 4: How to sing the notes

Learn to sing the notes if you have a musical ear. If you decide to master this art, develop their skills gradually. You will see for yourself that regular exercise will bear fruit.
How to sing the notes
You will need
  • musical instrument, solfeggio tutorial
Instruction
1
Sing along with your favorite performers. Do this as often as possible, use the opportunity. Try to listen to yourself and get in unison with the singer or singer. Singing karaoke for this exercise is not suitable, because these compositions contain only music.
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Practice singing, using musical instrument. First, just sing one scale, accompanying himself. When you notice that to sing "do, re, mi, FA, Sol, La, si, do" and you get back much better, you are out of tune, and find yourself in the same semitone, and tools, diversify and complicate the exercise. For example, teach various musical intervals. Find their voice without tool tips. If you first be difficult to determine whether get a note or not, record your workout on tape. While listening, you will understand whether you are on the right path.
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Play a musical phrase and then sing it. If not succeed, make mistakes. Analyze what places are you, and why. Perhaps you find it difficult to digest a certain interval. To simplify your task, locate it in the familiar you song. Further, when you find it difficult to navigate, you will remember it and will take the right note.
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Develop your inner ear. To do this, take a tutorial, ear training for entry-level and sing, calling the notes. So you train your memory, learn the intervals between notes. First, sing a simple chain in which the notes follow one another. Then move to a more complex level, when the notes go through the tone. In the future you will sing a short musical phrase.
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Work on musical literacy. Learn notes, keys and basic chords. Without these basic knowledge of your learning will be delayed.
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