How to listen to Stravinsky
In 2017, the world music community celebrates 135 years since the birth of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. He became one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century and one…

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ANTONIO VIVALDI - ITALIAN BAH
It took almost two centuries for humanity to learn, understand and appreciate the music of the great Antonio Vivaldi again, because soon after his death he was unfairly forgotten. In…

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KING OPERETTA IMRE CALMAN
In the 1930s, the name of this composer was on the lips of all music lovers of the world. Even the followers of the classics sang his melodies. How did…

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USSR DAUGHTER ALEXANDER Pakhmutov

The composer of the century called Alexander Pakhmutova Lev Leschenko. We think that not only people of the Soviet generation will agree with this, but also those who over the last quarter of a century have been able to realize the full power of Alexandra Nikolaevna’s work. Only seven notes it took this great woman composer to create outstanding musical accompaniment of an entire era. Continue reading

They were the first to play jazz.
The jazz was presented to the music world by a meeting of two cultures - European and African. At the international wave in the early 20s of the twentieth century,…

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Pioneers of Russian chanson
In the Russian music industry of the 1990s, the concept of “Russian chanson” was a substitute for the inconvenient term “blatant song”. But in the first half of the 20th…

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RUSSIAN MAESTRO MICHAEL GLINKA
Mikhail Glinka entered the history of world music as the founder of the Russian national opera. His composer's talent was not always approved, sometimes criticized and ridiculed, but the composer…

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Where in Russia to listen to the body
The sound recording company “Melody” presented a new album of organ music - the collected works of Johann Sebastian Bach. The publication includes three important areas of creativity of the…

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