Great symphonies of Russian composers
In the world of music, there are one-of-a-kind, landmark works, the sounds of which spell the chronicle of musical life. Some of these compositions represent a revolutionary breakthrough in art,…

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JUZEPPE VERDI. VIVA, VERDI!
For some, the name of Giuseppe Verdi means the whole world, and someone, perhaps, was simply touched by one of his operas, say, Rigoletto, and therefore there was a desire…

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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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OUTSTANDING SIXTEEN EVGENY EVTUSHENKO
Yevgeny Yevtushenko - a poet with a capital letter, and even much more than a Russian poet. This single word has absorbed all the facets of his work - from…

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in northern France on June

KNIGHT OF OPERETTA FLORIMON HERVE

This composer composed various spiritual works, but did not admit to anyone that he dreamed of an operetta. Then he nevertheless created 80 operettas, although he had already dreamed of completing the symphony-oratorio. Over time, Florimon Herve was recognized as the father of the operetta, but the predilections of the eccentric creator always split, as, indeed, his whole life. An overly gifted singer, composer, actor and playwright was eccentric and unpredictable. 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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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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