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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Igor Butman: “Jazz can be compared only with jazz”
Igor Butman told the Kultura.RF portal about what kind of music he was listening to, what “Russian jazz” is and what foreign musicians can learn from us. - Igor Mikhailovich,…

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BELLA AHMADULINA - THE BURNING PEARL OF THE SILVER AGE
In the late 1950s, when the popular passion for poetry was experiencing a new surge, a fragile figure of a powerful poet Bella Akhmadulina appeared on the literary horizon. She…

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ARMENIAN ROMANTIC ARNO BABAJANYAN
He knew how to sincerely enjoy life and most importantly - to share this feeling with other people, easily arranged holidays on weekdays and convened anyone who was not averse…

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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 the XIX century, he was mentioned only as a person whose notes were copied by Johann Sebastian Bach. And only at the beginning of the 20th century a miracle happened – many of his works were found, and Vivaldi’s music swept the world, touching the souls of people and becoming the basis of the repertoire of famous orchestras. Continue reading

We listen and understand the symphony
What is the difference between classical, academic, symphonic and philharmonic music? Can a string quartet be considered an orchestra, and can such a “orchestra” then be called a violin? Answers…

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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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