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PLATE OF MEMORY NICHOLAS DOBRONRAVOVA
The name of Nikolai Dobronravov is inextricably linked with the name of his muse, wife and faithful companion of Alexandra Pakhmutova. They can not be separated from each other -…

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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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Yuri Rozum: “Performing is always a dialogue between a musician and a hall”
Pianist, People's Artist of Russia, Professor and Teacher of the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music and the A.G. Schnittke told Kultura.RF portal that it’s a “dog business” in music, why…

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YURI INTIN – THE VENUE OF THE REPUBLIC

Yuri Entin is not just a poet with a capital letter, he is an adorable poet of the most demanding viewers and listeners – children. Entin gave them a lot of film and multi-heroes, because it was with his words that they spoke and started singing from the TV screens. He revived the Troubadour, the Princess and the Bremen musicians, wrote many songs that sound in “Guest from the Future”, “The Adventures of Buratino”, “The Adventures of Electronics” and other popular films. His talent truly knows no bounds. This year, Yuri Entin is 80 years old. Continue reading

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 the writer to the director and songwriter. Sometimes it seems that even a multivolume edition will not be able to cover his creative biography, because his life is so rich. Even at a respectable age, he was vigorous and active, he continued to create and teach, repeating that writing poetry and life itself are equivalent concepts for him. Continue reading

Bulat Okudzhava – Poet-symbol

Many legends are associated with the name of Bulat Okudzhava. No wonder, because such personalities appear in the poetic and musical world infrequently and deservedly become legendary.

His poems were disassembled for quotations, the songs became iconic and symbolic for the era of the sixties, and Bulat Shalvovich himself was the brightest representative of his generation. Continue reading

KING “LYR” – ILYA REZNIK

It is said that his poetry carries music, and therefore the compositions are obtained which are called songs by Ilya Reznik, and not just music based on his poems. Ilya Rakhmilevich himself believes that the people really know and love the poet only when he has popular songs. And with this, Resnick has no problems, because not only many composers made their careers thanks to his poetry, but most of the venerable performers composed their repertoire based on Resnick’s songs. Continue reading

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VIRTUOZY MUSIC WITHOUT EVGENY SOKOLOVSKY'S BORDERS
A little more than a hundred years ago, the famous poet said that if stars are lit, it means that someone needs it. Interpreting Vladimir Mayakovsky, it is safe to…

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The Unsurpassed King of Waltz Johann Straus
Dance melodies, which were called foot music, were condescending in any era. Operas, oratorios and symphonies were always considered noble genres, while all kinds of quadrille, waltzes and polkas were…

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"GREAT SYMPHONY" FRENZ Schubert
Throughout his life and long enough after his death, Franz Schubert was the personification of a misunderstood genius who had not achieved recognition. Only friends and relatives admired his music,…

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GENIUS AND WUNDERKIND WOLFGANG AMADEI MOZART
Mozart managed to conquer all the musical heights that were available at the time, but this did not bring him success in life. Unfortunately, only a few contemporaries could appreciate…

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