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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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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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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JAN FRENKEL: FOR JOY TO ALL
Some “Cranes” would be more than enough for Jan Frenkel to enter the history of music and become a popularly favorite composer. But the same became popular "Russian field", "Old…

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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

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 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…

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