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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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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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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He was just a craftsman who wanted

“SIMPLE CZECH MUSICIAN” ANTONIN DVORAK

An independent talent, formed under adverse circumstances and victoriously emerged from a difficult struggle.

Antonin Dvořák is undoubtedly the most famous Czech of all time. He succeeded in the fact that not all great people could do it. During his lifetime, he was valued throughout Europe and the USA, and his works were known in Australia. The powerful talent and hard work of Dvorak brought many magnificent works to the world musical culture. 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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POLISH CITY FREDERIK CHOPIN
The brilliant composer Frederic Chopin was in many ways different from most of his predecessors and even contemporaries. He wrote works only for piano. This unique creator did not leave…

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WISE PROSTAK OLEG ANOFRIEV
Fate gave Oleg Anofriev many different roles. He brilliantly made the seemingly unbelievable - in one film he created more than ten brilliant images. He had what set him apart…

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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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