How to start listening to Bach
“The Well-Tempered Clavier” is probably the most perfect piece in the history of music: two cycles of 24 preludes and fugues in all existing keys. The first Prelude in C…

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MUSIC OF MUSICIAN NICCOLO PAGANINI
One of the most prominent personalities of the musical history of Niccolò Paganini, despite his rather demonic appearance, has never lacked fans. He was not even 20 when a rich…

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SENIOR COMPOUND MONTSERRAT CABLE
Montserrat Caballe is destined to be the last of the caste of great opera divas of the twentieth century. At one time, Maria Callas was assigned the epithet Divine, and…

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LEONID UTESOV - TIME SYMBOL
Leonid Utesov's voice is remembered by people of three generations. He gave a start in life to such songs as “Polyushko-pole”, “Kakhovka”, “Two friends”. And the participation of the jazz…

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UNCONONENT KING ELVIS PRESLEY
Elvis Presley was able to fulfill the great American dream - a slum boy became a millionaire. Although many did not even know what was hidden under a beautiful image.…

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New Orleans Jazz, Chicago Jazz, Dixieland
The earliest, New Orleans jazz is an inheritance of the tradition of marching brass bands with ensembles consisting of an impressive rhythm section (2-3 drummers, percussion, double bass), various winds…

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Chinese pianist Lang Lang: biography, personal life
The magnificent modern pianist Lang Lang was born a prodigy. This happened in the city of Shenyang (Liaoning Province), which was three hundred years ago the capital of Manchuria. By…

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