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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WORLD OF MOTHER: "SINGING IS FIRST OF ALL!"
Mireille Mathieu is a flawless page haircut, sleek eyebrows, invariably coral lipstick. She seems to be the same eternal impersonation of France as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and champagne.…

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How to learn to understand classical music
THE CLASSICAL MUSIC OF OUTDOOK BY PRACTICALLY MYSTICAL AUROL: to listen and understand it, you need not only a special attitude, but also a remarkable education. Even if you did…

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Listen to congenial

Music critic Ilya Ovchinnikov believes that the tradition of starting an acquaintance with the classics through the music of Bach and Mozart is not entirely true. After all, there are several classical composers whose music is more in tune with the inner life of modern man. Among them are Mahler, Shostakovich and Stravinsky. The turn of the century gave rise to geniuses who speak the same language with us. Continue reading

What every musician needs to know
Inspiring conversation with a young and actively developing musician about writing, fear of the stage, work in a group, classics and trends, club 27 and the highest purpose of music.…

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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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ANNA HERMAN - “THE WHITE ANGEL OF THE POLISH SONG”
Anna Hermann's voice is decorated with one single film - “Fate”. She will forever remain in the memory of the audience beautiful and young - wonderful Anna Herman, who sang…

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FRIEND OF WIND DEMIS RUSSOS
Demis Roussos, performer of melodic love songs, is known to the whole world as the “Greek nightingale”. The popularity of a loving singer is equated to the popularity of the…

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