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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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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LARISA MONDRUS, OR JUST LARISSA
Larisa Mondrus is called the number one star of Soviet pop music of the late 1960s and early 70s. And the first thing that pops up in my memory is…

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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

THE BOOK OF THE SOUL OF IGOR TALKOV
The attitude towards Igor Talkov is ambiguous. Some call him a rebel, a revolutionary and a talented man. Others say that his songs were simple in content, and the performances…

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Swing
The most extensive and fertile region when it comes to the great jazz performers of the 20th century. Swing appeared in the 20s and remained unusually popular right up to…

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THE LAST ORPHEUS MUSLIM MAGOMAYEV
Quite frankly, without much pathos, Muslim Magomayev was called the golden voice of the era. The one who left, but thanks to his songs lives in the hearts of millions…

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The most interesting facts about music. Interesting facts about rock music
Do you enjoy your favorite tracks every day and can't live a day without them? But even the most ardent music lovers cannot know everything about their hobby. But the…

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