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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WHITNEY HOUSTON: “THIS IS WRONG, OU, Nothing scary”
Circulation of Whitney Houston albums exceeds 170 million copies worldwide. She became the record holder in the American charts - 7 singles in a row ranked first. She received an…

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Lyudmila Zykina - QUEEN OF RUSSIAN SONG
Lyudmila Zykina is a singer who for a long time was perceived by the world as a symbol of Russia. A Moscow girl from a working-class family from an early…

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creator of numerous

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 the Second World War. It was played mainly by swing bands – hefty orchestras consisting of ten people. Benny Goodman – without exaggeration, the king of swing and the founder of one of the most famous big bands, who had a resounding success not only in America but also abroad. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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