“ALL OR NOTHING!” - MARIA CALLAS
Maria Callas was amazingly beautiful. She was admired, feared. However, with all her genius and controversy, she always remained a woman who wanted to be loved and needed. In 1957,…

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The most interesting facts about rock music
The creators of the famous band Offspring when choosing a guitarist were guided by far from musical interests. They just wanted to buy alcohol unhindered. The fact is that at…

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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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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 orchestra Leonid Utesov in the film “Merry guys” made the painting immortal. Perhaps it is difficult to imagine a person, at least a little familiar with the art of the twentieth century, who would not hear about the singer, this is the most ingenious Master who brilliantly played in the cinema, and his songs forever sunk into our souls … Continue reading

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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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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ROMINA POWER and AL BANO - “PELICHITA” FOR TWO
Romina Power and Al Bano sang many love songs. Love is a song for two. If she is happy, then the melody will be lively and fun. But it’s worth…

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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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