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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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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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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invited into her orchestras by Lundstrom

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 the unfading smash hitter “Blue Flax”, which before that had sounded on the radio without much popularity.

And the very first success came to her when the young graduate of the 22nd Riga school Larisa Mondrus became the soloist of the famous Riga orchestra, famous throughout the Soviet Union. Continue reading

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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BORN SUCCESSFUL. CATHY MELUA
They write about Katie Melua as the most successful British singer of Georgian origin. Here, probably, is the case when a person is born with a serious baggage of knowledge…

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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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