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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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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EDIT PIAF: “HAPPINESS NEEDS TO FLY TLEAS!”
Edith Piaf’s life story is both happy and tragic at the same time. On Shapnel Boulevard, a man came up to the grubby nineteen-year-old girl, and the couple headed to…

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His mother added him

WALKER IN THE NIGHT. FRANK SINATRA

With such a face, Frank Sinatra could become a successful intelligence officer – it was impossible to remember him. Small, inconspicuous, with gimlet of light eyes. But not with his appearance, Frank Sinatra was successful. The guards called him Napoleon, Marlene Dietrich – ““ Rolls-Royce ”among men,” and all the other grateful compatriots called simply the Voice. Frank Sinatra lived a long, stormy, interesting life, it was all – and ups and downs. This American “self made man”. Not one generation of people has grown up on his immortal songs not only in America, but in the whole world. Continue reading

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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EDITA DRINK: "NEVER LOVE IS LATE"
Edita Piekha's songs sound in many languages: Russian, French, Polish ... Different in mood and melodies, but similar in one: they are about love. These songs are not included in…

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Evgeny Svetlanov - conductor, who is subject to Music
Yevgeny Svetlanov (1928 - 2002) - an outstanding conductor, composer and pianist. For 45 years he worked at the Bolshoi Theater, combining this tremendous creative activity with the leadership of…

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YURI ANTONOV: “DON'T TELL ME“ FORGIVE ”!
For more than 40 years, people know, love and sing songs of Yuri Antonov. Pretty solid creative experience by today's standards. Such popularity is worth a lot. As, however, and…

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