A comic vocal piece for two voices (usually soprano) with piano accompaniment (there are also orchestrations) “The Cat Duet” depicts two mewing cats. The whole world knows and loves this sparkling musical joke and ascribes it to her composition by Joaquino Rossini. Only now the composer himself did not realize that he became the author of this work.
Cats are performed on “Hurray!”
The Duet of Cats is a famous performance, a win-win encore for any vocal concert. It always ensures success, especially when it is performed by brilliant singers and also actors – the audience is delighted!
The duet was repeatedly recorded by prominent performers. There are recordings of Victoria de los Angeles and Continue reading
Most people consider the Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to be the most Russian ballet. ” It is Swan that is the symbol of Russian ballet.
Hundreds of beautiful ballerinas created images of Odette and Odile, and dozens of choreographers created their own versions of this immortal performance.
Now it’s not even possible to imagine, but the premiere of Swan Lake at the Bolshoi in 1877 was more than modest. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky never found out about the future triumphs of his ballet.
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Georges Bizet entered the history of music thanks to one very popular work. Experienced people argue that such cases are infrequent. Fate gave such a chance to Georges Bizet, who wrote the world famous opera Carmen, but this fate took a lot in return.
Bizet was born in Paris on October 25, 1838. He was called the sonorous names of three generals: Alexander – Caesar – Leopold, but in the family he was Georges. With this name, Bizet went down in history, and the name given at birth always reminded himself …
Child without childhood
Georges liked to play music with his father, a singing teacher, and his mother, a professional pianist. At the same time, Continue reading