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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Mozart managed to conquer all the musical heights that were available at that time, but this did not bring him success in life. Unfortunately, only a few contemporaries could appreciate the full depth of his talent, and he was worthy of the highest degree of fame.
Perhaps the genius was not lucky with the era in which he lived, but who knows, we would now enjoy his works, if he were born at another time or in another place.
The future music prodigy was born in the family of assistant bandmaster Leopold Mozart and his wife Anna Maria on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg. Mother could not recover for a long time after childbirth, the birth of her son almost cost her her life. The next day, the boy was baptized and named Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus. The Mozart couple had seven children, but five died in early childhood, leaving their older sister Maria Anna and Wolfgang. Continue reading