"MOVIE". IF THERE IS POWDER, GIVE FIRE
The Kino group was destined to become a rock legend, not only in the homeland of this musical style in England, but in the Soviet Union, moreover, from the 1980s.…

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POLISH NUMBER OF FREEDERIC CHOPIN
The brilliant composer Frederic Chopin was very different from most of his predecessors and even contemporaries. He wrote works only for piano. This unique creator left us no opera, no…

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GREAT SON OF THE EARTH DONETSK SERGEY PROKOFIEV
Sergei Prokofiev is considered one of the largest, influential and most performed composers of the 20th century. He was also a pianist and conductor. Two years ago, to the 120th…

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Isaac Dunaevsky

GIUSEPPE VERDI. VIVA, VERDI!

For some, the name Giuseppe Verdi means the whole world, but someone may have just been touched by one of his operas, say Rigoletto, and therefore there was a desire to find out a little more about the person who wrote this music. Verdi’s life, not a musician, is elevated to the level of myths and legends. He became a national pride, a symbol of the unity of Italy. And as a musician and composer, Verdi became the unsurpassed hero of Italian opera.

Childhood Giuseppe Verdi and the first teachers
Giuseppe Verdi’s life was full of historical events, amazing people, tragedy and incredible success. All this has become the basis for the birth of myths, which are often difficult to separate from real facts. The date of birth of the great maestro is reliably known. On October 10, 1813, a son was born to Carlo Verdi and Luigi Uttini, who, at birth, composer Continue reading

MUSHKETER HER MAJESTY MUSIC – MAXIM DUNAEVSKY

We can say with confidence that, contrary to the common saying, nature had no time to rest on a child of genius when Maxim Dunaevsky was born. He had to combine all the creative potential of both parents – outstanding and extraordinary people. He successfully coped with this, becoming a famous composer. Many songs by Maxim Dunaevsky (“Call me, call!”, “The Wind of Change”, “Everything Passes”, “Fortune Teller”) are enjoyed by people of different ages on different continents, because they are surprisingly melodic and amazingly positive. It is for this reason that it’s hard not to fall in love with his work.

Remembering childhood
Maxim Isaakovich wrote hundreds of songs in his life, was a composer in several dozens of his favorite films, the author of musicals, his name thundered throughout the Soviet Union and now Dunaevsky’s music is in demand – famous performers of the CIS countries have worked and continue to work with him. Continue reading

GENIUS AND WONDERKIND WOLFGANG AMADEI MOZART
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…

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RODION SHCHEDRIN - KING OF THE MODERN ORCHESTRA
Great music should be accessible to a large audience - under this motto, the great composer of the second half of the 20th century and the present, Rodion Shchedrin, creates.…

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JOURNEY ON THE “TIME MACHINE”
It often happens that a musical group or solo artist becomes for many people a symbol of an entire era. Even personal memories seem to be decorated with their music,…

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FERENTZ SHEET - HUMAN COMET
Ferenc Liszt lived 75 years. Is it a lot or a little? He could have done more, but, apparently, he burned himself, trying to catch too much. And he had…

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