“Rhapsody in blues tones” by Georges Gershwin
“Lady Jazz, adorned with intriguing rhythms, walked a dancewalk through the whole world. But nowhere did she meet a knight who would introduce her as a respected guest into the…

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GREAT MAGIC COMEDY CHARLIE CHAPLIN
"Tin horror on his face, There is soot, wax is minced, The head does not hold at all. And quietly Chaplin says ... " Osip Mandelstam Huge boots. Bowler and…

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ALL-UNION MAESTRO RAYMOND PAULS
Raymond Pauls is a true symbol of elegance that does not change its tastes: one love for life, in clothes - only tailcoat and black and white color, in music…

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BENJAMIN ZANDER – HOW TO LOVE CLASSIC MUSIC

Everyone loves classical music.

Just some do not know about it.

Benjamin Zander

Classical music is not what you were thinking! If you listen to the conductor Benjamin Zander, you will understand that classical music not only does not die. On the contrary, classical music still has the magical power to touch hearts and transform sounds into feelings. Benjamin Zander does not just live on a musical nerve, all his emotions are shaped by musical breathing and rhythm. Zander is not only a conductor, teacher and lecturer, he is the music itself, piercing you Continue reading

OPERA “BAT” – DIFFICULTIES OF EASY GENRE

The Bat is one of the most unsurpassed creations of not only the author, Johann Strauss Jr., but one of the most amazing operettas. According to unconfirmed rumors, Jean Offenbach prompted Strauss to write operettas. One day, while talking with the composer Offenbach casually remarked: “Why do you, dear Strauss, stop writing waltzes and start writing operettas?” They claim that Strauss really liked the idea, and now we can enjoy the magnificent operettas written by the composer. The story of the creation of the operetta “The Bat” confirms that the path from the script to the play is sometimes difficult.

The operetta storyline was based on the play Revelon (Eve Ball, or Clock with a Fight), the authors of which were famous playwrights Melyak and Halevi, who also wrote the script Carmen, a famous opera by Georges Bizet. Strauss Continue reading

BORN TO WIN Georges Bizet

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

WISE PROSTAK OLEG ANOFRIEV
Fate gave Oleg Anofriev many different roles. He brilliantly made the seemingly incredible - in one film he created more than ten brilliant images. He had what distinguished him from…

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“NOT DAM DE PARI” - THE CONQUERED WORLD MUSIC ABOUT LOVE
The musical Notre Dame de Paris is, above all, a spectacle. And this is fifty songs about love, amazing voices, melodic music that combines French chanson and gypsy motifs. Notre…

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THE UNBEATABLE KING OF WALZA JOHANN STRAUS
To dance melodies, which were called music for the legs, in any era were treated condescendingly. Opera, oratorios and symphonies have always been considered noble genres, but all kinds of…

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KING RHYTHM-N-BLUES - PRINCE
The talented and mega-popular singer Prince has released hundreds of musical compositions and almost forty studio albums, 100 million copies of his records have been sold in the world. All…

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