UNDER SKY OF AQUARIUM
Sometimes, in order to say in concise and succinct phrases about a group, its place in the musical horizon, and its role in the life of fans, you need to…

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GENESIS - Pioneers of Art Rock
The development of rock music in general and its intellectual direction in particular is impossible to imagine without the British band Genesis. It was she who turned into the channel…

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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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Dmitry Shostakovich

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, and it is already impossible to imagine the past decades without their songs.

Such a creative beacon was the “Time Machine” group, whose many years of work have influenced the formation of the worldview of millions of fans.

So it all began
Back in 1968, a rock band was formed within the walls of Moscow school number 19, which the students called The Kids. The current older generation remembers well that in those years there was rarely a school in which their vocal Continue reading

DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH: “LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL!”

The true scale of the composer Dmitry Shostakovich, widely known not only in Russia, but also beyond its borders, can only be defined with the words “great, talented”. The more talented a person is, the less behind all his achievements we notice exactly the person himself. Critics and musicologists write great articles about what the composer wanted to show in a particular piece. What emotions or experiences were seething in him during the writing of the work. But, by and large, these are just guesses. For dry phrases: a talented composer, pianist, conductor and public figure, we lose the image of a person, and we see only his outer, shabby outer shell. Dmitry Shostakovich is no exception to the rule …

Flowers
The personal life of the composer is of interest to many biographers, musicians, art historians and numerous fans. It is curious that, having an amazing musical talent, the gift of a virtuoso pianist – having achieved fame and recognition, Dmitry Dmitrievich Shostakovich was very unsure and timid with women. 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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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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“GREAT SYMPHONY” FRANZ SCHUBERT
Throughout his life and long enough after his death, Franz Schubert was the personification of a misunderstood genius who did not achieve recognition. His music was admired only by friends…

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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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