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. The team got into the cultural mainstream of that period. After the death of the frontman and vocalist of the group Viktor Tsoi, the collective ceased to exist, but this huge empty musical niche still remains empty.
The relevance of the group is beyond doubt, new generations accept and understand the work of “Cinema” in their own way, but invariably replenish the ranks of age-related fans of the collective. This is the rare case when the music is out of time and space, and the formed image and style of the group over the years is perceived more meaningfully. Continue reading
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 and relatives, and most of the works were discovered and published many years after his untimely death.
Frustrated, ever in need, Schubert created divine music. Being not very happy, remaining lonely and feeling isolated from the whole world, he wrote marvelous music filled with freshness. So who was this short, shortsighted, short-lived wanderer, who was named Franz Peter Schubert at birth?
The youngest of sons
The Schubert family hails from Austrian Silesia. The composer’s father moved to Vienna and after a while became the Continue reading
“Cranes” alone would have been more than enough for Jan Frenkel to enter the history of music and become a popularly loved composer. But “Russian Field”, “Old Waltz”, “Chase”, “Textile Town” and other compositions became just as popular. “My song is me,” said Yan Abramovich, revealing each time a completely different facet of his talent.
Violin as a medicine
Having once picked up a violin, a four-year-old boy began to realize his father’s dream to make a famous musician out of his son. Then the instrument literally saved the life of the child. In childhood, he was constantly overcome by illness. And when the doctors discovered the boy’s tuberculosis, they issued a terrible sentence – any draft could kill little Jan. Then the father found a way to tie his son to the house and almost did not let him out on the street – he Continue reading