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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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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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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Johann Strauss

URAL AGATE CHRISTIE

When the popularity of rock music in the country was at its peak, and everywhere the songs of the groups “Cinema”, “Aquarium”, “Time Machine”, “Nautilus Pompilius” and other equally popular were heard, loomed on the horizon, and then took its rightful place in this cohort of favorites is the Agatha Christie band. It was very easy to get lost in such a mass of rock bands. But the musicians from “Agatha Christie” managed not only to swim on this wave of rock movement, but to remain on the crest for the whole decade, although many colleagues on the shop had gone down by that time. So, something in their work was so extraordinary that even now (even after the breakup of the group) it impresses thousands of music lovers.

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“DUET CATS” FOR TWO VOICES AND PIANO

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

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

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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METALLICA - HEAVY METAL MUSHKETERS
Fans of the legendary Metallica band are so dedicated and uncompromising that it can be compared to religious adoration. Legends circulated about their booze during the tour, and journalists called…

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MUSES OF MUSICIAN NIKKOLO PAGANINI
One of the most prominent personalities in the musical history of Niccolo Paganini, despite the rather demonic appearance, has never lacked fans. He was not even 20 when a rich…

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A BEAUTIFUL TALE WITH A DEEP SENSE IN THE SLEEPING BEAUTY BALLET
The tale of the French writer Charles Pierrot “Sleeping Beauty”, as it turned out, hides many secrets. At least, the creators of the ballet of the same name - composer…

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