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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USSR DAUGHTER ALEXANDER PAKHMUTOV
Lev Leshchenko named Alexander Pakhmutov the composer of the century. We think that not only people of the Soviet generation will agree with this, but also those who, over the…

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN AND THE IMMORTAL LOVE OF THE GREAT DEAF
Ludwig van Beethoven is considered a key figure in Western music between classicism and romanticism. Even now, he is one of the most performed composers in the world. An unsurpassed…

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Russian Empire

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

Michal Oginsky

Michal Oginsky was not only a government official, but also an amateur composer. He wrote quite a few pieces of music, and some of them even became popular in the Russian Empire. “The Oginsky Polonaise” and “Farewell to the Homeland” are one and the same work. The first option is a popular name, the second is copyright.

From the spot – to the quarry
September 25, 1765 in the town of Guzuv, seven kilometers from Warsaw, a boy was born, who was named Michal. This name was not given by chance. The uncle of the baby, Michal-Kazimir Oginsky, was the great hetman of Lithuania. He remained in history as a brilliant performer, author of numerous operas, polonezas, mazurkas and poems. Michal’s parents were influential and wealthy people and are widely known in Poland and Lithuania. Michal’s father held high public posts. He gained fame thanks to successes in the diplomatic field. Michal’s mother was an educated woman and managed to give her son a good education. Continue reading

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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LOVED IN JAZZ YURI SAULSKY
The unique compositional style of Yuri Saulsky is recognizable from the first chords, and his songs helped to light up more than one pop star of the Soviet period. A…

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"FATHER" SYMPHONY JOSEPH HAYDN
This composer worked with the hope that his works will help people become at least a little happier and serve as a source of vivacity and inspiration. With such thoughts,…

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ANTONIO VIVALDI - ITALIAN BACH
It took humanity almost two centuries to learn, understand and appreciate the music of the great Antonio Vivaldi again, because soon after his death he was unjustly oblivious. In the…

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