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 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