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…

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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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“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…

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Western music

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 master of sonatas, although he wrote in all genres that existed in his time, including opera, ballet, music for dramatic performances, and choral works. She is his first true love, to which he dedicated a brilliant sonata. And although there were other women in the life of the great German composer, it was this young charming woman who called him the immortal lover.

The first teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven
One of the three “Viennese classics” Ludwig van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in the German city of Bonn. Years of childhood can be called the most difficult in the life of the future composer. It was difficult for a proud and Continue reading

BORN TO WIN Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet entered the history of music thanks to one very popular work. Experienced people argue that such cases are infrequent. Fate gave such a chance to Georges Bizet, who…

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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…

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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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ELENA SURZHIKOVA: "I DO NOT LIE!"
In her youth, Elena Surzhikova was struck by the songs of Patricia Carly “Forgive me this whim” and Margarita Velazquez “Besame Mucho”. “These are women!” She admired and once dreamed…

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