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How to start listening to classical music to learn how to understand it
Around the classical music hovers many legends and myths. For example, that Mozart poisoned Salieri. Or that the musicians are people not of this world. And that classical music is…

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Pioneers of Russian chanson
In the Russian music industry of the 1990s, the concept of “Russian chanson” was a substitute for the inconvenient term “blatant song”. But in the first half of the 20th…

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The wind of change Maxim Dunaevsky
Music that sounds. And pulls you by the invisible threads, makes you respond, swing in time, drumming your fingers on the table, softly humming under your breath or almost screaming,…

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New trends: what “Dirty Molly” and “kitty, kitty” bribed the youth

Kurt Cobain said: “Art, which has a long-term value, cannot be appreciated by the majority, only a small percentage will show understanding and appreciate it.” In part, he was mistaken, because every decade had his idols, many of whom fell in love with millions, and at the same time their music became a real classic. So, in the 1990s, young people adored and imitated Kurt Cobain himself, while in the early 1990s everyone was ill with Marilyn Manson. Continue reading

Rammstein in Russia replaced RADIO TAPOK

“Children, attention! Hush, laugh. I am the voice of darkness, I am created by pain. And he brought something for everybody from the chest by tearing it out with blood, ”these are lines from the famous Rammstein song“ Mein Herz Brennt ”, sounding in the Russian-language cover version, which was made by the Russian group RADIO TAPOK. Continue reading

Rammstein in the new album told the whole truth about Germany

“The art of a professional musician is to give smart answers to stupid questions. And we specialize in giving stupid answers to clever questions, ”said Paul Landers, the guitarist of this German band, once said. It looks like coquetry. In reality, if you analyze her work, the composition team in the baggage, which makes the listener think about many important topics, provokes reflection. Continue reading

Award “Muz-TV-2019”: Lazarev did not make curved mirrors

If you go to the Megasport hall, where the award ceremony took place this time, drive up by unstrung stars in overdressed tinted glass limousines to the closed VIP parking, and try, like ordinary people, from the subway along dusty and crooked paths of the ever-building district, the first thing that was striking (especially in contrast with the recent Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv) was the harsh police and army cordon in the course of the movement. Continue reading

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NARKOMFIN conducted the first audit
“We got together with the guys a couple of weeks before the concert ... There were only a few rehearsals, all great professionals. After two albums it was not clear,…

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Soviet-era conductors
The Soviet era was generous with talents. The history of world culture includes the names of brilliant Soviet pianists, violinists, cellists, singers and, of course, conductors. At this time, formed…

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They were the first to play jazz.
The jazz was presented to the music world by a meeting of two cultures - European and African. At the international wave in the early 20s of the twentieth century…

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Five great symphonies of Russian composers
In the world of music, there are one-of-a-kind, landmark works, the sounds of which spell the chronicle of musical life. Some of these compositions represent a revolutionary breakthrough in art,…

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