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He painted, played the violin and even studied at the same time at the Polytechnic Institute and the musical college. But the creative fate of Oleg Lundstrem, probably, was determined on that very day, when a 12-year-old boy, carried away by the foxtrot, painted the score for the trio: melody, bass, accompaniment. Continue reading
Opera-epic “Sadko” – one of the most famous works of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Her path to the audience was not easy, because the emperor himself crossed out Sadko from the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theater. And only thanks to the private opera by Savva Mamontov, she was first introduced to the audience, winning universal recognition as an example of Russian musical epos. Continue reading
Lyudmila Zykina before the scene passed a real labor school – turner, nurse, seamstress. But at the audition in the choir of Pyatnitsky, the 18-year-old Lyudmila was chosen from among 400 contenders. So the oldest choir of Russia became for Zykina the first singing school.
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