How to play the harmonica?
Harmonica is a miniature wind organ that not only has a deep and distinctive sound, but also blends perfectly with guitar, keyboards and vocals. It is not surprising that the…

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“He boasted of what we are treating today”: Alexey Vasiliev - about Freddie Mercury
September 5, 2019 Freddie Mercury would have turned 73 years old. A brilliant connoisseur of pop culture, Alexei Vasilyev, explains how the death of vocalist Queen became the death of…

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From the history of blues: from plantations to the studio
The blues, like everything with stunning success, has been an underground music trend for decades. It is understandable, because the White Society could not accept the music of African-Americans working…

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Canned food and clones, or Where is the new classic

They say: they don’t argue about tastes. But to be honest – I never understood the meaning of this expression. How can you argue about tastes? “My taste is tastier”? “There is a taste! – No taste! Well, bring ten proofs of the existence of taste! “Taste, like the Lord God, is a transcendental entity!” Some kind of nonsense, verbiage … And if someone says that he hates this or that musician, and I, for example, love him very much, then there is no reason to argue at all. You – love, I – no, and love is inexplicable thing, and if explainable, then this is not love at all, but marriage of convenience, with all due respect. Continue reading

We heard, we know: to whom, why, and how Russian tribute groups pay tribute
Indeed: the season does not pass, so that “copyists” do not come to our region. Yes, and ours have already begun to make tribute programs at a serious level -…

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A place in the sun: five albums with a non-trivial interpretation of jazz and classics
The American Kronos Quartet, one of the most famous chamber groups, released an album with new works by Terry Riley, one of the fathers of American minimalism. Nothing special: they…

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Music-Education.ruVocal and singing Christmas song “Silent night, wonderful night”: sheet music and creation story
On the wall of an old school in the Austrian town of Arndorf, and now there is a memorial plaque. The inscription tells that there are two people in these…

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Gregory the Minister: “Rock and roll - limited music!”
The old-timers of our portal will probably not remember that the hero of my interviews would be a writer-actor-musician and, at the same time, a music lover who is always…

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