50 years of sound over silence: “Edition of modern music” by ECM Records
Once upon a time, in a distant galaxy on the island of Lindau, on Bodensee, the boy Manfred was born. A few light years passed, and he realized that there…

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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"?…

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Music of my life
ABOUT HOW AC / DC CHANGED MY LIFE As a child, I was as skeptical about music and, in principle, did not listen to it. I did not understand why…

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Leningrad

Anna Netrebko

Anna was born on September 18, 1971 in Krasnodar in a family of hereditary Cossacks and people of “serious” professions: her mother is an engineer, her father is a hydrologist. But the girl from childhood was more attracted to creativity and sports: different indefatigable energy, she was equally enthusiastic in horse riding, drawing, acrobatics and, of course, singing. Anna first appeared on the stage at 3 years old, in kindergarten, and during school years for seven years she was a soloist of the ensemble “Kuban Pioneer”. Continue reading

Warm Baroque Tube: New Classical Records
Grog is a European winter drink. Hot and invigorating. And he rhymes with baroque. Baroque music can also be winter - energetic, driving, or, on the contrary, peaceful and cozy.…

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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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Composer's worldview and content
A real revelation for a music lover can be an acquaintance with the composer's worldview. For this, in addition to listening to the works of a musical genius, it is…

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Piano Performance: A Brief Background
The history of professional musical performance began at the time when the first musical work recorded by notes appeared. Performing is the result of bilateral activities of the composer, expressing…

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