John Scofield: “A good sound engineer must be a very musical person himself”
John Scofield is coming to Russia soon. And that, perhaps, says it all. We run for tickets. You can’t explain anything. But still, I will explain why and why it…

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Woodwind: Some History
Woodwind instruments are the oldest along with a drum and some other percussion instruments. On many pastoral plots, pictures of antiquity, you can see all kinds of pipes and pipes,…

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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 play Riley’s music all their lives, and, for example, their album “Terry Riley: Requiem for Adam” is a masterpiece of love and pain … But then they created something strange and not characteristic of anyone. Let us recall at the same time other albums where either a strange classic or “normal” sounds, but in an unusual refraction. Thank God that classical recording has its own hooligans! 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. The autumn finale pleased with baroque discoveries. Forgotten Baroque composers, the favorites of Louis XIV, as well as the ubiquitous Bach in interesting arrangements.

Kati Debretzeni (violin), The English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner. JS Bach: Violin Concertos Sir John Eliot Gardiner is the father of British authenticity. Recently, he performed at the Moscow “Zaryadye” – and this was a real event, a milestone. Continue reading

New decade: what awaits rock musicians and their fans

Over the past 5 years, the industry has managed to “bury” and “resurrect” rock music and guitar several times. It was different. They explained to us that rock and roll was a thing of the past, then it turned out that it was still far from oblivion. Researchers have learned that rock musicians live less than others, but they have proved that the most brutal styles of music are harmless. Statisticians told us that rock still remains at the peak of popularity among vinillers, and Chinese scientists have determined that rock music is dangerous for drivers … Continue reading

Romance Romance: New Classical Music Records
Let's talk about modern music. What is generally considered contemporary: everything that cannot be called “classics”, or works by contemporary composers written according to strict academic standards, or maybe just…

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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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5 USEFUL VOICE PRODUCTS
Features of nutrition and sounding of the voice Nutrition plays a big role in the life and work of the vocalist. Sometimes the hoarse sound of a voice does not…

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Black and White: New Piano Classics
A rich instrument, practically an entire orchestra. This is about the piano. Seven octaves - what chords you want to build. But sometimes even one crystal-tinkling note in silence is…

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