Not a day goes by without news about Billy Elish. Yes, it’s Eilish: “someone of what” is a zero-ending declension. Female surnames are not inclined to a consonant. And Billy, this, Ailish is female. Just so that it does not arise in the very first comment – “who is this?” The audience of stereo.ru loves to flaunt the ignorance of modern pop stars.
By the way, I’m not a fan of modern hits either. For 20 years I wrote about music, about everything in general, except for classics, so as soon as it became possible not to follow the current musical situation, I immediately tied up with this matter – and began to listen almost exclusively to classics, jazz and some Suede. Continue reading
Composers are rapidly getting younger. And they use unusual instruments, strokes and harmonies. I personally was convinced of this by the show of young talents at the Winter International Festival of Arts in the city of Sochi. “I am looking for a new Schnittke,” as the founding father of the festival, viola player and conductor Yuri Bashmet said more than once.
Bashmet is a great friend of the composer Alexander Tchaikovsky, head of the composition department of the Moscow Conservatory. Continue reading
The voice of mezzo-soprano is rarely found in nature, but it has a very beautiful, rich and velvety sound. Finding a singer with such a voice is a great success for the teacher, this voice is widely used on the opera stage, and in various areas of music. Mezzo-soprano with a beautiful timbre is easier to enter music schools, and later find a job in the opera house, because there are always not enough singers with mezzo-soprano and there are not so many of them as women with high singing voices. From the article you will learn how a beautiful female voice is formed and where you can find him a worthy application.
WHAT DISTINCES TO MEZZO-SOPRANO FROM OTHER VOICES In the Italian school the voice is called that opens a third below the dramatic soprano. Translated into Russian, “mezzo-soprano” means “a little soprano”. It has a beautiful velvety sound and is not revealed on the upper notes, but on the middle section of the range, from la small octave to la second. Continue reading