The turning point in the student musician
WHY DOES THE INITIAL ENTUSISM DISAPPEAR? There was a time when you eagerly awaited the opportunity to pick up a tool and flew like wings on lessons, rejoicing at your…

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Paradoxes of Enrico Caruso: What the legendary tenor was reproached for and what he could not forgive to his native Naples
The name of the legendary Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso is known all over the world - he had a rare voice, sang leading parts in more than 80 operas,…

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TOP 10 historical oddities related to music
10th and 9th place: Funny cases related to the French It is known that Napoleon was exiled to the island of St. Helena. While in exile, he admitted once: "During…

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Stars of exile: How the daughter of the White Guard officer became the “First Lady of the Musical” in Europe

The name of Tatyana Pavlovna Ivanova is hardly known to the general public, although the songs in her performance are probably familiar to everyone. In Europe, the late 1950s – early 1960s. she was called the first lady of the musical, and in her homeland she was forgotten for a long time – Ivanova was the daughter of a White Guard officer who emigrated to Germany after the revolution. About how the performer of Russian romances and gypsy songs conquered Europe and Australia, without having achieved recognition in Russia during her life, – further in the review.

Tatyana Ivanova was born in 1925 in Charlottenburg, the western part of Berlin, where her parents moved after the 1917 revolution. Prior to that, the family lived on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg. Her father, Pavel Ivanov, was a White Guard officer, and her mother, Elena Ion, was an opera singer. Although Tatyana grew up in Germany, she was brought up in the traditions of Russian culture – they only spoke Russian in their house, and their parents instilled a love of national songs and romances since childhood, they often listened to records with recordings of Chaliapin, Plevitskaya and other performers of that time. Continue reading

How to restore a broken voice
Alas, with the loss of voice, sooner or later, every vocalist is faced. Very often, the cause of a broken voice is not intensive vocals, but a cry, especially in…

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Female voice mezzo-soprano. How to identify it when learning vocal skills
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…

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The first tenor of the country
26 years ago, on December 21, 1993, the famous Soviet opera singer, People's Artist of the USSR Ivan Kozlovsky passed away. He always had a huge number of fans who…

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Happiness Montserrat Caballe and Bernabe Marty
Montserrat Caballe was called a legend during his lifetime. Her magical voice was impossible not to recognize or confuse with another. She was almost sure that she was not destined…

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