What saved the life of the “queen of rock and roll”
November 6 marks 80 years of the legendary American singer, winner of 8 Grammy awards and the title of Queen of Rock and Roll Tina Turner. For more than 20…

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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 -…

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WHAT ARE LIVE SOUND AND PHONOGRAM
This article is dedicated to the live performances of musicians and the tricks that they go to give the listener maximum pleasure from the concert and ... deceive him as…

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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 successes. And suddenly something changed, something that once came so easily became a routine, and the need to allocate time for additional classes is an unpleasant duty that you want to get rid of. Remember that you are not alone in your feelings. Even great musicians passed through this. And most importantly, be honest with yourself. Answer for yourself: is there a problem in music? Or at the teacher? In the vast majority of cases, this is not so. The fact is that you want to play more with friends and have fun, and do not want to work. And music lessons significantly cut down your free time.
IT IS POSSIBLE TO TAKE APATHY! In this situation, you can get help from at least three sources: do something yourself, ask your parents for help and talk to the teacher. If after analyzing your situation, you realized that, in fact, your main enemy is boredom, deal with it with your imagination! Tired of hitting the keys? Continue reading

Musical hoax: Who actually wrote “Adagio” Albinoni

Adagio Albinoni is a truly enchanting piece of music. The melody as if touches the hidden strings of the human soul, is remembered for a long time and then, it seems, sounds inside. At first, no one doubted that the author of “Adagio in G Minor for String Orchestras and Organ” was precisely Tomaso Albinoni. However, musicologists today almost with absolute certainty declare: in fact, a completely different person created the ingenious music.
In 1671, in Venice, in a rather wealthy family of a merchant and patrician Antonio, a boy named Tomaso was born. It is unlikely that the parents then assumed that their son would become a famous composer, and a few centuries after his death he would become famous throughout the world.

Very little has been preserved about the life and formation process of composer Tomaso Albinoni. He began his musical career as a violinist, then began to write music, devoting his works and even entire collections to the honorable and famous people of his time. Thanks to his marital status, he could write music completely independently, not seeking to get a place as a court composer or to serve in any one church. Continue reading

One who gave way to Olympus Freddie Mercury: Tim Staffel

In 1964, two students, Brian May and Tim Staffel, created a musical group in London, which for the most part played cover versions of popular songs at that time. The dentist student Roger Taylor responded to the announcement that the guys hung at Imperial College. He liked to play drums in his spare time. A little later another student really wanted to get into the team – Farrukh Bulsaraoy. So began the path of the group, which today is called “cult” and one of the most successful in the history of rock music.
The guys took the first name for their offspring from the author, who at that time were read out. George Orwell’s dystopia “1984”, which struck their imagination, was the first inspiration, and this is what the group was called. A few years later, however, the name was replaced with a less gloomy and slightly more understandable one – “Smile”. Music in the style of rock blues, performances, mostly free, on student evenings – the group followed the usual path of young bands, which usually eliminated 90% of all who want to conquer the big stage. Continue reading

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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WHAT ARE LIVE SOUND AND PHONOGRAM
This article is dedicated to the live performances of musicians and the tricks that they go to give the listener maximum pleasure from the concert and ... deceive him as…

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MUSIC STYLES: THE BIRTH OF ROCK-N-ROLL
Naturally, all these years the "modern ballroom dance" did not stand still and went so far that representatives of various musical styles conduct fierce battles on a very funny topic…

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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
The mistake of many is the belief that an electric guitar, bass guitar or synthesizer plugs into a power outlet and sounds. But it's not that simple In order to…

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