Ancient musical miracle: Throat singing from shamanistic rituals to the modern scene
It may seem to people unfamiliar with this art form that the sounds they hear are actually made by a musical instrument. It is difficult to imagine that human ligaments…

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Strange hobby, escape from home and other facts from the life of the “Prague nightingale” Karel Gott
He was one of the few foreign performers who were listened to with pleasure in the Soviet Union. Concerts with his participation invariably gathered full halls, and the audience sang…

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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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Little-known facts about the legendary musician

28 years ago, on November 24, 1991, the legendary singer and musician, soloist of the Queen band Freddie Mercury passed away. At that time he was only 45 years old. With his departure, an entire era of rock music of the twentieth century ended. These are well-known facts. But there were moments in his biography that he himself preferred not to talk about …

The fact that Freddie Mercury is a pseudonym is known to all fans of the musician. He himself did not hide this, although he lost his temper when he was called by his real name – Farrukh Bulsara. The singer rarely spoke about his homeland and childhood – he was not ashamed of his past, but preferred to live in the present and not to remember what was once.

He was born on September 5, 1946 on the island of Zanzibar. His parents were Parsi by nationality – this is a nation of Iranian descent, whose representatives profess Zoroastrianism. Their name Farrukh was then very common, in translation from Farsi it meant “happy”, “lucky”, “beautiful”. He won his first victory at the age of 1 year, when his photo won the title “Photo of the Year” at a local competition. And when Farrukh became a world star, he liked to repeat: “With the exception of my protruding teeth, I am perfection itself!” Continue reading

Velvet voice contralto. What is the main secret of his popularity
Contralto is one of the brightest female voices. Its velvety low sound is often compared to a cello. This voice is quite rare in nature, so it is very appreciated…

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The most vivid novels of the French heartthrob Yves Montand: Edith Piaf, Marilyn Monroe and others
He was not written handsome, but he was damn talented. He was admired by the multimillion audience, he was idolized and the most beautiful women of the world went crazy…

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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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How to learn to improvise on the piano: improvisation techniques
Good mood to you, dear reader. In this short post we will talk about how to learn to improvise: we will discuss some general points and see the basic techniques…

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