shock in the symphony
Billy Ailish is a real star from the world of teenagers, and absolutely everyone can find something to say about her. Unusual, contrary to modern fashion trends in music, she literally chained millions of listeners to herself not only with unusual and captivating music, but also with stylish, sometimes even frightening video clips. Why is Billy so loved and why is she considered such a controversial musician?
1. She was accused of quirking
Just recently, the release of the song “wish you were gay” took place, after which LGBT singer fans began to be interested in the question of whether this track can really be considered a kind of exit from the closet. Then the students began to look for any hints in this test. And they found peculiar lines that said: “In order not to hurt my pride and explain the lack of interest, do not say that I am not your type, just say that I am not your favorite orientation.” They, in fact, indicate that there was no cuming out. Naturally, a lively discussion developed on the net about this track. Thus, Pride noted that “using gay orientation as a means of attracting attention is, at best, just stupid, at worst, a kind of insult, a slap on the world of pop music that suffers from the inability to speak directly about itself.” Continue reading
The Tenth Symphony is one of the greatest and largest works of the 20th century. This is a very personal, autobiographical work by Shostakovich. It responds not only to crucial events in the biography of the composer himself, but also to events in Russian history. There is a version that it was with this symphony that Shostakovich responded to the death of Stalin.
Shostakovich did not write anything for eight years before this symphony. His last ninth symphony brought him persecution. Everyone expected that it would be an apotheosis work glorifying victory, but they heard something incomprehensible, unusual, ambiguous in it. Continue reading