Legendary West End: Misty Albion musicals
In the modern world, for most people the word "musical" is traditionally associated with American Broadway, the shining lights and posters of many theaters, each of which beckons a charmed…

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Impressionism in music
Impressionism (French: impressionnisme, from impression - impression), the direction in art of the last third of the XIX - beginning of XX centuries. The application of the term "impressionism" to…

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Interview with Jake Bugg
Our friend Jake Bugg sings like a chipmunk, spread rot "X Factor" and strumming an acoustic guitar as if he were in a folk band. The new Jake Bugg is…

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independent existence

Rumors, myths and legends about musicians.

One of the most enduring legends is the legend “Paul is Dead,” according to which Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced by a clone. McCartney himself in response to these rumors in 1993 released the “live” album “Paul Is Live”, whose name can also be translated as “Paul is alive.”

According to rumors, which of the musicians just did not wash their stomach. Particularly famous was the case of Rod Stuart, who was once allegedly urgently taken to a hospital with abdominal pain caused by … an overdose of seminal fluid, and even obtained from sailors. The singer escaped the embarrassing situation with a joke: in his book Rod. Autobiography ”, he wrote that he was never washed his stomach neither from the semen of the sailors, nor from any other. Continue reading

Symphony

Symphony (from the Greek. “Consonance”) is a genre of symphonic instrumental music of the many-part canonized form of fundamental worldview content.

A symphony, as a rule, is a composition for an orchestra, consisting, as a rule, of several parts. This is one of the most important genres of European music. In the modern sense, the word “symphony” came into use relatively recently, in the 70s. XVIII century., But it itself is of very ancient origin.

“Symphony” in Greek means “consonance.” In ancient times, the so-called singing of a choir or ensemble in unison, as well as any harmonious, harmonious combination of tones. In the Middle Ages, the word disappeared from use, and its new life began in the Renaissance. But now a different Continue reading

Interview with Biffy Clyro
Biffy Clyro is preparing to release their seventh album, "Ellipsis", in which they managed to ditch the brain-blowing prog rock of their last three records in something even more, hmm,…

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Interview with Disclosure
Three years ago, Guy and Howard Lawrence, speaking as Disclosure, began trying to make a difference in the radio charts for the better. Last September, the band released their second…

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What is a harp
Gusli is a stringed musical instrument, the most common in Russia. The harp is a flat box-resonator with strings stretched over it. Under various names - cannel, kankles, kok-le, kantele,…

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Sonata
Sonata, musical composition for one or more instruments. In the classical sense, the term refers to a work for piano solo or for a string or spiritual instrument with a…

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