Fundamentals of Vocal Pedagogy Lecture Course - 1
Topic 1. Introduction to the specialty. Vocal pedagogy is a branch of knowledge about the nature of the singing voice and the use of its capabilities in musical performing practice,…

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Types of Verdian Voices in La Traviata
Issues related to changes in vocal styles in the era of romanticism in musicology are not well developed, as they affect the highly specialized aspects of pedagogy of solo singing…

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Russian violinist Khandoshkin and 18th century culture
Ivan Evstafievich Handoshkin - the founder of Russian violin playing. A talented musician is a self-taught person. He was tireless. Persistent and stubborn fighter for the development of an original…

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Instrumental heterophony in the partit “seven words” by Sofia Gubaidulina

1. The semantic capacity of instrumental heterophony

If the heterophony of Russian polyphonic singing is an act of collective creativity with its own intonation and sonor spectrum, then the semantic capacity of instrumental heterophony is determined by the composer, author, individually in relation to the goals and objectives of a particular work. Continue reading

About the music of Edison Denisov

Edison Denisov is my favorite composer, that’s why I decided to share my thoughts and my hearing with the work of this amazing Russian man, forced to experience all the charms of loneliness and lack of demand in Soviet Russia and found understanding and his performers in France. However, he never left his homeland for a long time, having connected himself with the Moscow Conservatory and the Union of Composers, to whom he devoted a lot of his time and attention, leaving behind a whole galaxy of talented young composers … Continue reading

Chamber evening
I was lucky to be a guest of the world opera star at her chamber concert in the Small Philharmonic Hall. Veronika Dzhioeva sang Russian music. Glinka, Varlamov, Bulakhov, Dargomyzhsky,…

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Mariinsky Theater is ready to answer for the "editing" of Handel
The reader contacted the editorial office of Fontanka, who visited the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall on December 5 at the performance of Handel’s oratorio “Messiah”. According to him, the work…

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Chamber evening
I was lucky to be a guest of the world opera star at her chamber concert in the Small Philharmonic Hall. Veronika Dzhioeva sang Russian music. Glinka, Varlamov, Bulakhov, Dargomyzhsky,…

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Benjamin Britten and his temporal variations for oboe
Benjamin Britten is one of the most prominent composers of the twentieth century, not only in the UK, but throughout the world. His work covers a large number of genres,…

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