January 6, 1834 the anthem “God Save the Tsar!” Was adopted as the anthem of the Russian Empire. It was first publicly performed the day before, on December 18, 1833, and replaced the previous hymn, “The Prayer of the Russian People”
“God save the Tsar!
Reign in glory to us;
Reign in fear to enemies Continue reading
In the modern musical world, the work of an accompanist very often fades into the background, but meanwhile, it is no less important than the work of a teacher. Often the role of the pianist is to some extent even more responsible: in addition to several stages of learning the work that the accompanist takes with the student, he performs with him on stage in the ensemble. The success of this ensemble, this performance, in many respects depends on his level of skill. Continue reading