Better than Tatar: four albums of clever jazz and world music
Today we listen to folk rock with electronics, mixed up with Tatar folk motifs, a young Moscow fusion without borders and a solo piano concert that will pleasantly surprise even…

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Concertmaster Aspects
Currently, accompaniment is the most common form of performance for pianists, one of the most sought-after professions in the field of special musical education. The scope of accompaniment is very…

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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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Voice Hygiene

The professionalism of an artist-vocalist includes a number of requirements, and one of the main such qualities is … the ability of an artist to maintain himself in good vocal form and, accordingly, be always ready to perform. In this regard, the health of the artist’s vocal apparatus, the singer’s observance of the voice mode, diet, and generally maintaining the active state of the body are extremely important. Continue reading

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 Russian musical culture.
With the names of M. Berezovsky, I. Handoshkin, V. Pashkevich, M. Matinsky,
M. Sokolovsky, E. Fomina connected the period of formation and development of Russian musical culture of the late 18th century, which led to the emergence of Russian musical professionalism. Continue reading

Concertmaster Aspects

Currently, accompaniment is the most common form of performance for pianists, one of the most sought-after professions in the field of special musical education. The scope of accompaniment is very extensive and covers many areas of musical performance and pedagogy.
Without the active participation of accompanists, it is difficult to imagine not only the training of professional performers, but also classes with young musicians at the initial stage of learning music. Continue reading

Musical ability testing. Toolkit for conducting introductory auditions in a music school
The process of self-knowledge and self-improvement is unlimited. Mastery is talent multiplied by labor. Given the desire for determination and will, everyone is able to create from himself what he…

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A little bit about the musical education of children
Dear, dear colleagues! I dare to publish this small article only because at every point I can refer to authorities. And yet - I think that it can help beginner…

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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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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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