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 those who are used to Keith Jarrett.
Petrified Drops “Raft in Placidity” One of the most notable albums of Russian jazz of recent times. They, in principle, are not so many, but this one would stand out, even if we had a real abundance. Continue reading
Metronome (from a series of articles on the use of technical means when learning to play a musical instrument)
The idea of a “musical chronometer” has been in the air since the beginning of the 19th century. Previously, composers indicated the nature of the work verbally, for example, “fun”, “lively”, “broadly”, “energetically”, and the approximate tempo depended on the duration of the beat, as well as on the acoustics of the room and personal preferences of the performer. Continue reading
Arcangelo Corelli was fortunate enough to live in an era when instrumental music and instrumental performing arts began to occupy a place that previously belonged completely to the opera. Composers not only began to give preference to instrumental genres, but also to introduce a personal beginning into their compositions. Academician B.V. Asafiev emphasized that the development of European instrumentalism would be inconceivable without its intentions to “humanize”, the expression of the “emotionally ideological world of European humanity” .. Continue reading