The music of the ancients. Primeval music
The origin of the word "music" is known to everyone: from the Greek "art of muses." But the question of how this type of art arose was controversial in the…

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What is a pastoral?
Pastoral - (Latin pastoralis, French pastorale, shepherd, rural) - a genre in literature, painting, music and in the theater, poeticizing a peaceful and simple rural life. Pastoral can be called:…

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Reasoning about art
“The poet owns the form, and the content belongs to the history and reality of his people” (Belinsky; compare Glinka: “The people compose music, we only arrange it”). Consequently, the…

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Kurt COBAIN: Last 30 Days

March 3, 1993 Thursday.

On this day, Kurt Cobain stayed at the Exelsior Rome 5-star hotel, after the canceled Nirvana tour in Munich and Offenbach. The reason for the failure of the voice.
He stayed at the hotel with his wife Curtney Love and daughter Francis, who specially went to Rome to meet with Kurt. Unexpectedly, in the middle of the night, Cobain takes 50 tablets of raipnol, and in combination with champagne. Curtney Love found the note, but it was never published.
March 4, Friday.

At 6:30 in the morning, Cobain is already in a coma, and an ambulance takes him to Umberto I hospital, where his stomach is washed; after 5 hours, ero is already being transported to a comfortable private American clinic. CNN Continue reading

Istria Deep Purple

In March 1968, a group was created consisting of Ritchie Blackmore – lead guitar, John Lord – organ, backing vocals, Rod Evans – vocals, Nikki Simper – bass, backing vocals, Jan Pais – drums. At the suggestion of Richie, they decided to name the new group “Deep Purple”. This name was taken from an old song that Richie’s grandmother loved to listen to.

Ritchie Blackmore (Ritchie Blackmore) – was born in the English province on April 14, 1945. Already in his youth, he demonstrated his mastery of guitar, which caused the desire of numerous beginner groups in England to have such a solo guitarist in his group. John Lord (Jon Lord) – was born in England (Leicester) on June 9, 1941 and already from childhood began to play the piano, and later began to take lessons on this instrument. Ian Paice (Ian Paice) – was born on June 29, 1948. In adolescence, he showed a love for percussion instruments and at the age of 14-15 he received his first drum kit. Rod Evans (Rod Continue reading

Kraftwerk is about music. Kraftwerk: music starts with silence

Many years ago they made a musical revolution, and since then all modern musicians have been praying for them: from DURAN DURAN and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, to Madonna and PRODIGY. They created their own universe, a mechanical electronic universe, and they are the gods of this music, and maybe, by the way, non-living gods. During a Russian tour of the band, Ralph Hutter, one of the founders of the KRAFTWERK band, came to the Silver Rain radio station. After distributing several autographs and agreeing to a couple of photos, Ralph went to the studio to give an interview to the leading radio station Vladimir Orlov and answer questions from the audience.

VLADIMIR ORLOV: In KRAFTWERK music, you pay special attention, first of all, to the timbre of the synthesizer, to the coloring of your music. You know, when I listen to you, I feel something so warm in my stomach. And from here the first question: is this some kind of musical trick of graduates of the conservatory; maybe – pressure on the subconscious or the result of some kind of musical research? Continue reading

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