The brilliant composer Frederic Chopin was very different from most of his predecessors and even contemporaries. He wrote works only for piano.
This unique creator left us no opera, no symphony, no overture. That is why his composing talent becomes so amazing, because Chopin managed to become an innovator in piano music.
Crying to the sound of music
March 1, 1810, a few dozen kilometers from Warsaw, in the village of Zhelyazova-Volya, a boy was born in the family of a Polish and a Frenchman, who was named Frederick. The family lived in the estate of the count. There, Chopin’s father worked as a teacher of his children. Soon Nicolas Chopin was offered to go to work in the Warsaw composer Frederic Continue reading
This man was in the top thirty of the greatest British, became one of the best vocalists of all time, while he refused the award of the Commander of the British Empire and the title of knight, saying that this was not at all what he had worked all his life for. That was David Bowie.
To those who are familiar with David Bowie’s music superficially, it may seem that he did nothing more than glam rock and electronics. But his work is really comprehensive and multifaceted. One has only to imagine the circle of his followers to be convinced of this. Once, one of the music critics said that everything that has been in rock music over the past decades is just scraps from David’s feast. Continue reading
The unique timbre of this singer and her surprisingly elegant vocal manner captivated the audience. Even without the title of People’s Artist of Ukraine and not having given a single concert in her historical homeland, Kvitka Tsysyk won eternal folk love and respect of Ukrainians on both sides of the Atlantic.
And in America, any resident knew the voice of Kvitka, despite the fact that she was never a star of show business.
Fate brought Kvitka Tsisyk’s parents to the United States of America. They met in the difficult years of World War II, got married in 1944, hid from the retreating German troops in Western Ukraine, and then the singer Kvitka Continue reading