Dmitri Shostakovitch managed, like his contemporary, Igor Stravinsky, to implement jazz into his compositions.
Another treasure after a bout of stumbling around in YouTube. Lida Goulesco was a Russian gypsy who made her fame… Read more [Video] Lida Goulesco – Ou Kamina
A trailer and a scene from Viy, a Russian film based on the horror story penned by Nikolai Gogol.
Sofia Gubaidulina is my favorite female Russian composer (along with Iraida Yusupova and the late Galina Ustvolskaya). She is a… Read more [Video] Sofia Gubaidulina – The Seven Last Words, I-III
A personal story about Iraida Yusupova. Many years ago, I had run a record label (Falçata-Galia) which had a few… Read more [Video] Iraida Yusupova – Annunziatore Della Tempesta