Today, many highbrowed aesthetes have divorced, who, having barely heard the singing under the guitar, grin squeamishly and displeasedly: they say, fi, some kind of author’s song! And they really don’t know how to play, and there is no voice, and the texts are primitive with rhymes such as “bonfire-mosquitoes”. They are not even aware that just a few decades ago it was the author’s song that kept part of the Soviet intelligentsia from complete moral degradation. To exist in a totalitarian state without a breath of freedom is unbearable. Bards became such a “sip”.
NOT EVERY AUTHOR IS REAL! Of course, strictly speaking, the name of the genre is strange. After all, any song is author’s. But yes not so! Still, a pop song, as a rule, has as many as three authors – a poet, composer and performer. And they love this song either for poetry, or for music, or thanks to the performer. But with a song with a guitar, everything is fundamentally different. Continue reading