But this is bad luck: to write briefly, interestingly and readily about what is happening in modern music. Yes, so write so that the thinking reader makes something out for himself, while the other at least read to the end. Otherwise, what’s going on with music today? What? – asks another. Composers – compose, performers – play, listeners – listen, students – …, – and everything is fine! So there is a lot of it, music, so much that you won’t listen to it all. This is true: wherever you come, something climbs into your ears. Therefore, many are “discovered” and listen to what he personally needs.
COMBINATION OR DIVERSITY? And music has one feature: it is able to unite and make huge human masses experience the same and very strong emotions. And this applies both to songs, marches, dances, and to symphonies and operas, too. It’s just worth recalling the song “Victory Day” and “Leningrad Symphony” by Shostakovich and wondering: what kind of music today can unite and unite? The answer will probably be sad: the one under which you can stomp your feet, clap your hands, jump and have fun “until you drop.” Music of strong emotions and emotions today on the sidelines. Continue reading