The turbulent history and immense size of Russia and the Soviet Union make it a difficult place to sum up in musical terms – not because there are incalculable varieties, and generalizing would necessarily favour one style or region over another, but because what is authentic is bound up in politics. The Tzars wanted to hear professional musicians demonstrating the national culture and real peasants could not be introduced to the ...
An extensive music information resource, bringing together the talents and expertise of a wide range of editors and musicologists, including Stanley Sadie, Charles Wilson, Paul Du Noyer, Tony Byworth, Bob Allen, Howard Mandel, Cliff Douse, William Schafer, John Wilson...
Classical, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country and more. Flame Tree has been making encyclopaedias and guides about music for over 20 years. Now Flame Tree Pro brings together a huge canon of carefully curated information on genres, styles, artists and instruments. It's a perfect tool for study, and entertaining too, a great companion to our music books.
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