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Moscow Nights (Podmoskovnye Vechera)

Pop and Misc. Notes
Moscow Nights (Podmoskovnye Vechera)

There is an interesting story how Zhenya Kanaeva decided to choose ”Moscow Nights” for her Ribbon 2008. Before the season 2008 Irina Viner – head coach of Russian National Gymnast Team – went to China and visited one restaurant. At the door of the restaurant there was a bell singing the melody of Moscow Nights. And she says that every time when somebody entered the restaurant, all the visitors would start to smile and sing the song together with...

Last Updated (Sunday, 21 June 2015 15:09)

 

Basin Street Blues

Jazz Notes
Basin Street Blues

New Orleans in the south of the United States is famous for many things. One is traditional jazz. Another is the regions in the city which are divided into areas known as Quarters. And in the French Quarter is a well-known area called Storyville, and its main thoroughfare is Basin Street, the basis of this song. Storyville became a red light district in the 1870s. So if you were heading down the mighty Mississippi to New Orleans and you ended up in Basin Street, there's a...

Last Updated (Saturday, 20 June 2015 16:15)

 

B.B. King – The Blues Man

Blues Notes
B.B. King – The Blues Man

I've traveled for miles aroundIt seems like everybody wanna put me downBecause I'm a blues manBut I'm a good man, understand
 

In the mid-1950s, King was performing at a dance in Twist, Arkansas, when a few fans became unruly and started a fire. King ran out, forgetting his guitar, and risked his life to go back and get it. He later found out that two men fighting over a woman named Lucille knocked over a kerosene heater that started the fire. He named the...

Last Updated (Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:26)

 

Don’t Let Me Down

Rock Notes
Don’t Let Me Down

“When you’re drowning,” John Lennon told Rolling Stone in 1970, “you don’t say, ‘I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me.’ You just scream.”



John Lennon

 

“Don’t Let Me Down” is Lennon’s anguished scream to his lover, Yoko Ono. When he and the Beatles recorded the song during the ‘Let It Be’ sessions in late January of 1969, Lennon asked Ringo Starr to hit the cymbal...

 

Ernest Chausson – Poème for Violin and Orchestra

Classical Notes
Ernest Chausson – Poème for Violin and Orchestra

The lyrical Poème, a single-movement work published in 1896, just three years before his death, is based on “The Song of Triumphant Love,” a short story by the Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright Ivan Turgenev. It’s the tale of two young men, Fabio and Muzio, who fall in love with the same woman, Valeria (some have suggested that Chausson also was inspired by a real-life love triangle involving his friend Faurè and...

 
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