G. Sviridov Cantata "The Snow Is Coming" "Little Triptych" is the so-called cantata "The Snow is Coming", written by the outstanding Russian composer Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov. He created this miniature masterpiece of vocal and instrumental music based on the works of Boris Pasternak, a remarkable poet whose work for some reason did not attract the attention of other composers.
I.S. Bach "Matthew Passion" The most dramatic episodes of the biblical story are connected with the last days of the life of Jesus Christ. Passion, or Passion, was the name of a work created specifically for the services of Great Friday in Protestant churches. I.S. Bach wrote several Passions, one of which was "Matthew Passion".
Cantatas, oratorios, masses of Karmin Buran Link Alexander Nevsky Link V.A. Mozart "Requiem" Link Gavrilin "Chimes" Link I.S. Bach Mass C. Minor Link S. Rachmaninov "All-night vigil" Link D. Pergolesi "Stabat Mater" Link D. Verdi "Requiem" Link I.S. Bach "Matthew Passion" Link S. Taneyev "John of Damascus" Link G.
D. Pergolesi "Stabat Mater" Full of light sadness, music penetrating into the very heart of "Stabat Mater" Giovanni Pergolesi is the pearl of world music culture. She strikes from the first sounds with her sincere desire for joy, despite the strong emotional pain. It heals and affects the most delicate strings of the human soul.
S. Rachmaninov "All-Night Vigil" A monumental work for a cappella choir with a soloist, part of the golden fund of the world cultural heritage - "All-Night Vigil" by Sergei Rachmaninov. Despite the affiliation and strict adherence to Orthodox traditions of worship, he is known, loved and revered all over the world, always recognizing its highest artistic value.
D. Verdi "Requiem" German conductor Hans von Bülow described Verdi's "Requiem" as his last opera, only in church robes. He was mistaken only in one thing - "Requiem" did not become the final work of the composer. But, really, this work is called opera in everything except the name - it is so human, emotional and theatrical.
Gavrilin "Chimes" The most monumental work of the Soviet composer, State Prize Laureate Valery Alexandrovich Gavrilin - choral symphony-action "Chimes" is intended for soloists, mixed choir, oboe, percussion and reader. The author also used the subtitle "According to V.
I.S. Bach Massa S. Minor The most monumental and large-scale masterpiece of Johann Sebastian Bach and today collects large concert halls. Beautiful music penetrates the depths of the heart and awakens the most sublime thoughts and aspirations in man. It is amazing how much influence the creation of the son of man can have on other people.
Sergey Rachmaninov "Bells" Bells. This symbol of Great Russia is sacred for all Russian people. The bell-ringing, which at all times accompanies a person throughout his life, has different voices. At evening sunset, it can sound romantic, sparkle with the good news for big holidays, and in the days of hardships a ominous alarm to rally people to overcome a common misfortune.
S. Prokofiev cantata "Alexander Nevsky" The historical theme occupied a special and important place in the works of the Soviet composer Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev. Among his works on a similar theme cantata "Alexander Nevsky", written for the choir, mezzo-soprano and orchestra, stands out. In it, the composer continues the traditions leading from the operas Ruslan and Lyudmila M.
Karl Orff "Carmina Burana" One of the most controversial classical works of the 20th century is a symphonic cantata for choir, soloists and orchestra "Carmina Burana". From the moment of the premiere to this day, one can come across diametrically opposite opinions about both the composition and its author. But all the contradictions are in keeping with the spirit of the epoch: 1937, Nazism in Germany, the composer's Jewish roots ... None other than fate itself, or Fortune, had a draw here.
S. Taneyev "John of Damascus" This work on the premiere performance touched the hearts and souls of the listeners so much that he was immediately called the Russian Requiem. And indeed, "John of Damascus" - a cantata with lyrical and philosophical content was the first creation of the twenty-eight-year-old Sergei Taneyev, in which the skill and talent of the musician appeared very convincingly.