Monthly Archives: November 2014
About the personality of Antonio Domenico Geraldine we know very little — on this account we extremely unlucky. No letters written by him or addressed to him, nor any reliable amplify them — nothing left, as if someone was purposely trying to destroy everything that could shed light on the spiritual aspect of man, whose work was part of the culmination of the development of the artistic culture of Italy the second quarter of the eighteenth century. The only document which is available to modern researchers, this is a diary of the composer. The whole structure of this document — and the style, and content — filled with pain and doubt. Expressed the thoughts — large, bold, carried — can only belong to the famous musician. But about the personality of the composer speak very scarce materials. All that is definitely known about Geraldine, is reduced to a purely external aspect of his work. But even a bare enumeration of the facts of his life gaping voids. So still not aware of the details of the birth of composer — one legend intricate another. To find a parish record of the baptism in the Venetian archives to researchers and failed. Another serious gap in the biography — the absence of any comprehensive data relating to the work of Geraldine in the Opera genre, which in the latest, most Mature years was the sense of creative activity of the composer to a much greater degree than any other. It is illuminated only indirectly and sketchy, exclusively through scarce memoirs of contemporaries. Continue reading
– Igor, you are a professional actor. But your song "Combine" written and sung so it is for certain, if you do not know firsthand about the everyday life of the combine. You’re so tightly accustomed to the role that the song was born, or knew all the hardships and privations of their lives?
Combine – this is my summer circle. Was all life and remains. My cousin Vasily Kotlyarov that we are the same age, with 14 years as a combiner. The photograph of his father, uncle Tolya, hung on the honor roll in Rakovka – he has been repeatedly recognized "best combiner farm Covenants Lenin". In General, the hardships of life combiner I knew six years. Uncle Tolia often took his brother for cleaning, and I also sometimes asked to go with them. But combine from me in six years was useless: after an hour I became uncomfortable. It was hot and dusty, and me a car passing by was sent to Rakovka to grandma Masha, where there were no dusty cabs of combines, but there were dumplings with cherry and sour milk with sugar. Also, I failed propolice watermelons. Continue reading