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    3Hip Hop (eng. hip-hop) is a youth subculture that appeared in the late 1970s among the African Americans.

    The terms ” rap ” and “hip hop” are often used interchangeably, which leads to erroneous understanding and confuses the reader. The first refers to a musical style, and the second refers to the subculture as a whole.

    There are several versions of the origin of the word ” hip-hop “.

    One of the popular versions is the story about what one served in the U.S. Army friends known DJ, listened to the samples and sang the recitative “hip/hop/hip/hop” (similar to “left, right, left, right”). DJ, hearing this, began to use the term for its rhythmic music that has been picked up by other DJs.

    The very phrase “hip-hop” reflects a certain “jumping” his rhythm, a kind of dance styles, which enable it to be clearly distinguished from the popular style of “Disco”. Continue reading

    18The identity of the musician

    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

    11June 11, in the Samara region will be Europe’s largest festival ” rock over the Volga” (free admission), which last year.

    – 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

    2It was too strange and unusual. It all started with the fact that the last operation clearly went awry. Someone gave the Decepticons the location of the capture team, and six of the Autobots covered with fire from the air. Starscream headed flying team easily crushed hastily invented protection of airboats, and they did not even have time to get in the air. Rescue time is ripe protectobot, and transformers scarlet sign off General fright.

    Cybertron was silent. Prime sat motionless in front of the screen and looked at one point. This was not the first failed operation last month, and the Leader began to listen to the arguments of Prola. Among the Autobots got a double agent. The situation has reached the point that every suspected neighbor’s in the betrayal, and the once close-knit teams quick step diverged in hand, discipline was bursting at the seams, more and more small quarrel turned into a fight. Optimus seemed that the world was shaken, and even the Matrix of Leadership could not bring the Autobots to “live together”. Continue reading

    9When I met American drummer Gregg Bandana, we knew about him is that he played and recorded with the famous avant-garde artist and innovator of jazz pianist Cecil Taylor, the same man who was turned into a cymbal orchestra of any tool. It was a unique case in the history of jazz: the great pianist has included in its album of the works of another artist and allowed him to play solos in two songs. But this glorious episode in the history of jazz has its own prehistory.

    Gregg Bendian was born in 1963 in new Jersey. In the family music sounded all day: parents Gregg Martin and Patricia listened to everything from Tchaikovsky to Sinatra and the Beatles to miles Davis. This could not affect future preferences Gregg. Luckily for him, the school where he studied, was developed system of art education, and the boy opened up a new world of music.

    When I met American drummer Gregg Bandana, we knew about him is that he played and recorded with the famous avant-garde artist and innovator of jazz pianist Cecil Taylor, the same man who was turned into a cymbal orchestra of any tool. It was a unique case in the history of jazz: the great pianist has included in its album of the works of another artist and allowed him to play solos in two songs. But this glorious episode in the history of jazz has its own prehistory. Continue reading

    5The musical style of reggae emerged in the 60 years as one of new musical styles Jamaican pop music. Its history is also quite simple and usual for that time. Listening to American radio waves musicians of Jamaica hear some rhythm and Blues songs performed fairly well-known singers. Like the style of music they liked, and they decided to bring it to the masses. But because of the notes they didn’t have, they picked up the music exclusively listening to the radio. Accordingly, the fact that it turned out quite different from the original composition. Some parts just had tended to be overlooked, and to write music in their place put such a familiar Jamaican pop music. And, of course, no musician did not miss the opportunity to add any peculiarity in the composition. Continue reading