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What was Alfred Schnittke’s attitude towards his own works? What kind of intricate connection did he see between sacred and worldly music? How were his scores created and performed when the aesthetic norms of their time were too tight for them? We are going to get the answers to these and many other questions in […]
The second episode of Modern Audience Laboratory Online is live. Musicologist Anna Fefelova joins musicAeterna’s chief chorus master Vitaliy Polonsky to discuss the score of Alfred Schnittke’s Choir Concerto.
Today is officially known as Knowledge Day. However, we’ve decided to have Knowledge Day every Tuesday throughout September: this will help you and us to prepare for hearing Alfred Schnittke’s Choir Concerto. In the first episode of Modern Audience Laboratory Online, musicologist Anna Fefelova and musicAeterna’s chief chorus master Vitaliy Polonsky talk about Schnittke’s choral […]
In the new podcast episode, you can hear a recording of a lecture by Father Kirill (Kopeikin). The physicist and theologist talks about the concept of light in Biblical tradition and the way it gave birth to relativity theory and quantum mechanics, which led to a radical worldview overhaul in the 21st century. The evolution […]
A collaboration between musicAeterna and Con Spirito In the second part of the lecture, Lyalya Kandaurova breaks down all the five parts (prelude, fugue, scherzo, intermezzo, and final) of Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Piano Quintet”. Laid out in a clear and detailed manner, the intricacies of the score are illustrated by ensemble musicians. The lecture was recorded […]
A collaboration between musicAeterna and Con Spirito