New Melody everyday of the Year

New Melody everyday of the Year

Saturday, 29 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (119).
Libertango (A. Piazzolla). "Milonga" Instrumental Trio (Daugavpils, Latvia)
The Duo accordionist Svetlana Stavitskaya and Vladimir Ushakov, having a variety of creative views and taking part in many musical projects, often performing works that repeat in different combinations. But never the same arrangement and performing concept of works. "Libertango" is the most famous tango composed by Astor Piazzolla, which is played by many musicians and groups. In 1999 it was performed by the instrumental trio "Milonga" and Vladimir Ushakov.

Friday, 28 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (118).
I Love Paris (C. Porter). Saint-Petersburg Musette Ensemble & Catherine Loriot
American composer Cole Porter created many works in the genre of the musical. For the musical "Can-Can", he wrote one of the most popular songs "I love Paris". The song "I love Paris" sounds performed by the St. Petersburg singer Catherine Loriot, accompanied by Saint-Petersburg Musette ensemble.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (117).
Syncopated Clock (L. Anderson). "Excelsior" Baltic International Accordion Quintet
The repertoire of the Baltic international accordion quintet "Excelsior" contains works by classical music, folk music and variety compositions. There are also a few humorous pieces-sketches. One of them is the composition "Syncopated clock" by Leroy Anderson performed by the Quintet heard at the solo concert at Small hall of Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic on 7th may 2006.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (116).
Kūko, kūko dzeguzīte (R. Pauls). V. Ushakov, N. Ovchinnikov, S. Stavitskaya
Musicians have always faced a difficult choice – what to play if the entire program of the concert already performed, and the audience doesn't let go. A good option is popular in a given place (country, city) tune! Latvian composer Raimonds Pauls wrote the melody for the song "Sing, cuckoo" which became very popular in Latvia. The melody of the song "Kūko, kūko dzeguzīte" by R. Pauls sounds as an encore performed by the trio Svetlana Stavitskaya, Nikolai Ovchinnikov and Vladimir Ushakov (Limbazhi, Latvia, 2015).

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (115).
Springende Punkte (A. Vossen). Svetlana Stavitskaya and Vladimir Ushakov
German accordionist and composer Albert Vossen known as the author of the composition "Flick-Flack", which with a light hand of Leningrad accordionist Yuri Shakhnov became widespread in Russia under the name "Carousel". In the artistry of Albert Vossen are many other bright, attractive pieces. Polka "Springende Punkte" by Albert Vossen performed by the accordion duet Svetlana Stavitskaya and Vladimir Ushakov.

Monday, 24 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (114).
Spanish Suite (V. Azarashvili). "Milonga" Instrumental Trio (St. Petersburg, 1999)
For instrumental trio "Milonga", which included Svetlana Stavitskaya (accordion), Elena Skurjate(Violin) and Aliona Vindedze (piano), 1999 was a special and momentous Year: the ensemble became the laureate of the international competition "Baltica-Harmonica" and recorded the audio album "Baroque and Blue" in the Studio of the St. Petersburg House of Radio. "Spanish Suite" in 5 parts of composer Vazha Azarashvili performed by Instrumental trio "Milonga" (1999).

Sunday, 23 April 2017

"New Melody Everyday of the Year" (113).
Mari (F. Poulenc)."Excelsior" Baltic International Accordion Quintet
Today we turn to contemporary classical music. French composer Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) composed the choral composition "Marie" on poems by Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918).
The participants of the Baltic international accordion quintet "Excelsior" made the arrangement of this work for their ensemble and often performed it in concerts as an instrumental piece.