Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Form

When I teach composition to my small and big students I always spend some extra time and repeat again how important it is to have a form: beginning, middle part and ending. How to arrange them, so that they work. It’s like a cake: when all the ingredients are mixed without a clear logic, without […]

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Being alone…

About a year ago one Spanish composer came to me after my concert and told: – “You know, Dmitri, we – composers, are alone in what we do!” Now I am starting to understand… Just the other day, felt some special new type loneliness. When I was only a performer, this feeling did not come.

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Happy holiday, dear women.

Wife. Mama. Grandmother. Sister. Daughter. Niece. Relative. A colleague. And all together – a beautiful half of humanity. Not only on March 8, but every day of the year I want to wish you beauty, health and happiness. Happy holiday, dear women.

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Don’t want, but have to

In every activity at some point arrives a situation when you have to deal with a task, that might be boring. For me it is usually some paper work; adding fingerings and other details to complete a score. Things we don’t like, but have to do. So, what can help us to complete the task? […]

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