How were the dances that we dance created as well as the musical instruments that we play, and the brilliant architectural monuments? What was the source of inspiration for composers, sculptors, and artists? Which kings, politicians and saints were seriously engaged in the arts, enriching the treasury of world culture? The program "Shades of Art" tries to answer these and other similar questions.
In today's episode of the series on dances, we present the most Polish dance, polonaise.
In today's episode of the series on the history of dances, we present one of the unexplained phenomena in the history of music that is called "folia"...
In today's episode of the series on the history of dances, we present the mysterious sarabande...
In today's episode, we talk on the Czech national dance polka.
In today's episode of the series on the history of dances, we present the national dance of the Italians, tarantella.
This season of our program is dedicated to historical dances. Today's episode is about minuet, which was the favorite dance of the Sun King, Louis XIV of France.
Our today’s episode is dedicated to the musical instrument celesta…
The instrument that we present in today's episode is known as "parkapku," "tkasring" or "parkapzuk" in Armenian.
Today's episode is dedicated to the musical instrument accordion, history of whose creation is connected with our compatriot Cyrill (Kyuregh) Demian.
In today's episode of the series on musical instruments, we talk about some instruments found in the Bible.
In today's episode of the series on musical instruments, we talk about the pan flute or, as the Greeks call it, the syrinx.
In today's episode, we present when and where the first operas were created, how this art spread, and what problems architect Alexander Tamanyan overcame when designing the building of Yerevan's opera and ballet theater.
Today's episode is dedicated to troubadours who were popular in the middle ages and have left an unparalleled trace in the history of world art.
In today's episode from the series dedicated to musical instruments, we present harpsichord, a plucked keyboard-stringed instrument.
As promised in our previous broadcasts, today’s episode is dedicated to one of the oldest musical instruments, the Greek aulos…
Our today’s episode is dedicated to the musical instrument lute.
Today's broadcast is dedicated to a musical instrument that kings and great composers used to admire, but soon it was replaced by another instrument and forgotten for many years. The name of this instrument is a recorder or flаuto dolce, which in Italian means "a sweet flute" ...
Our today’s episode is dedicated to the mechanical musical instrument called Barrel organ.
In our series dedicated to the history and legends of musical instruments, today we offer our listeners the history of the creation of organ, the king of musical instruments, and the course of its development.
Today's episode is dedicated to some details of the formation of Christian sacred music.
Today’s episode is dedicated to the history of the creation of the first choirs.
As part of the series dedicated to the history of and legends on musical instruments, we'll talk today about the bells that are considered to be the heaviest and biggest ones in the world.
Today's episode is dedicated to the history of creation of bells and to their significance in the life of humans.
During this episode of our program, we'll take you to Ancient China to get acquainted with some details of the history of its music.