20th-century and modern musical genres and trends connected with classical music. Classics of jazz and rock, groups and individuals, artists whose work is based on the synthesis of traditions and modernity. Music which is valuable thanks to its relation to national and world cultural heritage.
The episode is dedicated to the British Yardbirds rock band, which has had a great contribution to the development of blues rock, also showing psychodelic and progressive rock tendencies during different periods of its activity. The Yardbirds was also one of the first representatives of the British rock that demonstrated features of heavy metal.
The program is dedicated to the composition “Concerto for group and orchestra’’ of the British rock band “Deep Purple” from the homonymous album, which entered into the history of rock music as one of the first samples of symphonic rock.
The second part of the episode dedicated to trumpeter Miles Davis, one of the greatest representatives of jazz of the 20th century, presents his activity in 1955-1991.
Trumpeter Miles Davis is one of the greatest representatives of jazz of the 20th century who had a huge impact on the development of the music of his time. His name is associated with the formation of a number of post-war American jazz styles, including cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and fusion. The first part of this episode presents the first period of Davis's activity, from the years of his formation as a musician to the mid-1950s.
The episode is dedicated to Emerson, Lake and Palmer progressive rock band’s "Pictures at an Exhibition" album recorded in 1971.
The program is dedicated to the genre of blues. The basic features of blues and its main genre transforms in 20th century are presented.
The activities of British progressive rock band Pink Floyd since 1983 up to the beginning of the 2000s are presented during the third and last part of the episode dedicated to the band.
The second part of the episode on Pink Floyd presents the activities of the group between 1973 and 1979, the climax of their creative life. The show is a short review of the four albums recorded in this period (“The Dark Side of the Moon,” “Wish You Were Here,“ “Animals,“ “The Wall“).
The episode is dedicated to the British progressive rock group Pink Floyd. The group was keen at adopting the innovative trends of contemporary art, preserving the hereditary links with different segments of European art. Pink Floyd has considerably contributed to the expansion of content limits of rock and to enrichment of musical styles. As a result, rock has acquired an absolutely new quality.