[78-L] Tchaikovsky makes a cylinder
jsalerno at collector.org.invalid
Tue Dec 20 08:34:03 PST 2016
A brief film by Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov depicting the
event at which Tchaikovsky made a cylinder recording. At the end the
recording is heard. The cylinder in the film is black. I was thinking
white or brown wax would have been more appropriate.
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Tchaikovsky sounded film by Kirill Serebrennikov "Phonograph"
Director Kirill Serebrennikov made the film for record voice by Pyotr
In the autumn of 2016 in Moscow, in the House-Museum Yermolova, a famous
film director Kirill Serebrennikov has carried out the shooting of the
short film "Phonograph".
The film is based on the famous incident that occurred in January 1890.
Julius I. Block - a music lover and enthusiast of early recordings,
which in 1889 first brought to Russia Edison phonograph, made a record
on the phonograph edeey game great pianist Anton Rubinstein. But the
pianist refused to be recorded.
Then those present, among whom was Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, just
started messing with the machine, recording everything that comes to mind.
On the recording heard that the participants do not lose hope to seat
Rubinstein at the piano.
The company gathered at the phonograph, included: the soloist of the
Bolshoi Theatre, Elizabeth Lavrovskaya, pianist, composer, founder and
first director of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Anton Rubinstein,
pianist and conductor, director of the Moscow Conservatory Vasily
Safonov and pianist Alexander Hubert.
Kirill Serebrennikov's film "Phonograph" is made for the fund Ksenia
Rappoport, Sasha Dal and Danila Kozlovsky " Children B. E .L. A.
Children Butterfly "created to help children with a rare genetic
disorder - epidermolysis bullosa (EB). According to world statistics, BE
occurs in one child born to 50-100 thousand.
Cause of the disease is gene breaking, because of which the body lacks
the protein responsible for skin layer compound.
If any mechanical injury, and sometimes even without it on the child's
skin bubbles appear and the skin peels off, leaving an open wound that
must constantly be covered with special dressings and protect against
People suffering from epidermolysis bullosa, called "butterflies",
metaphorically comparing their sensitive skin from the wing of a butterfly.
In December 2016 the fund "Children B.E.L.A." held an auction in which
the rights to the film "Phonograph" have been sold, and the proceeds
went to the aid of the Trust Fund.
The film stars well-known actors and musicians: Evgeny Mironov (Peter
Ilyich Tchaikovsky), Ksenia Rappoport (Elizabeth Andreyevna
Lavrovskaya), Sergei Galanin (Anton Rubinstein), Vadim Zhuravlev (Vasily
Safonov), Eugene Kamenkovich (Julius I. Block).
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