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28-03-2007 The book Hmyria and Shostakovych is released.

        On March, 28th, 2007 the book Hmyria and Shostakovych is published. it is a result of research of creative both human mutual relations Hmyria and Shostakovich, two ingenious creators XX century.In the edition creative process and result of work of the singer and the composer above a cycle of romances "Five-day week" is comprehensively analysed. The present reason of refusal Hmyria to sing a party of a bass "Babiy Yar" in Shostakovich's Thirteenth symphony is opened, all insinuations around of this refusal are disproved.
        The section devoted to thematic evenings "Listen to Borys Gmyria" is interesting which in the beginning of 70th years were based with Vera Avgustovna Hmyria - the wife of the singer in its apartment where music Dmitry Shostakovich sounded too. Research is based on a rich archival material and represents as historical and musical edition.
        The book will be interesting to admirers of Hmyryas and Shostakovichs art, it will be useful to vocalists-professionals, teachers and students of conservatories, pupils of musical schools. Authors have counted as natural addition to the edition release of a compact disc of a premier concert of B.Gmyri which 16.05.1956 took place in the Columned hall of name of Nikolay Lysenko Kievskaya philarmonic societies were made also with the big success. At a concert there was D.Shostakovich.

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