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Music I like

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Phrases

  1. I like music very much.
  2. I like many kinds of music. You can find something beautiful in every piece.
  3. But most of all I am inspired by such kinds of music as: classical, jazz, songs of Russian bards.
  4. Other areas of music also touch me.
  5. I love rock, rock-n-roll, pop and American songs about love and loneliness.
  6. It is possible to say that good songs doesn't belong to any particular genre.
  7. The first serious impression on me was made by Andrey Makarevich. My sister had a tape of his songs.
  8. I heard his songs when I was eight years old. It was very different to his work in the band Time Machine.
  9. For the first time in my life I heard the songs of a smart and searching man. They never broadcast songs like that on the radio.
  10. Then I knew about other composers. They sang songs about themselves and songs of other composers.
  11. Some of them composed very beautiful songs. So, I came closer to the classics.
  12. My grandfather said he didn't understand classical music, but he respected it. He taught me that a smart person can respect something even if he can’t understand it.
  13. But before I fell in love with classical, I fell in love with jazz.
  14. And only when I appreciated jazz, I realized that classical isn't boring.
  15. Now they are three of my favourite directions in that area.
  16. I have good equipment to listen and about 3500 CDs.
  17. But because of work, family and English I have not listened to any songs for five years.
  18. My favourite composers are Bach and Schnittke. The artists are Rostropovich and Richter. The conductors are Bernstein and Karajan.
  19. I hope my children will love music. I will give them my musical collection.

Vocabulary

  • appreciate - recognize the full worth of
  • artist – is a performer such as a musician, actor, or dancer.
  • broadcast – transmit (a programme or some information) by radio or television
  • composers – a person who writes music, especially as a professional occupation
  • conductors – a person who directs the performance of an orchestra or choir
  • genre - a style or category of art, music, or literature
  • inspired by – of extraordinary quality, as if arising from some external creative impulse
  • kinds of music – different areas of music
  • loneliness – sadness because one has no friends or company
  • particular - used to single out an individual member of a specified group or class
  • taught – past of teach
  • verses – writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme
This Post Has 2 Comments
  1. Oh, thank you, it was interesting :).
    If you don't mind 
    some corrections
    3. 'songs OF Russian bards' instead of 'songs BY Russian bards'.
    12. 'a smart person can respect something even what he can’t understand it'
    There are two ways to say the phrase properly:

    a) 'a smart person can respect something even what he can’t understand' or
    b) '
    a smart person can respect something even if he can’t understand it'
    With respect,
    Svetlana.

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