International Music Day — October 1
International music day was established October 1, 1975 by UNESCO. One of the initiators of the establishment of the International day of music is the composer Dmitri Shostakovich. The holiday is celebrated annually around the world big concert program, featuring the best artists and artistic groups. On this day, sound works, in the Treasury of world culture.
International Music Day – October 1
Music (from the Greek musike, literally – the «art of the muses») is a form of art in which the means for realization of artistic images are used in a certain way organized musical sounds.
Music directly affects the perception of man, fills him with emotion. Music has tremendous power. In the world there are few people who are indifferent to music. Many composers have tried to Express through her as his soul. Their names are always great with gratitude will pronounce descendants. Music does not age, she will live as long as there will be people.
With music familiar to mankind since ancient times. In the caves of Africa preserved cave paintings of long-extinct tribes. The figures depict people with musical instruments. We will never hear the music, but once she brightened the lives of people, made them happy or sad. Music has tremendous power. In the world there are few people who are indifferent to music. Many composers have tried to Express through her as his soul. Their names are always great with gratitude will pronounce descendants. Music does not age, she will live as long as there will be people.
In Russia international music day is celebrated since 1996, when turned 90 years from the birthday of one of the great composers of the twentieth century – Dmitri Shostakovich, who was one of the initiators of the establishment of the holiday.
In the course of centuries and millennia, music has been an integral part of the creative expression of people, their cultural traditions, religious ceremony and the daily life.
The beginning of the third Millennium shows that music has not lost its importance, but rather the need for it increases. Modern ideas about music are formed in a multicultural environment, expanding our knowledge of different cultural environments, formations, traditions, where music is always present. Use as wide a cross-cultural exchange. Thanks to the Internet music has become more accessible than ever. Today you can find almost all songs that were written and played by mankind in its entire history.
Recorder and music playback make it more available, new multimedia capabilities allow you to listen and watch live music performances on more advanced media.
The international music day in many countries on various music events – creative meetings with composers, performers and musicologists; exhibitions of musical instruments and works of art related to music.