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Armen Manukyan

Armen Manukyan
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Journalist, Musicologist, Jazz historian, Author of Radio Programme & Radio Programmer

Invincible Plastic?

The fact that fashion, morals and music genres directly depend on the economic and political situation has long been scientifically proven. Thus,  it is known that mini skirts appeared during an economic crisis when there was a shortage of ...
The 21st century is a century of high technologies. It enters in the history of humanity as a century where  trends of civilization dominate cultural trends. Besides, the modern civilized and developed society is a consumer society where there...
Exactly 90 years ago, in 1929, the first broadcast of the first musical  "The Broadway Melody" of Harry Beaumont, a film director, took place in Los Angeles. The uncomplicated story about two sisters, conquering Broadway stages, aroused a genuine...
Recently I have had a curious and a very illustrative incident. In the shuttle bus two young guys approached me who were attracted by the music that was coming from my earphones. "What are you listening to, dear uncle?"....
Back in 1983, an Estonian show-band, which was popular in the Soviet years, sang a funny song about neglectful music lovers; "We love opera very much". They were defining their love towards "amazing and delightful theatre's buffet". (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UmhIHXJ4sM). So,...