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Music dictionary in the stories. The Letter P


This music is a term borrowed from... cooking. In fact: the French since ancient times, have a reputation for being the best chefs in the world. And here in French "pot-pourri" - mixed dish. Different mixture.

What is this "mixed dish" in music?

Medley - piece is quite large in size, often orchestral or piano, composed of borrowed melodies.

There are a potpourri on themes from well-known operas and operettas, on the theme of popular songs. You probably had to hear potpourri of songs Dunaevsky or Solovyev-Sedoy. Sometimes they are called fantasies.

The Band "Dr. Watson". School medley

Music dictionary in stories
Printed materials of the eponymous book by L. Mikheeva (Moscow, "Soviet composer", 1984)

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