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AB №28 – The Reefs of Conflict
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AB №28 – The Reefs of Conflict

* Quotebook
* Conflict, a Condition for Choice (Blues Mondo). Tatyana Apraksina “You can’t go in two doors at once”
* Boethius Voiced by “Sequentia” (Blues Report + Interview). James Manteith “Humans don’t seem to have evolved much since the early 6th century”
* On Tendencies and Trends. Tatyana Apraksina “Blues itself is a tendency”
* Exoplanets. A Non-Existent Tarkovsky Film’s Soundtrack. Irina Mikhailova “Attentiveness to the present moment can stretch awareness to the depth of space and breadth of time”
* Life in Two Thousand Dreams. Alda Merini
* Temptation by Newness. Tatyana Apraksina “The illusion of newness is akin to the illusion of knowability”
* Kandinsky and Music. Valeriy Sterligov “Intellectually I understand this sensation stems from a complex, masterfully constructed polyphony, but a strong emotional reaction paralyzes whatever tendencies to analyze it”
* Landmarks in the Applied: The Secret of Mutually Complementary Colors. Olga Zemlyanikina “Ugly ducklings turn into beautiful birds”
* Forecast from the Archive. Something Much More. Tatyana Apraksina “An artist is namely an artist in that he always speaks of himself and of eternity”
* The Great Gilels, Not Valued in His Own Land. Elena Fedorovich “His modesty created ideal conditions for enviers and slanderers”
* Emily Carr: Passing Ever So Far.
— “One atom of the great reality.” R. Tiffany
— From the Diaries of Emily Carr.
* “…a picture equals a movement in space” “…to be always on the fence between yourself and yourself”
* The Living Organism of Comics. Nikita Yarygin “The plasticity of time — that is comics’ fundamental means of impact”
* Literature and Comics — Conflict or Camaraderie? Nikita Yarygin “Visual images shock more than verbal ones”
* Between February and October. Vladimir Liubeznov “Gone was the time to reconcile two irreconcilable arrays”
* The Good Old Days, the Way We Want Them. Patricia Walton “We feel that we have lost some things, and we want them back”
* On the Merits of Champagne. Patricia Walton “I created so many ‘me’s”
* Polemics Session: The king is naked, and so’s the queen
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The Age of Blues

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On April 18, 2017, on Mike Naumenko's birthday, a conference on him was held in the historic editorial offices of ...
Gregory Korchmar And Tatyana Apraksina SPb 2010
Composer Gregory Korchmar wrote his cantata If I were known as a violin bow in St. Petersburg, Russia, starting the ...
Tibetan lessons
The historic Apraksin Blues magazine editorial offices in St. Petersburg are hosting regular Tibetan language classes. (Photos by Elena  Starovoitova.) ...
EXHIBIT
VISITORS FROM THE PAST After many years in a private collection in Germany, eighteen historic paintings and drawings by Tatyana ...
Congratulations on turning twenty
Congratulations on your anniversary! You've managed to create a readable, respected, totally unique magazine with an audience of devoted readers ...
A vertical slice of Blues infinity
Its history's third decade unsealed, Blues begins to understand that the childhood of becoming belongs irrevocably to the past. The ...
What Can the Future Be? (Two Shores of a Survey)
The Editors are inviting authors who contribute to AB as specialists in various disciplines to answer a series of questions about the future ...
In New York, Work on a Film on Composers
We thank the pianist Elena Kuschnerova for her support of this project. New York (Photo: J. Manteith) James Manteith, translator ...
April 5-6, 2015: Fontanka — Pacific Ocean
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen! We invite you to make use of a rare opportunity to spend an evening in the ...
Dver Redaktsiya AB 2014
Last year saw the renewal of operations of our historic St. Petersburg editorial offices, at this address: "Apraksin Blues" St ...

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