I enjoy playing the following instruments.
  • Guitar
  • Mandloin
  • Mandola
  • Ruan
  • Trumpet
  • Piano

Here are some pieces of music that I like very much. I shall not classify them except for the classification made by Louis Armstrong -- there are only two kinds of music: good and bad.
  • Favorite Opera: La Boheme¬†
  • Rachmaninoff, Bogoroditsye Devo, Raduisya (Rejoice, O Virgin) from All Night Vigil
  • Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
  • Beethoven's Third, Fifth and Seventh Symphony
  • Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
  • Va, pensiero from Nabucco.
  • Everything Mozart did especially The Marriage of Figaro and Requiem Mass
  • Sacred music -- especially Slovanic and Gregorian Chant
  • Chesnokov's liturgical music
  • The quartet in the last act of Rigoletto
  • Nessun Dorma-- Puccini's Turandot
  • Rachmanininoff's Divine Liturgy
  • Russian Liturgical Music
  • Italian Opera, especialy Puccini and Verdi
  • Everything by Norah Jones
  • Everything done by Anonymous 4
  • Natalie Merchant
  • Classic Jazz
  • Chamber Music
  • My favorite original score from a film is Cinema Paradiso, music by Ennio Morricone.


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