January 19 is the 185th birth jubilee of César Cui - Russian composer, member of The Mighty Handful
César Cui is a Russian composer, a member of the Balakirev community, musical critic, an active promoter of the ideas and creativity of The Mighty Handful, a major scientist in the field of fortification, and engineer-general. He managed to achieve significant success in all spheres of his activity, made a significant contribution to the development of domestic musical culture and military science. The musical heritage of Cui is extremely extensive and varied: 14 operas (4 of them for children), several hundred romances, orchestral, choral, ensemble works, and compositions for piano. He is the author of over 700 music-critical works.
We prepared César Cui composition "Berceuse” performed by A. Lambert that was recorded from the paper music roll "Duo Art" on the reproducing grand piano "Steinway Duo-Art". USA, New-York. 1926