January 11, 2005
||Myriad : Hello, Mr Zarkh, thanks for
answering some questions. You won the First Prize of the 12th Tune
Friendly Contest with your piece "Nylon G
String" and we wish first to know who you are.
Myriad: On what kind of hardware are you working?
In the beginning (several years ago) I've used portable
keyboard-Yamaha. Not any more. Now I'm typing my music on my PC
keyboard Intel Pentium3 processor, 1.00 GHz, 1.00 GB of RAM.
Myriad: What has been your music itinerary?
When I've graduated Leningrad Conservatory as a choral conductor I
was drafted in Soviet Army and a music has save my life, because my
young commander was a music lover. Later after the army I've fall
in love with "Duble Six de Paris" and tried to do with my 6 singers
what "D S d P" so excellently done. In the same time I was working
as an arranger, a composer and a conductor.
Myriad: Do you play an instrument (or several)?
Yes, I play piano and keyboard.
Myriad: What are your tastes in matter of music ? You can quote
or music genres if you want.
I'm romantic and any romantic
music are my favorites.
Myriad: More precisely, what are you currently listening
Myriad: And what kind of music don't you listen to
Russian pop music
Myriad: If you had to chose a piece to be put into a capsule to
to the inhabitants of Alpha Centauri, what would be your
Any Mozart's piece.
Myriad: About the piece which won the contest, what has been the
of your inspiration?
Myriad : What have been the progress of your composition
(technical details will be of interest for the readers)?
I've never learned to play a guitar, but I always envied musicians
who play guitars and I decided to write a guitar music that I
would not be ashamed of myself to show it to real guitar
Myriad: Do you have an anecdote to recount? Not necessarily
related to your piece, but related to music in general.
Do you play a violin?
(Looking on his left hand) Maybe.
Myriad : Do you have a personal Web site?
Myriad : Do you want to pass an advice or a message to the
readers of this interview?
Yes. Please study a Myriad soft. It has unending ability to write
Myriad : Thank you for having answered these questions.
Thank you Myriad. Henry