Sergey Orehov (1935 – 1998)
Sergey Orehov (1935-1998) - outstanding performer in the seven-string guitar (also fluent in six-string guitar, but did not speak publicly). Combined the gift of genius improviser, performer and composer. Has done a lot for creating a Russian national guitar repertoire. Author of numerous treatments for Guitar Russian folk songs and ballads. Born in Moscow in 1935. Took up the guitar quite late - in the early 50's. First independently, and then took private lessons with guitarist Mitrofanovich Vladimir Kuznetsov (1887-1953), who wrote at the time the book "Analysis of failure and the six seven-stringed guitar" (Wiley, 1935), and which I studied very many of Moscow's guitarists. He attended the circle of the guitar enthusiast VM Kowalski.
Musical career Sergey did not prevent the disease even hands - the result of a precocious arthritis (in the army, he caught a bad cold, and with a diagnosis of "arthritis" to a military hospital where he was treated for a long time, and then was the reserve). After serving in the army (where he enjoyed playing six-string guitar and even took in those years in Leningrad first place in the competition) S. Orehov entered the 1956 Moskontsert a performer Gypsy songs and Raisa Pearl, with whom he worked for about 7 years , until her retirement. After that, performed together with his wife, singer vintage songs, Gypsy songs and romances Nadezhda Tishininovoy. Also accompanied Alexander Vertinsky, Vadim Kozin, Galina Karev, artist Gypsy - Sonia Tymofeevoyi and Tatiana Filimonov. Very interesting was the creative duo of Sergei Orehov and renowned composer and singer Anatoly Shamardina. For a while, SD Nuts worked together with Alexey Perfil'ev in a gypsy jazz ensemble "Jang" with violinist and singer Nicholas Erdenko, and then arranged with A. Perfil'ev (six-string guitar) own guitar duo. He also wrote a lot of great treatments for six-string guitar (in particular, romances and songs, "Do not stir up memories", "Dremlyut weeping willow", "Flowers", "I Met You", "coachman", "Only once in the life of the meeting", "Blue Scarf", "Moscow Nights", etc.). Given the growing popularity of six-string guitar Sergey Orehov planned to pass on to her all the basic repertoire of Russian seven-string guitar.
SD Went nuts with the solo guitar concerts in several foreign countries: Germany, Poland, Yugoslavia, France. After a brilliant performance at the festival guitarists in Poland was invited to Greece and the United States. Sheet music romance "Coachman" in the treatment of Orehov were published in the U.S. American Matane Ephai Russian origin, with whom they met at the Polish festival. Several musical recordings were done in Paris. Sergey Orehov, who had a very limited, according to N. Tishininovoy, access to television, though several times acted in various television programs.