|Alexander Soloviev (1856 – 1911)
Alexander Soloviev (08.07.1856, Moscow - 11.15.1911, ibid) - Russian singer on seven-string guitar, a guitar teacher. Learned to play the guitar by yourself, nevertheless made a significant contribution to the Russian vocational school.
The author received wide popularity Schools for seven-string guitar (1896). For its time school Solovyov was a valuable educational tool and as a useful tutorial. Was reprinted in the years 1925-28. "School-to seven-string guitar tutorial for musical notation":
[P. 1] Department of theoretical and practical;
[P. 2] scales, arpeggios, chords, exercises, etudes, pieces and duets;
[P. 3] Exercises and etudes.
and in 1964 by the publishing house "Music" (Moscow): "School for the seven-string guitar" (ed.. R. Myaleshka).
Solovyov spent several years in the house of his friend Sergei Zayaitskogo (1850-1910), a physician and a great lover of the guitar, which turned his house into a sanctuary of this tool. The house is constantly organized musical evenings, where Dr. Zayaitsky acquaint visitors with the literature for the guitar, and the soloists, artists were able to demonstrate their skills to speak of an executable work, and often improvised duet, trio, quartet, etc.