Just advertisingI said, «Or I wrote the music for the film and get four of them, or I take my song, and fuck you with your film.» And hung up. Ohrenevshy Andron three days running, for some directors, beat his fist on the table and yelled: «I am. Do not know anything, he dork, but I want his stuff.» Three days later I signed with a valid contract. In '23 I became the youngest composer who wrote music for the film... Read more - Songs on the music and arrangement. So, it all started with the «Skomorokhov» in 1966, where you played with Gradsky, Buynova and Shakhnazarov. What began themselves «Skomorokhs»? and the music!

"At Home Among Strangers"

Feature Film

THE USSR; Mosfilm
1974, 93 min.

Kajdanovsky Alexander, Yuri Bogatyrev,
Nikita Mikhalkov, Konstantin Raikin
in Nikita Mikhalkov's film "At Home Among Strangers".

Composer Eduard Artemyev
At Home Among Strangers

A small provincial town in southern Russia, the 20-ies. It ended the civil war, but to the complete victory of the Bolsheviks still far. In the district are active bandits and five friends, the former red fighters come to them in mortal combat. A missing gold cargo threatens their very friendship.

Suspicion of betrayal and danger of death - not too much for one person?

A comment Nikita Mikhalkov: "For the second time I have worked with Edward Artemiev (we met on my diploma" Calm day at the end of the war ")," - he wrote the music, in my opinion, simply beautiful. Especially like "Song of the ship", sung by great Alexander Gradsky - at the time it was a revelation for me.

Nikita Mikhalkov, the Bureau of Propaganda of Soviet cinema, 1981. A. Lipkov.

We know of at least three recording "Songs of the ship" Edward Artemiev on poems by Natalia Konchalovsky by Alexander Gradsky.

Oleg Petukhov, 27.10.04

At Home Among Strangers - A poster of the famous artist and film activist Alexander Adabashyan. From Oleg Petukhov archive
A poster of the famous artist and filmmaker
(including the role of the artist in Berlioz Bortko)
Alexander Adabashyan.