Schafer N.G Museum

Schafer N.G Museum of Records

The museum was opened in 2001 on the basis of a private collection of records of professor, musicologist, composer Best Man Naum Grigoryevich. The music library includes gramophone, gramophone, and vinyl records.

The very first recordings of gramophone records are dated 1898 and made at the company “Pathe”, where old Russian romances, church choral singing, and the voices of leading opera singers are heard.

Gramophone records of the early twentieth century in the collection represent the very first recordings of world classics by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Mozart, Handel, Chopin, Verdi, Mendelssohn.