The Great Patriotic War ignited a renewed interest in the Russian national culture. Reflcted in various spheres of arts, its also found its way into wind music.
Musicians remembered, «having searched through piles of archive documents Tchernetsky reconstructed all previous performances and cadanze giving his concerts a special historic touch». No wonder, they always scored nothing but a full house.
Those waltzes were broadcast on radio all across the country. Musicians received a lot of letters even from the battlefields thanking them for the experience. One of the letters was addressed to Tchernetsky and said: “Today on radio we were listening to the wind band under your command. My fellow soldiers and officers asked me to write a letter and thank you for the performance. We’ve especially enjoyed your march, the