From a literary word to a musified word

Rymko Grigoriy A.

What happens to verbal text when it comes into synthesis with music? Comparing the first and final version of the text (as presented in the verbal - musical composition) enables us to show some significant changes. Possible conversions of verbal text in text-setting are discussed in this article.

From the History of 19th-century Russian Choral Performing: Gavriil Lomakin and His Role in Formation of Enlarged Choir

Rogacheva Julia M.

The paper is concerned with one of the most famous 19th century conductors Gavriil Lomakin, one of the greatest masters of choir art in Russia, whose name has been almost forgotten in our days. The article also tells about some tendencies of Russian choir performance and carrying them over to modern situation.

From the history of the research of the original version of Moussorgsky''s «Boris Godunov»

Mikhailova Elena A.

The original version of Moussorgsky's opera «Boris Godunov» became well-known due to P.A. Lamm's researches in the 1920s. The purpose of this paper is to give knowledge about the «pre-Lamm's» period of the 1869-year version and to show various viewpoints about the structure and content of the original version of «Boris».

Leonid Sabaneev: The Musical Archivein the Library of Congress. «apocalypsis ioannis apostoli»

Maksimenko Alexander O.

Musical art of the Russian composer, critic and musicologist Leonid Sabaneev is little-known and is almost not studied. The article reports about the discovered archive of his musical manuscripts locating in the Library of Congress and its contents is being published for the first time. There are preliminary information about the condition of the manuscript of Sabaneev's main composition - the oratory «apocalypsis ioannis apostoly» («Revelation of St. John») for choir, soloists, organ and orchestra. There also information about the instrumentation and possible difficulties in decrypting and performing the composition.

Performance in Service of A.A. Alyabyev''s Church Music

Kutsenko Ekaterina D.

The paper covers different problems of performance of church music of A.A. Alyabyev. The author contemplates a problem of dating, the reasons of absence of lifetime publications and, as a result, their anonymous existing. The review of P.M. Kireyev's collections of church music published in 1911-1917 is given and main features of published anonymously compositions of Alyabyev are characterized. Also the author gives stylistic attribution of musical compositions which autographs are lost. The author of article comes out with the assumption that Kireyev owned Alyabyev's manuscripts and comes to a conclusion about necessity of search ofP.M. Kireyev's archive.

Stereophonic type of music texture - essential feature of electronic music

Krasilnikov Igor M.

Stereophonies is type of music texture, in which formed by electro acoustic means space coloristic environment of voice's development has substantive importance in forming music. Integration stereophonies with traditional types of music texture give birth appropriate hybrid types of texture: stereomonody, stereoheterophony, stereopolyphony, stereohomophony at alias. Music digital written language make it possible to fix products of creative writing appurtenant stereophonic type of texture.

The symphonic fantasy «Romeo and Juliet» by Johan Svendsen: a poem of love or a drama of fate?

Jarullina Guzel A.

The symphonic fantasy 'Romeo and Juliet' by Johan Svendsen, the Norwegian composer, is considered in this article. In 2010 the 170th anniversary of his birth was celebrated, in 2011 the 100th anniversary of his death was marked. His symphonic fantasy 'Romeo and Juliet' did not become well-known, but it presents an interest not only as a model of the style of the greatest Scandinavian musician of the 19th century, but as a symphonic interpretation of the great Shakespeare's tragedy. Composed at the same time as the Tchaikovsky's overture of the same name Svendsen's fantasy discovers astonishing conception community of compositions - 'contemporaries' which is stipulated for realizing the motif of fate, the most important plot motif of literary origin.





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