Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki

Music Scholarship

Chekhov's "The Seagull" and Thomas Pasatieri's "The Seagull"
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 137-142

The author of the article makes a study of how Anton Chekhov's famous play "The Seagull" is interpreted in the opera with the same by American composer Thomas Pasatieri based on the libretto of K. Elmsley (1972). The process of ...

Book Reviews: In Dialogue with the Time, or the Formula of the Leap
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 133-136

The author presents a review on a monographic work "Gorizonty muzyki: proshloye v nastoyashchem i budushchem" ["Horizons of Music: the Past in the present and the Future"] (Moscow, Kompozitor press, 2015, 736 pp.) by Evgeny Borisovich Trembovelsky, a well-known Russian ...

Nikolai Tiftikidi--the First Russian Researcher of the Musical Culture of the Pontic Greeks
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 127-132

The article is devoted to the outstanding musician and musical scholar, the first researcher of the music of the Pontic Greeks who have been living on the territory of Russia since remote times, Nikolai Fomich Tiftikidi (1921-2014). The author evaluates ...

The Technological Particularities of the Formation of the Foundations of Jazz Improvisation in the Class of the Accordion
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 120-126

An analysis of the state of affairs in the performance of jazz compositions and improvisation on the accordion shows the necessity of modernization of the existent methodologies and the creation of new ones. During a course of a pedagogical experiment ...

The Interaction of the Arts of Composition and Performance in the 20th Century Russian String Quartet
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 114-119

The article is dedicated to study of the string quartet as an important constituent part of Russian music, comprising of an impressive quantity of masterpiece works and a developed national performing tradition. The evolution of the string instrument ensemble in ...

The Particularities of the Performing Art of the Masters of the Bel Canto School
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 107-113

The article is devoted to study of the particularities of the performance style of the masters of the Italian bel canto school of the late 19th and early 20th century with the aid of computer analysis of sound recordings of ...

"Life after Life," or Jubilee Festival of E. V. Gochman
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 101-106

The author presents an overview of the festival commemorating Saratov-based composer, pedagogue-professor, Merited Activist of the Arts of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the M.I. Glinka Premium of the Russian Federation, Elena Vladimirovna Gochman (1935-2010). The article examines the broadcast ...

The Catalogue of Compositions of Maximilian Steinberg: Principles of Systematization
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 97-100

The article is devoted to the questions of systematization and compilation of works by the well-known Russian composer, conductor and teacher, Maximilian Steinberg. Catalogues and lists of compositions present themselves as the most important sources for studying his legacy. The ...

From the History of 19th Century Russian Folk Music Studies: from Empirical Study to Theory
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 90-96

The object of research in this article is the art of folk singing in the works of 19th century folklorists, when the interest in the artistry of the Russian people acquired the characteristics of stability. The authors set for themselves ...

The Role of the Imperial Russian Musical Society in the Formation of the Musical Infrastructure of Rostov-on-Don
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 83-89

The author analyzes the role of the Imperial Russian Musical Society in the formation of the infrastructure of a provincial Russian city. The premises for the creation of its Rostov Section are examined. On the material of archival documents presentation ...