Articles about Compositional Techniques

Concerning Ricercar Qualities in the Fugue in C major from J. S. Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I"
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 13-19

The genre of the instrumental ricercar became the mode of expression for many innovative tendencies of professional music in the 17th century. This genre made it especially possible to combine many discoveries of the contrapuntal technique into a certain logical ...

Weep, Shudder, Die
Opera (2016) Vol. 67, No. 2, pp. 170-175

 

Elements of Composition: Rhythm
Rhythm! Scene (2016) Vol. 3, pp. 20-24

 

About the Interaction Between Different Styles in the Music of Alexander Glazunov on the Example of the Variations for Piano opus 72
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 68-75

The author demonstrates the duality of the individual style of Russian composer Alexander Glazunov. On the one hand, it is customary to classify the composer as a continuer of the classical tradition of Glinka and the academic trend in music. ...

The 19 Minuets by Leopold Mozart as an Example of the 18th Century School of Chamber Music Performance
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 57-67

This article examines the established laws of construction of the primary musical text (i. e. the musical score as written by the composer) from the first half of the 18th century, notated for clavier, but possessing attributes of chamber music, ...