Articles about Russian Music

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 Scythian Neophyte of the Early 20th Century
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 33-41

One of the hypostases of Sergei Prokofiev's early music was connected with a special artistic phenomenon, which entered the history of early 20th century culture, labeled as "Scythianism." Such images received the maximal amount of concentration in the ballet "Ada ...

Writing (& Producing) Singing Translations, from Russian to English
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 42-50

The author traces the origins of his interest in translating Russian literature into English, so that musical settings of the original words can be sung in both languages, beginning in 1966 with Kolmanovsky's 1961 setting of an antiwar poem by ...

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 ...