Articles about Symbolism

About the Traditional Musical Instruments of the Mehter Military Orchestra
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 27-32

The article examines the issue of typological definition and classification of the musical instruments of the Turkish Mehter military ethnic orchestra. On the basis of a musicological and culturological analysis of the orchestra's instrumental make-up a general description of the ...

The harp as a cosmic symbol
Harp Therapy Journal (2016) Vol. 21, pp. 9-11,13-16


A Woman of Standing
Choir & Organ (2016) Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 31-33


The Dialogue of Cultures in Giacomo Puccini's Opera "Turandot"
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 1, pp. 19-23

The issue of dialogue between the Western and Eastern cultures, which is one of the most fundamental ones in present-day musicology, has been actualized in art works of the early 20th century. A perception of Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" through ...

Marimba and the Musical Figuring of Desire and Postcolonial National Identity in Edwin Semzaba's Novel "Marimba ya Majaliwa"

This article discusses the way a musical instrument--marimba--is figured in relation to social identities and relations in Edwin Semzaba's novel "Marimba ya Majaliwa." It argues that the novel creates an imaginary world in which marimba is a central instrument that ...

Implementación de ideas en el lenguaje, discurso y significado en la música electroacústica
Boletín Musica (2015) , pp. 3-24

To create and vary the sounds based on the initial relationship with music, the composer is confronted with decisions that directly interfere in how musical meaning may issue, on how you can establish a consistent language and the need to ...