Russian music and its sources in chant and folk-song. by Alfred J. Swan

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Bibliography: p. 217-219.

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LC ClassificationsML300 .S95
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL5465446M
LC Control Number73168261

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Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (Russian: Александр Порфирьевич Бородин, tr. Aleksandr Porfir’yevich Borodin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr pɐrˈfʲi rʲjɪvʲɪtɕ bərɐˈdʲin] (); 12 November – 27 February ) was a Russian chemist and Romantic musical composer of Georgian ancestry.

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Swan’s Russian Music and its Sources in Chant and Folk-Song (London, ) is a useful study from the viewpoint of its title but it was incomplete on the author’s death and remains sketchy and inaccurate. Coverage of Russian sacred and folk music is more thorough in the respective articles in Grove 6.

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The question is simple, but the answer less so. Christianity arrived in Russia in CE from Constantinople. It came with the liturgical music developed there since the time of Christ. That much is straightforward. However, local realities immediately began to modify the Byzantine Chant adopted, and to mould it in the image of Russia.

Continue reading "Where Did Russian Sacred Music. 8 Russian Folksongs Alt ernative. Title Composer Lyadov, Anatoly: Opus/Catalogue Number Op./Cat. Op I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. IAL 56 Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 8 movements: Religious Chant [Духовный стих] Carol [Каляда-Маляда (Рождественские песнопения)] Melancholy Song.

2 Concertos” in Music & Letters (), and “Russian Folksong and Balakirev’s Collection” in Soundings (), only discuss Russian folk song related Norris’ book entitled The Russian Piano Concerto Volume 1: The Nineteenth Century covers general outlines of all Balakirev’s piano and orchestra works, and the article, “A Note on Balakirev’s Piano.

Folk music in Russia today is alive and well, despite the troubled political atmosphere of the 20th century. Having lasted over years from the first singing Slavs who settled in modern Russia, the traditions of Russian Folk music are still alive and well.

Russian Folk music is very unique in its lack of instruments, and appreciated by many. Russia - Russia - Music: Before the 18th century, Russian music was dominated by folk and church music. Secular music on a Western model began to be cultivated in the s, when the Empress Anna Ivanovna imported an Italian opera troupe to entertain her court.

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The rich history of both sacred and secular vocal music has seen many diverse styles emerge, including Early Music, Renaissance, Russian and English sacred music, and 20th Century compositions that push the boundaries of harmony, vocal technique and composition.Vocal Music: The Book of the Dove, folksong (dukhovnaya) (Behind the Clouds), Russian folk song: Vocal Music: Song: J'etais assis près de la tombe de mon aimée (I was sitting by the tomb of my beloved) Vocal Music: Folk Song: Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical) Ya vichor mlada vo piru byla (I was feasting one day).

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