Russian music from the beginning of the nineteenth century by B. V. AsafК№ev

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Statementtranslated from the Russian by Alfred J. Swan.
SeriesRussian Translation Project series of the American Council of Learned Societies,, 22
LC ClassificationsML300 .A844
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
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Open LibraryOL206052M
LC Control Numbera 54001050

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He was a founder member of the Russian Musical Society, which would play an extremely important rôle in Russian musical life at the end of the 19th century. He was a lover Russian music from the beginning of the nineteenth century book old music books, and of znamenny chant manuscripts and prints in particular.

Although its roots are to be found in Russian folk sources – Russian ethnographical books and song collections published in the 19th century – the modernist setting is indebted to the European Primitivist art movement, perhaps best exemplified by Pablo Picasso, with whom Stravinsky would soon collaborate on his ballet Pulcinella.

The 19 th century was the period of the heyday of Russian songs. In the musical sense, traditional Russian songs of the 19th century are originals songs with folk motifs. Composers and poets of that time consciously imitated folk songs, bringing into them the colors from folklore.

By the second half of the 19th century, an active musical life was in place, thanks mainly to the efforts of the composer and piano virtuoso Anton Rubinstein, who with royal patronage founded in St.

Petersburg Russia’s first regular professional orchestra () and conservatory of music (). The creation of Russian literature, artwork, and music was the beginning of nationalism in Russia in the nineteenth century.

Marina Frolova-Walker claims that literary nationalism and musical nationalism were composers in Russia in the nineteenth century relied heavily upon folk music as a reflection of the country’s nature. Music The 19th century. 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.

By the end of the 18th century, there was a small body of comic operas based on Russian librettos, some by native composers and others.

Preclassical epoch of Russian music (early 19th century) was characteristic for the combination of classicism and romanticism, with the prevailing genre of musical theatre. Widely popular became 'fairy' operas, classicistic tragedies with musical scenes and translated melodramas set to music by Russian.

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By the second half of the nineteenth century, original Russian tunes could almost be mistaken for folk songs as the folk idiom had been assimilated so successfully.

In the nineteenth century, folk elements (repetition of single notes, motifs, phrases; dance-like rhythms; real or imitation folk-tunes) were integrated into Russian music.

Russian classical music. The period of Russian classical music thriving was in the first half of the 19th century and is connected with Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka () who is considered the first Russian composer of world significance. Glinka is seen as the founder of Russian classical music.

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Until the beginning of the 20th century, Russia was mostly an agrarian country where only 20 percent of the population lived in cities.

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