The Connotations of “Russian” in Music of Foreign Composers on “a Russian Theme”
Liudmila Kazantseva, Polina Volkova
Available Online 19 March 2020.
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- Russian theme, foreign composers, Russian folk song
- “Russian” seems to foreign composers very diverse in meaning. It is treated as designation of the state and is identified with the Russian Federation, it is interpreted as display of public and private life of the Russian acquiring “ethnographic” meaning, and it is consumed as concentrated in Orthodox religion and is marked as “confessional”. Among the means of attribution of “Russian”, the most reliable is the clarifying and explaining program title and citation of specific musical material of both folklore and authors, functioning in society as nameless folklore. A review of numerous examples of the implementation of the “Russian theme” by foreign composers in their music shows sufficient flexibility, and vagueness of the geographical and ethnic boundaries of the “Russian”.
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TY - CONF AU - Liudmila Kazantseva AU - Polina Volkova PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/19 TI - The Connotations of “Russian” in Music of Foreign Composers on “a Russian Theme” BT - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Culture, Education and Economic Development of Modern Society (ICCESE 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 488 EP - 492 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200316.108 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200316.108 ID - Kazantseva2020 ER -