Musical Term As a Problem: About the IV Congress of the Society for Theory of Music

Abstract
The article represents the analytical review of the IV Congress of the Society for Theory of Music “Terms, concepts and categories in musicology”, held on October 2-5, 2019 at the Kazan State Conservatory. It concerns the general concept of the event, describes the subject of 3 plenary sessions and 11 sections, in the framework of which the problems of modern musicology terminology were subjected to multidimensional discussion. There are major problem blocks aimed at understanding the basic terminology in the most significant areas of historical and theoretical musicology, new processes of term formation, due to the latest practices of modern composers, are noted.

Keywords
The IV Congress of the Society for Theory of Music, N. G. Zhiganov Kazan State Conservatory, terminological problems of historical and theoretical musicology, methodology of musicology, the Western academic community, term, notion (concept)

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