Sokolov Alexander

Prof. Alexander Sokolov, D.A., Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation,

Head of the Music Theory Department of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (since 1996), Minister of Culture and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation (2004–2008),

Rector of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (2001–2004, then since 2009)

Regarding the Problem of Logical Definitions of the Concept of ‘Musical Form’

Abstract

The publication is based on the text of the plenary report read by the author at the 4th International Congress of the Society for Theory of Music "Terms, concepts and categories in musicology" (N. G. Zhiganov Kazan State Conservatory, October 2–5, 2019). The concept of ‘musical form’ is considered in various cultural and historical projections, in the light of various paradigms.

 

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Form, content, matter, function, paradigm, music

The Music Theory Department Twenty Years After

Abstract

The Music Theory Department of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory: results and forecasts. The topicality of solutions made by Prof. Nazaykinsky in his unpublished article “The Music Theory Department [of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory]” (1991) and in a collective article of the Music Theory Department published in a jubilee volume “Moscow Conservatory, 1866–1966”. The Music Theory Department today: the problem of generational change, publications, general tasks.

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