Music and Revolution. Boris Asafev and the Beggining of Musicology in Russia
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Music and Revolution. Boris Asafev and the Beggining of Musicology in Russia
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Музыка и революция. Борис Асафьев и зарождение музыковедения в Россия
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Martín Baña 
Affiliation: Universidad de Buenos Aires
Address: Argentina, Buenos Aires
This work explores the link between music and revolution taking the case of musicologist Boris Asaf’ev. In the context of experimentation and musical exploration generated by the revolutionary explosion, Asaf’ev began to develop a musicological thought that not only was an expression of the new world experienced during those years, but also sought to be a simultaneous bridge between the best of the Russian musical tradition and between the European repertoire. Thus, Russian musicology would be founded on a double basis that combined experimentation with the international tradition. This is what it would give it a theoretical and practical projection that it would take it beyond its strictly musical application.
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Данная работа затрагивает проблемы музыки в революции, интерпретируемые в работах музиколога Бориса Асафьева. Революция вызвала к жизни эксперимент и новые поиски формы в музыке. Асафьев рассматривает не только новые течения в музыке после революции, но и ищет мест между ними и лучшими образцами музыкальной традиции России и Европы. Русская музикология в это время делали свои первые шаги в поиске сочетания традиции и новой практики.
Russian Revolution, Boris Asafiev, Musicology, Simphonic Studies, Narkompros
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Российская революция, Борис Асафьев, музыковедение, симфонические опыты, Наркомпрос
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