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№ 2 (80) 2018


Valery Berezin (Moscow). Ustavy i pravila frantsuzskikh musical’nykh korporatsij XIV–XVIII vekov / Statutes and rules of the French music corporations from the 14th to the 18th century (pp. 1–10)

The paper includes six statutes of music corporations, which regulated everyday life of French musicians in Paris, Orléans and Bordeaux during the Ancien régime. These texts are accompanied by the necessary comments and an introductory article explaining the meaning and characteristics of corporate activities.

Keywords: professional corporation; statutes; French musical culture.


Yuri Bocharov (Moscow). Na puti k sistematizatsii form instrumental’noj muzyki epokhi barokko / To the systematization of musical forms in Baroque instrumental music (pp. 11–20)

The paper is devoted to a new systematization of instrumental music forms in the Baroque era. According to the typology offered by the author all Baroque musical forms can be divided into three differing groups: monostuctural, polystructural and macrostructural compositions. The author also describes in detail the main types of monostructural compositions.

Keywords: musical form; instrumental music; The Baroque era.


Georg Philipp Telemann. “Avtobiografitscheskaya” poema pamyati Luizy Telemann / Autobiographical poem in memory of Louise Telemann. Translated and commented by S. Nikiforov (pp. 21–25)

The paper presents translation in Russian of Telemann’s poem in memory of his wife written after her untimely death in 1711. The translation is accompanied by introductory article and necessary comments.

Keywords: Georg Philipp Teleman; Louise Telemann (née Eberlin); memorial poem; translation; comments.


Galina Petrova (St. Petersburg). Мuzykal’noe puteshestvie peterburgskogo kapel’meistera Viktora-Iosifa Kazhinskogo // Musical travel of the St. Petersburg Kapellmeister W.-J. Każyński (pp. 26–31)

The paper is devoted to the description of a musical travel across Germany in 1844 of the young Polish musician Wiktor-Josef Każyński as the musical secretary of the Russian violinist and composer Alexei F. Lvov. In the Travelling notes published upon return to St. Petersburg, Każyński reports about the impressions of this trip, paying particular attention to events of musical life and discussing both modern music, and works of composers of the past.

Keywords: Wiktor Każyński; Alexei F. Lvov; Gaspare Spontini; Karol Lipiński; European opera; Russian literary magazines.