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    18The identity of the musician

    About the personality of Antonio Domenico Geraldine we know very little — on this account we extremely unlucky. No letters written by him or addressed to him, nor any reliable amplify them — nothing left, as if someone was purposely trying to destroy everything that could shed light on the spiritual aspect of man, whose work was part of the culmination of the development of the artistic culture of Italy the second quarter of the eighteenth century. The only document which is available to modern researchers, this is a diary of the composer. The whole structure of this document — and the style, and content — filled with pain and doubt. Expressed the thoughts — large, bold, carried — can only belong to the famous musician. But about the personality of the composer speak very scarce materials. All that is definitely known about Geraldine, is reduced to a purely external aspect of his work. But even a bare enumeration of the facts of his life gaping voids. So still not aware of the details of the birth of composer — one legend intricate another. To find a parish record of the baptism in the Venetian archives to researchers and failed. Another serious gap in the biography — the absence of any comprehensive data relating to the work of Geraldine in the Opera genre, which in the latest, most Mature years was the sense of creative activity of the composer to a much greater degree than any other. It is illuminated only indirectly and sketchy, exclusively through scarce memoirs of contemporaries. Continue reading

    17Experience of comprehension of musical style dates back several centuries, however, the scope and content of this concept, functions, denoted phenomena remain poorly understood, and therefore — discussion. The paradox was­can state that there are a lot of publications, with those or other positions examines this phenomenon, and only a few works devoted to the actual theoretical and practical­ical aspects of its study [5; 13—16; 18; 19; 21].

    The notion of musical style allows many interpret the data a transponder­Tatsiy. In its definition, difficulties may arise due to a number of reasons. One of them — terminological confusion, since any manifestation of style may be interpreted in different ways. The contradictory judgments, ambiguity of terms and synonymist symbols are a hindrance to precise definitions, and indicate uncertainty or lack of clarity of the concept . Another reason lies in the disagreements concerning the periodization of musical-historical process and classification of artistic phenomena.

    In the history of science there are similar cases in the framework of the same theory coexist different, but legitimate, from her point of view, approval. This proves the shortcomings of this theory, it is not surprising that the discovery of paradoxes stimulates scientific activity and leads to transformation. These are, for example, the paradoxes of systemic signs — failures related to the explanation of the proportion of the whole and its parts in biology that contribute to re-orienting the search for new approaches in the context of universal evolutionism. Continue reading

    191. Music style: cultural, historical, composing, performing.

    2. Music genres. The essence of this category.

    3. Musical form: definition, nature, characteristics of the structure. External and internal form of the work.

    4. Form – the structure and form of the process (theory Asafiev).


    1. L. A. Mazel Structure of musical works.- M. Mus. ed. 1960.- S.

    2. L. A. Mazel and V. A. tsukkerman Analysis of musical works. – M. Music, b.-S.

    3. German language I. V. Musical form. – M. Music, 1967.- 31 0C.

    4. Yuri Tyulin Musical form.- M. “Music”, 1971.- 450C. Continue reading

    15Good day, readers of this Muz-OFFtop. Today we talk a little about musical instruments in rock and Heavy metal . We agree that in this article, we will identify rock and Heavy metal, so as not to get confused and not to argue about the terms.

    Beginning of the history of Heavy metal and musical instruments for his performance brings us back to those distant days, when was invented and modified to mind the electric guitar such outstanding musicians and part-time innovators like George Beauchamp (actually, he invented the first electric guitar), Adolph Rickenbacker, Paul Barth, and Les Paul. Without labor, persistence and a fresh Outlook on the music we would probably not soon saw and heard a real heavy metal in the form that we now know and love. Because the guitar is a musical instrument. which is a symbol of rock music and Heavy metal! Continue reading