Style-Forming Tendencies in Russian Singing in the 15th – 17th Centuries

This article traces the processes of style-forming tendencies formation of liturgical singing at the Russian Orthodox Church, in 15th – 17th c. Two musical phenomena were chosen for study: Znamenny chant and Demestvenny razpev. Both are associated with Russian Pre-Renaissance and Transition periods. There, ongoing transformation is obvious and significant, affecting all music components, like […]