CONTENTS

ALMANAC
Issue 1 (2009)

I. IMPORTANT NAMES AND TRADITIONS AT THE NAM

European Academic Aspects by Our Polyphonic Master Prof. Zdravko Manolov
Tsvetelina Slavova

Professor Vassil Arnaoudov (1933-1991)
Theodora Pavlovich

“Music is Emotion – You Burn Away Without a Trace…”
Distinguished Professor Vassil Kazandjiev, Doctor Honoris Cause of NMA “Professor Pancho Vladigerov”

About Eternal Light and Sound – an Impression
Assoc. Prof. Georgi Arnaoudov

National Music Academy – Being a Part of Bulgarian Music Culture History
Prof. Pencho Stoyanov, Sc. D., Doctor Honoris Cause of NMA “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”

 

II. MUSIC SCIENCE AT THE NAM

Esthetics, History and Theory

Topica’s Horizon of Meaning – in Opera Interpretation. Characteristic features up until Gluck
Irina Haralampieva

Music Unity between Philosophy, Rite (Mystery) and Death
Yordan Banev

Organic Music and Ritual Music Theater in Apostle Matthew’s “Water Passion” by Tan Dun
Ilia Gramatikov

Methodics

Development of Folk Melodic and Metro-rhythmic Creative Skills and Knowledge – Two Important Aspects of Sound Training
Victoria Zaharieva

About Some Aspects and Complex Zones in Pedagogue’s Work with the Beginner Vocal Student
Violeta Gorcheva, Ph. D.

Theory

Influence of Folk Music Modes on Azeri Composers’ Contemporary Music
Samir Mirzoev

 

III. LIBRARY AND AUDIO ARCHIVE AT THE NAM

Full Retro-Conversion of NMA “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”s Records. A bridge between the Traditional and Contemporary
Elisaveta Petkova, Ph. D.

 

IV. ARCHIVES ARE ALIVE