“Musical material” came into use by musicologists as a simple term, not warranting further explanation or reflection. However, contemporary composer practice has changed traditional views of “musical” and “non-musical”, making necessary this term’s reevaluation. This article is devoted to the new concept of “musical material” in modern German musicology, mainly because it acquires its new […]
Auditory Analysis: Аn Indispensable Subject in the Music Education or а Trojan Horse of the Exaggerated “Modern” Pedagogy? A New, Additional Pedagogical Tool or a Separate, Independent Subject?
The term “analysis” can be used in many different ways, and take on different meanings: starting from an emphatic new name for dictation exercises in traditional training of solfeggio; going to purely harmonic (in most cases tonal!) оr metric exploration of singularly completed compositional constructions, or meaning a general musical understanding of “formal analysis”, this […]
With this article, the National Music Academy “Professor Pancho Vladigerov” marks the 90-year birth anniversary of the eminent Bulgarian composer Dimitar Tapkov (1929 – 2011). Professor and lector on symphonic orchestration and composition, he was also the Academy Rector (1979 – 1980). His Peace Cantata (1976) brought him international recognition – First Prize at the […]
The developing information society imposes the need of having specialized knowledge to search, evaluate, use and create information – an information literacy. The library at the NAM “Professor Pancho Vladigerov” helps its patrons in mastering this process with series of education videoclips. Keywords: Information Literacy, Library Anxiety, Information Anxiety, Tutorial Video, Online Library Catalogue
NAM’s Music Library Activity – Providing Information in the Music Process and the Increasing Students’ Information Culture
In this article, multiple developmental stages are outlined, that are followed by NAM’s library, related to the overall information structure creation of NAM “Professor Pancho Vladigerov”, and their implementation, according to the accepted strategic model of 2008. Particular attention has been given to the new discipline “Scientific Information in musicology [muzikoznanie]” developed by the Division […]