As part of my research in the field of compound fugues (that have more than one theme), I decided to write a fugue that is both compound and mirror one. A mirror fugue, as a definition, would require, after displaying the fugue’s prime variant (rectus), to follow its mirror fugue (inversus), and in it, each […]
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For a period of more than fifty years, Prof. Kaufman has been collecting Jewish musical folklore – songs heard and written down in cities and synagogues, religious and secular, by known and unknown authors. A large volume of these songs exist unaltered, but also a large volume had been arranged by Prof. Kaufman – it is to be published soon. He has researched them as well (there is an article on the subject written by him, in the Bulgarian musicology press), but in his research he does not mention his arrangements.
This article introduces the reader to the instrument carillon (unknown in Bulgaria) discussing its design and mechanism, its origins, playing techniques, music literature, as well as carillon organisations, traditions, etc.