« 2017. #6 (138)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 6 (138), 1569—1577

UDK 78.087.68:398.8


Received 17.10.2017


Furdyczko Andrij, Ph.D in Cultural Studies, associate professor

of the Department of Folksong and Choral Art,

doctoral student of the Kiev National University of Culture and Arts,

honored artist of Ukraine,

Chigorin Str., 20, Kyiv, 01042, Ukraine

Contacts: Tel. (044) 284-51-49; e-mail: GRUCYNJ@I.UA

Abstract. The presence of music folklore of repertoire of academic choirs is ascertained. The research is based on a dialectical approach to the process of variation influence of the art of academic choirs and folklore, analysis of their repertoire, specific and paradigms of its assimilation. It is also based on general systematic and historical approaches to the study of general trends in the industry and genre, in style and comparative analysis.

Keywords: choir art, academic choir, musical folklore, Ukrainian composers, folk songs processing, theatrical performances, innovative methods.


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