Comparative analysis of musical-enlightenment concepts of L. Bernstein and D. Kabalevsky in Russian music education
Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences
The problems of familiarizing young people with academic art, the system of bringing cultural values to the aesthetic consciousness of the listeners, fall within the scope of the tasks of musical enlightenment. There is a rich experience of musical-enlightenment activities has accumulated in the Russian music education. In particular, the pedagogical and musical-enlightenment concept of the outstanding composer, scientist Dmitry Kabalevsky was widely spread in our country. It should be noted
... should be noted that in recent years there has been a tendency of mutual enrichment and mutual influence of concepts, ideas, methods of various schools, including foreign ones. The achievements of American composer, lecturer, teacher Leonard Bernstein in the field of musical enlightenment are differ in originality, but they have been little studied and are rarely used in Russian musical pedagogical practice. In the framework of this study conducted a comparative analysis of the musical-enlightenment activities of Bernstein and Kabalevsky - two musicians who made a significant contribution to the musical education of the younger generation, reveals the principles, methods, forms of educational work, and covers the subject of television programs. In accordance with the aim of the study the following theoretical methods were used: analysis of the literature, epistolary texts, the repertoire of the concert programs of the New York Philharmonic orchestra; generalization of historical data on musical and educational activities of Kabalevsky and Bernstein, comparison of methods and techniques of music education, biographical method. KEY WORDS: Dmitry Kabalevsky, Leonard Bernstein, enlightenment, conversation, TV.