Confessional as an Emotional Component of Russian Music (On the Example of Romance and Song)
Mikhail M. Kizin

Kizin Mikhail Mikhailovich, Professor, State Academic Russian Folk Ensemble “Russia”.
Manuscript received on 12 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 18 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 5111-5118 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5726098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C5726.098319
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Abstract: The article deals with the emotional facets of Russian romance and song, in particular, such components as confessional. Russian song and romance literary and musical potential and the means that form the confessional beginning of this genre are analyzed. The article considers the origins of Russian romance and song formation, their connection with Church music, which largely influenced the formation of the confessional beginning of this genre. Special attention is paid to the work of S. Y. Lemeshev – the performer who raised the genre of Russian romance and song to a qualitatively new level and revealed the spiritual potential of Chaikovsky’s romances and vividly embodied their confessional. Russian vocal music, whose spiritual, historical and aesthetic value is not in doubt, is the necessity of a comprehensive study of the article; the unexplored nature of the topic; the disclosure of new aspects relating to Russian romances and songs, their performance.
Keywords: Musical Culture, Romance; Song; Confessional; Melody, Accompaniment; Emotionality; Words; Music.

Scope of the Article:
Music Modelling and Analysis