Music computer technologies as a worth-while means of folklore studying, preserving and transmission

Palabras clave: Far East, folklore, musical culture, music computer technologies. cultura musical, Lejano Oriente, tecnologías informáticas musicales.



With the modern threat of extinction of samples of traditional musical culture in various regions of the world, the problem of saving folklore is becoming particularly important. The Far East is a unique ethnic region where representatives of entirely different traditional cultures live. The authors use the Far East of Russia and China as an example in their study. The researchers introduce information and music computer technologies (MCT) as the means of the problem solution. Nowadays, the musicians admit the viability of MCT as the means of musical culture research, transmission, and preserving.


Con la amenaza moderna de extinción de muestras de la cultura musical tradicional en varias regiones del mundo, el problema de salvar el folklore se está volviendo particularmente importante. El Lejano Oriente es una región étnica única donde viven representantes de culturas tradicionales completamente diferentes. Los autores utilizan el Lejano Oriente de Rusia y China como ejemplo en su estudio. Los investigadores introducen tecnologías informáticas de música e información (MCT) como el medio de la solución del problema. Hoy en día, los músicos admiten la viabilidad de MCT como medio de investigación, transmisión y preservación de la cultura musical.

Biografía del autor/a

I. G. ALIEVA, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

She is a Professor of the Baku Academy of Music named after U. Hajibayli (Azerbaijan), Ph.D. in Art Studies, a member of the Union of Azerbaijan Composers (the section of musical theory). She graduated from the Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute, Faculty of Automation of Industrial Processes, Azerbaijan State Conservatory in Piano.

I. B. GORBUNOVA, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

She is a Ph.D. in Sciences, Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, Full Professor of the Department of Information Technology, Institute of Computer Science and Technological Education, Chief Researcher of the Educational and Methodological Laboratory Music Computer Technologies at the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg. In 2013 she received the title "Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”. Her research activities include such directions as: MCT in professional music education; MCT in general musical education; MCT as a means of rehabilitation of people with disabilities, MCT in the field of digital arts; MCT in information technology, psychoacoustics and musical acoustics. Dr. Gorbunova is Chairman of the International Research and Practical Conferences Contemporary Music Education, Music Computer Technologies in the System of Contemporary Education. The research results of Prof. Gorbunova were published in over 300 refereed publications, including 49 books and 277 papers in various scientific journals.

S. V. MEZENTSEVA, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

She is a Ph.D. in Art History, Associate Professor, Member of the Union of Composers of Russia, Head of the Department of Art History, Musical-Instrumental and Vocal Art of the Khabarovsk State Institute of Culture, Khabarovsk, Russia.



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