Ukrainian translations of the texts of world vocal music in the context of modern culture Cover Image

Українські переклади текстів світової вокальної музики в контексті сучасної культури
Ukrainian translations of the texts of world vocal music in the context of modern culture

Author(s): Tetiana Borisivna Kablova
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Music, Eastern Slavic Languages, Translation Studies
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: Ukrainian translation; text; vocal music;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the work. The research is devoted to the study of the problem of the translation text of vocal works. In particular, the article deals with the tendency of translation on Ukrainian language opera and vocal-song masterpieces of the world. The vocal music ensures better perception of the work. The same dialogue of music and culture is possible which allows to bring the world music culture closer, in particular the European to a wide circle of the Ukrainian community. It is the verbal side of such music demands the existence of Ukrainian translation and the consideration of the present state of existence of such translations in modern realities. The methodology of the research consists in application of comparative, historical-cultural, historical-logical and art-study methods. The indicated methodological approaches allow to reveal and analyze certain situations with respect to the verbal component of vocal music, to study the attitude to translations in the historical context and to consider the importance of translations into Ukrainian of texts of vocal works of foreign classics in the context of contemporary cultural outgrowth. The scientific novelty of the work lies in the affirmation of the importance of Ukrainian translations of the world musical heritage in the context of modern realities of life and the proclamation of the language values of the nation in the art of singing. For the first time the article highlights the project "The World Classics in Ukrainian" as an important component of the contemporary development of the Ukrainian vocal culture. Conclusions. The introduction of Ukrainian translation into vocal culture of Ukraine provides opportunities for the development of a new vocal school, a new reading and mastering of world musical masterpieces. The question of the functioning of the Ukrainian word in music is a factor that can stimulate the development of the national vocal culture, its further elevation and adoption in the cultural space, and, in the context of modern realities of life, direct and stimulate the entry of the Ukrainian language into the global context of art.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 70-74
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian