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Родопската музика и песен през погледа на Иван Вазов
Rhodope Music and Song through the Eyes of Ivan Vazov

Author(s): Anastasia Papageorgiou
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Music, Studies of Literature, Bulgarian Literature, School education
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: Folklore; traditional music; Ivan Vazov; Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains; language idioms; loanwords

Summary/Abstract: In this paper, the author examines the main features of musical tradition in the Bulgarian part of the Rhodope Mountains, as Ivan Vazov presented them in his travelogue In the depths of Rhodope. The book contains valuable and very interesting information and descriptions on which comparisons and researches can be made. Furthermore, the paper intends to show the link between the daily life and culture of the inhabitants of Rhodope Mountains and the musical expressions and the repertoire of their songs. The main specific features of the Rhodope music and songs are described and parallels with Greek and Balkan folklore are marked. The paper offers literature, folklore, music and other routes in space and time in the Rhodope Mountains

  • Issue Year: 58/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 417-426
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Bulgarian