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Музичне середовище: досвід теоретичного аналізу
Musical Environment: The Experience of Theoretic Analysis

Author(s): Inna Georgievna Dovzhynets
Subject(s): Music, Epistemology, Phenomenology
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: investigation; notion; environment; general scientific approach; musical activity;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the work is to give the definition of a notion «musical environment» using a generalization of essential characteristics of «environment» as a universal category relating to different branches of scientific knowledge. The methodology of the study is based upon the use of comparative, theoretic, analytical methods and also general scientific approaches of comparison, systematization, and generalization which help to make a complex investigation of the object. The scientific novelty consists in introducing a new definition. Conclusion. The musical environment is a universal notion as it includes all components of sound music field creation process and perception of this field. Musical environment is an integral phenomenon basing upon music activity. Complex multi-level structure organized by the principle of interrelation, interdependency, and interconditionality of the elements helps to refer musical environment to the systemic phenomenon. In general, musical environment is a sound surrounding of the individual formed in the process of musical activity and covers all its components: creativity, performing, spreading and perception. It is influenced by time and place factors and by dynamics of social changes.