Dainavimas Lietuvoje: paveldas, tradicijos, dabarties situacijos, problemos ir perspektyvos
Singing in Lithuania: Heritage, Traditions, Present Situations, Problems and Perspectives
Published by: VšĮ Šiaulių universiteto leidykla
Keywords: Singing; heritage; traditions; folk songs; hymn singing; music education; musical sophistication; choirs; song festivals.
Summary/Abstract: The article is based on the report material delivered at the international scientific conference “Singing and Music Education” on the 3rd of July in 2009 which was held on the occasion of Lithuanian Song Festival 2009. The article studies the significance of singing for people and the overall culture of the nation as well as it reminds the deep traditions of overall singing and singing in groups and choirs. Singing is the most natural and the easiest obtainable artistic form, it is an overall feature of people‘s musical sophistication and it serves as an especially effective condition for the musical education of children and the youth. The article also reveals some peculiarities in folk hymn singing, it accentuates several common features of hymns singing and song singing and, finally, it discloses the significance of the various stages of Lithuanian culture development as well as the present situation. The generalizations raise the most topical present day singing development problems and conditions for improvement.
- Issue Year: 2009
- Issue No: 11
- Page Range: 8-28
- Page Count: 21
- Language: English