Following the Conference “From Art Nouveau to Futurism” (Virtual Round-Table Discussion)


The publication is compiled on the basis of a conversation that took place on October 25, 2018, the last day of the conference "From Art Nouveau to Futurism: Aesthetics, Poetics, Music Performance." The statements of the direct participants in the conversation were supplemented by the written remarks of K. V. Zenkin and T. V. Tsaregradskaya. The discussion summed up the work of the conference and summarized the ideas presented in the reports. The roundtable participants focused on the problems of terminology - concepts by which musicology comprehends the history of music and other arts in the 20th century. The main trends in the development of music of the last century were discussed, a certain similarity of modern artistic processes with the crisis of art at the beginning of the 20th century was noted, when the aspiration for the future and even the desire to reject the cultural heritage gave rise to a whole new perception of the past.