Taneyev the Teacher


The paper deals with the Taneyev’s activities as the professor of the Moscow Conservatory lecturing music theory disciplines. The specialities of Taneyev’s teaching manners, his style of communicating with students, artistic tastes, moral principles are in focus. The author of the paper defines the basic pedagogical principles of Taneyev: historicism, practical approach to teaching, individual syllabus for each student etc. Afterwards, on the fundament of these principles the Moscow Conservatory’s music theory school has emerged.