About the Subdepartment of Music Theory. Another Twenty Years Later


The work of one of the sections of this conference is dedicated to Evgeny Nazaikinsky, an outstanding scientist and teacher, whose numerous scientific works have long become an example of deep comprehension of the most subtle problems of musical art, and a cohort of students, to whom I have the honor to belong, with all the variety of professional interests, is quite recognizable as the school of Nazaikinsky. For more than a quarter of a century, Evgeny Vladimirovich headed the Subdepartment of Music Theory at the Moscow Conservatory, taking it under his wing during the difficult times of the dictatorship that still remained. "Communist ideology", which strictly limits the initiatives of researchers in all areas of humanitarian knowledge.