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Sacred chronotop as meaning-making phenomena of composer’s creative work: experience in modeling

L.A. Romenskaya, M.S. Zhirov, L.A. Kinash
80,00 Р


L.A. Romenskaya is Cand.Sci. (Art Science), doc. e-mail:

M.S. Zhirov is Dr.Sci. (Pedagogy), prof. e-mail:

and L.A. Kinash is Cand.Sci. (Philosophy), doc. e-mail:

 at Belgorod State University of Arts and Culture


Revealed is the role of sacral chronotope in composer’s creativity. Hermeneutical analysis allows to reveal meaning-forming outline of worldview of symbolic system of religious and secular content of musical art. In the context of cognitive musicology, explicated are scientific approaches to theoretical attitudes of being (ontological) status of musical work. Presented is examination of space temporal parameters as elements of meaning formation of music of various historical epochs and typological genre systems in the context of principles of artistic thinking and elements of musical stylistics as a system of semantic signs, sacralization of creativity in format of transforming signs of church culture into the system of expressive means of secular music through the prism of semantics of two worlds, i.e. the earthly and the divine.

Key words: sacral chronotope, time-space, processuality of music, spiritual meaning, sacred meaning, genre synthesis, church and secular music, music ontology.



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