Textological Aspects of Musicology in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

Tatyana Naumenko

In this monograph, Tatyana Naumenko looks at modern Russian musicology through the prism of texts representing it. She mentions subjects addressed in musicological studies, names genres of music that scholars preference to explore, and describes modern methods of research and criteria of assessment, largely with the aim of overcoming Soviet-era dogmatism. Special consideration is given to the writing of academic degree dissertations on music in the Former Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia.