is about Wallingford Riegger,
a disciple of Schoenberg. Wallingford Riegger is a less known American composer from the generation of Copland, Harris and Barber.
The third paper
– tribute to the composer and musicologist Egon Wellesz – concerns the character of music created on Greek territory. The position of pluralistic representation of persons and trends, chosen by Musicology
, necessitates presentation of the most remarkable theories. This does not mean that the editorial staff embraces the
theories presented. It means that Musicology
seeks after a constructive dialogue about the issues concerning our “
. These issues are discussed in the papers:
Some Remarks on the Basic Intervals by the Greek and Eastern Music
(a critical discussion of the systematic theory of Greek and oriental scales and intervals),
On Musicality of Modern Greek Language
, Information About Greek Music
The Ancient Musical Nomos, the Byzantine Echos and the Indian Raga
(concerning the common character of an “
that occurs in ancient Greek music, in Byzantine chants, and Indian classic music).
The paper, written by Béla Bartók in 1937,
The Research on the Folk Music and the Nationalism
is interesting in terms of the similarities between Modern Greek folk culture and another neighboring one. Raising the request for
objectivity of research”
, this text makes the reader think about how important the influence of national ideologies is for the development of cultural research.