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Специфіка естрадно-джазового виконавства в стилі соул
THE SPECIFICS OF POP AND JAZZ PERFORMANCE IN SOUL STYLE

Author(s): Marina Fisun
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Music
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: soul; pop music; jazz; performance.;

Summary/Abstract: Purpose of the study. In a modern pop and jazz performance soul is represented as a mixed style, that was shaped by traditions of African and American folklore, and later synthesized the genre and stylistic features of jazz with innovative researches in the field of contemporary popular music. The globalization trends that penetrate into the contemporary artistic space of Ukraine problematize acquisition at the levels of performing practice and scientific reflection of the specifics and features of modification of mass musical culture directions, particularly the soul. The dissonance between the intensity of revealing its features in performing stylistics of pop and jazz singers and the level of musicological research determines the purpose of article, which consists in showing peculiarities of interpretation of the soul stylistic palette in a pop and jazz performance. The research methodology is based on the principles of comparativism and musicological analysis. The scientific novelty of work is conditioned by the analysis of contemporary practices of pop and jazz performance and the formation of idea about the ways of soul style entering the space of vocal art. The specific features of performance in soul style at the level of sound extraction, dynamics, articulation and drama have been identified. Conclusions. Synthesizing the various intonational and rhythmic sources, the different signs of cultural memory, soul in a variety of interpretations has been included into the cultural space, becoming the impulse for the development of varicolored directions of pop culture and preserving the demonstrative features at all performance levels in both the integrity and local cases. Showing the specifics of manifestations of characteristics of the soul in performing practice of the 2-nd half of the XX – beginning of the XXI centuries and the development of ideas about the features of its ontology and interaction with other directions of modern music are the future prospects for research.

  • Issue Year: 1/2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 276-280
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian