The 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birth in 2010 inspired the launch of a new Russian-language quaterly dedicated to piano, PianоФорум (PianoForum). Published by Международная Муызкально-Техническая Компания (International Music-Technical Company) and edited by the musicologist, pianist, and pedagogue Vsevolod Zaderackij, the journal covers diverse aspects of contemporary pianism, including instrument building, piano repertoire and interpretation, piano competitions and festivals, and piano pedagogy from the beginning level to professional training. A description of the contents of issue no. 3 (2010) in Russian is here.
Category Archives: Pedagogy
Launched in 2010 and edited by C. Matthew Balensuela, Journal of music history pedagogy (EISSN 2155-109X) is a biannual, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication of the Pedagogy Study Group of the American Musicological Society. The journal presents original articles and reviews related to teaching music history at all levels (undergraduate, graduate, or general studies) and in all disciplines (Western, non-Western, concert, or popular musics). Its inaugural issue includes articles about debates and discourses in jazz history textbooks, classroom discussions among music majors, and making music history relevant to the lives of undergraduates.
In 2009 the Nižegorodskaâ Gosudarstvennaâ Konservatoriâ imeni M.I. Glinki launched its new quarterly journal, Konsonans. The first issue presents a chronicle of events in the life of the conservatory during the first semester of the academic year 2008–09, and discusses the activities of individual departments and personalities. The authors of contributions include both faculty members and students. The editor-in-chief of Konsonans is Tat’âna Sidneva, the head of the Kafedra Filosofii i Èstetiki and the prorector for scholarly affairs at the conservatory.
In 2009 the Sankt-Peterburgskaâ Gosudarstvennaâ Konservatoriâ imeni N.A. Rimskogo-Korsakova launched Opera Musicologica (ISSN 2075-4078). This peer-reviewed quarterly journal aims to provide a platform for dialogues between different schools and areas of musical scholarship, to present a wide spectrum of topics and methods, and to give space to understudied areas, new scholarly problems, and interdisciplinary approaches. Edited by the scholar of twentieth-century American music Olga Manulkina, Opera Musicologica is published in Russian with Russian and English abstracts. The first issue presents archival documents and essays highlighting the Conservatory’s history on the eve of its 150th anniversary; the issue’s table of contents and English abstracts are here.