Glushkova Ol'ga

Moscow Sinodal School in 1880–1890s. The Issues of Music Education

Glushkova Ol'ga (2016) "Moscow Sinodal School in 1880–1890s. The Issues of Music Education ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia V : Voprosi istorii i teorii hristianskogo iskusstva, 2016, vol. 22, pp. 105-114 (in Russian).

DOI of the paper: 10.15382/sturV201622.105-114


The presented paper is devoted to one aspect of the disclosure in the history of the formation of educational traditions in the field of national musical art of the last century. Namely the question of interaction between two musical and educational training establishments in Moscow: Synodal School of Church Music and Conservatory consisting of the Moscow Branch of the Imperial (1873), the Russian Musical Society. Moscow Synodal School and the Moscow Conservatory took place in the 19th century, complex and interesting way of formation, development, achievement of educational success. Each institution has its own characteristics and traditions of conducting the educational process. The article offers information about their educational and methodological cooperation in the training of young musicians, and specific features of the content of some subjects of the curriculum, are examples of the intersection of contingent faculty and students. Despite the natural differences in the tasks assigned to the teaching and educational institutions (in one preparing graduates musicians — versatile persons, «free artists», another «narrowly focused» training the choristers and choir), they both wanted to combine purely technical, handicraft musicians training with raising their artistic taste. In this approach, the secular and spiritual educational institutions were unanimous. Which is reflected in the development of objects and specially — oriented music (playing instruments, singing, studying music history and theory) and general cultural, rates affecting the outlook for future musicians, regents choirs, church singing. For the first time expressed the idea of the fruitfulness of creative communications Synodal School of Church singing and the Conservatory of the Moscow Branch of the Imperial Russian Musical Society, about schools movement in its educational policy as if toward each other, the importance of the Synodal School based in the tradition of preparing domestic choral conductors.


Synodal School of Church Music, Moscow Conservatory IRMO, music education.


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Glushkova Ol'ga