Musical amateur performance in Ukraine of the 1930s as the manifestation of soviet totalitarian ideology

Lisniak, Inna and Cherneta, Tetiana and Tukova, Iryna (2022) Musical amateur performance in Ukraine of the 1930s as the manifestation of soviet totalitarian ideology Anastasis. Research in Medieval Culture and Art, 7 (2). pp. 203-216. ISSN 2392 – 862X, 2392 – 9472

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The article comprehensively examines antinomies of the amateur performance development in Ukraine of 1930s. The factual basis of the research is the materials of the newspapers, magazines, and musical journals of this period. It is proved that the phenomenon of amateur performance, as one of the most significant phenomena of totalitarian society’s mass culture, consists in its contradictory nature: on the one hand, mass artistic movement, population’s sincere faith and enthusiasm, and on the other, politicization, ideological engagement, fear of physical destruction. The actions of the Soviet authorities in the one of most dramatic periods of the last century for Ukraine – the 1930s – regarding the dissemination and support of musical amateur music are analyzed (for example, regular financial support, awarding of bonuses, patronage, organization of public events, set-up of publishing activities, training systems for amateur performance leaders, which, in general, contributed to raising musical amateur movement in Ukraine to a professional level). At the same time, it is found that amateur performance was one of the tools for shaping the ideology of a totalitarian society.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ukrainian culture of 1930s; amateur performance; totalitarian society; politicization of art
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у наукометричних базах > Web of Science
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет музичного мистецтва і хореографії > Кафедра академічного та естрадного вокалу
Depositing User: Тетяна Олександрівна Чернета
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2022 08:20
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2022 08:20

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