A.V. Lunacharsky’s sociology of music (theoretical and methodological aspect)

Look’yanov V.G.

A.I. Herzen Russian State Pedagogic University, St.-Petersburg, Russia vglukianov2008@yandex.ru

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Look’yanov V.G. A.V. Lunacharsky’s sociology of music (theoretical and methodological aspect). Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 1. P. 50-60


The paper discusses theoretical and methodological aspects of A.V. Lunacharsky’s sociology of music. These aspects are: development of the fundamentals of the methodology of musical and sociological analysis, identifying social origins of musical art, the study of the mechanism of the relationship between art and society, appeal to the study of the social aspects of the composer’s thinking.

music as social phenomenon; interdisciplinary studies of art; sociological method of learning music; social conditioning of the composer’s thinking; relationship of music and society
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