Semantical dimension of an artwork: culturological approach

Iryna Piatnytska-Pozdnyakova

V. О. Sukhomlynskyi National University of Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv.

ORCID ID 0000-0002-7211-1602


Keywords: semantic levels of analysis of the musical text, structural elements of the composer’s musical speech.

Abstract. The aim of the work is to identify semantically meaningful structures of musical texts that vividly represent the original compositional style not from the standpoint of their uniqueness, but as a complex multi-layered semantic space. Methodology. This allows reaching a different analytical discourse which is the basis of a cultural approach that operates broader analytical means and is used to comprehend the composer’s worldview, identify the significance of his stylistic foundations of creativity and understand the complex semantic processes of the composer’s concept sphere as a whole.

Scientific novelty consists in revealing semantically significant structural elements of musical texts at the pre-text, textual and post-text levels of meaning formation. Results. By analyzing the works of the Kharkiv composer V. Ptushkin, the content levels of musical texts are revealed, and the structural elements of musical speech are analyzed. The practical significance. The information contained in this paper may be used for further research and developing methodological material for the new courses of lectures and seminars in history and theory of Ukrainian culture.

Author Biography.

Iryna Piatnytska-Pozdnyakova, Doctor of Art Studies, Associate Professor of V.О. Sukhomlynskyi National University of Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv.


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Published: May 14, 2021.

Vol 20 No 2 (2021).