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. Tambov: Gramota, 2013. 4. Part 3. P. 55-59.
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Zakharov Yurii Konstantinovich
Academy of Choral Art named after V. S. Popov in Moscow

Abstract. The author presents the analytical description of E. Kurths views on the essence of melody in its correlation with harmony in the form of 50 theses, which are arranged in logical sequence that allows formulating an integral picture of E. Kurths musical-theoretical ideas, discusses the possibility of including Kurths views into modern musicology, and pays particular attention to the problem of the applicability of the notions "potential" and "kinetic energy" to music, which may be relevant to the research of tonal melodies laws.
Key words and phrases: . , , , , , E. Kurth, melody and harmony, linearity, energy in music, nature of harmonic functionality.
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