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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2016. № 9. P. 84-86.
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Kornishina Irina Sergeevna
Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory named after M. I. Glinka

Abstract. The article aims to identify the similarities and differences between minimalist compositions and the creative work of the American composer Meredith Monk who is famous for her non-standard approach to vocal techniques. In this context the author analyzes the stylistic origins, methods to develop musical material of the mentioned genre and the general cultural tendencies of the 70-80s of the XX century. The paper concludes with an overall characteristic of Meredith Monk’s place in the modern USA musical art.
Key words and phrases: Мередит Монк, композиторы-минималисты, мультимедийный театр, статика, медитативность, американский музыкальный минимализм, восточная философия, творчество композитора, Meredith Monk, composers-minimalists, multi-media theatre, statics, meditativeness, American musical minimalism, Eastern philosophy, composer’s creative work.
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