Olena Afonina


The purpose of the research is to identify various vectors in the use of music in modern ballets based on the analysis of works. Methodology. Typology method; comparative historical analysis; hermeneutic analysis in the interpretation of music of famous ballets; method of generalization for the conceptualization and expansion of new meanings of music, not created specifically for the ballet performance. The scientific novelty of the work lies in the identification of the dominant vectors in modern ballet music in performances of recent decades. Conclusions. Based on the analysis of some modern ballets, it can be concluded that in recent decades author's music for ballets has appeared. However, its percentage is very small. Often, production choreographers use famous classical music to interpret the libretto. Among the ballet performances of recent years, symphonic and chamber instrumental music is used in ballet performances.


classical ballet; modern ballet; author's ballet music; interpretation of the libretto.

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