"Music Academy" is a quarterly scientific and critical journal about music. The subjects of the articles published in the journal cover all research areas related to the specialty 17.00.02—"Musical art."
The journal is intended for musicologists, composers, art historians, cultural experts, undergraduate and graduate students of music universities, as well as for all those interested in musical art.
The journal is included in the List of Peer-reviewed Scientific Journals recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, in which major scientific results of theses for academic degrees of doctor and candidate of sciences should be published.
The full-text version of the journal is placed in the Scientific Electronic Library elibrary.ru. The journal is included in the Russian Index of Science Citation (RINTs).
The content of the articles may does not reflect the official opinion of the editorial team. Republication of papers is allowed only with the permission of the editorial office. The editors are not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained in advertisements.
Founders: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Composers of Russia."
The publication is carried out with the financial support of the Russian Cultural Foundation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media, the All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Composers of Russia,” and Kompozitor Publishing House Ltd.
The journal is issued four times a year.
The journal was established in February 1933 by the Union of Composers of the USSR and the Ministry of Culture of the USSR as a monthly print edition named "Soviet Music." From 1943 to 1946, it was issued as collections of articles. From 1951 to 1958, it was published with a printed music appendix. In 1979, it had the circulation in 21 thousand copies. In early 1992, by democratic decision of the editorial staff, the journal was renamed Music Academy.
In Soviet times, the journal published articles on domestic and foreign classical composers’ works, the problems of music science, the development of national and ethnic musical cultures, heritage and education, and performance issues. Also, the journal comprised discussion materials, critical articles and reviews of concerts and theater premieres, books and printed music, a chronicle of domestic and foreign musical life. The editorial board of the journal included renowned Soviet composers and musicologists. In particular, Dmitri Shostakovich was a member of the editorial board from 1946 to 1975.
Nikolay I. Chelyapov (1933–1937)
Moisey A. Greenberg (1937–1939)
Dmitry B. Kabalevsky (1940–1946)
A. A. Nikolayev (1947)
Marian V. Koval (1948–1952)
Georgiy N. Khubov (1952–1957)
Yuriy V. Keldysh (1957–1961)
Elena A. Grosheva (1961–1970)
Yuriy S. Korev (1970–2012)
Marina V. Voinova (2012–2018)
Yaroslav I. Timofeev (since 2018)
Yaroslav I. Timofeev, Candidate of Art Criticism
Anna S. Loseva
Elena S. Musaelyan
Elena S. Panikova, Candidate of Art Criticism
Elina I. Plotitsa, Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Honored Worker of Culture of Russia
Denis M. Zhukov
Editor of the Online Version:
Elina A. Andrianova
Vladimir V. Zhalnin
Yuriy S. Korev, Honored Artist of the RSFSR
Marina I. Nestyeva, Candidate of Art Criticism, Honored Artist of Russia
Anna A. Amrakhova, Doctor of Art Criticism, Associate Professor of the Music Theory Department, Glinka State Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory, Head of the Research and Analytical Department, Tchaikovsky State Moscow Conservatory, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Society for Theory of Music, Moscow, Russia
Igor' S. Vorobyov, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Rimsky-Korsakov State St. Petersburg Conservatory, Director of International Art Festival "From Avant-garde to Present Days," St. Petersburg, Russia
Aleksandr I. Demchenko, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor and head of the Center for Comprehensive Art Studies, Sobinov State Saratov Conservatory and Chernyshevsky State Saratov University, Saratov, Russia
Nikolay G. Denisov, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor of the Russian Music History Department and Leading Researcher of Kvitka Folk Music Research Center, Tchaikovsky State Moscow Conservatory, Deputy Head of the Department for Humanities, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, member of the Union of Composers of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Konstantin V. Zenkin, Doctor of Art Criticism, Vice-Rector for Research, Professor of the Foreign Music History Department, Chairman of the Thesis Board, Tchaikovsky State Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, Russia
Alla G. Korobova, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor of the Music Theory Department, Mussorgsky State Ural Conservatory, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Aleksandr L. Maklygin, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Head of the Music Theory and Composition Department, Zhiganov State Kazan Conservatory, Kazan, Russia
Tatyana I. Naumenko, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Head of the Music Theory Department, the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music, Moscow, Russia
Aleksandr S. Scriabin, Candidate of Historical Sciences, President of the Scriabin Foundation, Leading Researcher, Russian National Museum of Music, Moscow, Russia
Aleksandr S. Sokolov, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Head of the Music Theory Department, Rector, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, member of the Union of Composers of Russia, Honored Artist of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Anatoliy M. Zucker, Doctor of Art Criticism, Professor, Head of the Music History Department, Chairman of the Thesis Board, Rachmaninov State Rostov Conservatory, Chairman of the Board, Rostov Organization of the Union of Composers of Russia, Honored Artist of Russia, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Roman V. Abramov
Karina S. Abramyan
Pyotr G. Pospelov
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