Larisa L. Gerver

Doctor of Fine Arts (1998), Full Professor of the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. Author of books «Music and Musical Mythology in Russian Poetry of the 20th Century (First Decades)» (2001) and «Inganno and Other Secrets of the Polyphonic Techniques in the Second Half of 16th — Beginning of the 17th Century» as well as more than 100 articles. Main spheres of interest: compositional techniques in 17th and 18th centuries; musical means of organization in poetry. Several articles deal with complex of poetical texts chosen by certain composers for their chamber vocal works — in their internal unity.