“A song without words” op. 9 no. 3 by Yakiv Stepovyi: features of intonation development and interpretation
Purpose of Article. The purpose of the work is to reveal the intonation and interpretive features of “Songs Without Words” op. 9 No. 3 by Yakiv Stepovyi. Methodology. The methodology of the research is based on the complex application operations of genre, stylistic, intonation and interpretive analysis. Scientific Novelty. The scientific novelty of the research is to determine the genre-style genesis of the little-known the composition, but indicative for the composerʼs style. Author describes his characteristic intonation features and properties. He pays attention to the performing technique. Conclusions. The author of the study proved that “A Song Without Words” op. 9 No. 3 by Yakiv Stepovyi continues the traditions of F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, M. Lysenko, A. Lyadov, O. Scriabin, F. Chopin. This piece is full of Ukrainian song and romance intonations. It contains allusions to the works of F. List and F. Chopin. Author introduces the intonations of lira music, folk group singing, baroque music. The composer revealed these properties of the artistic image with the help of gamma, figuration and chord technique of pianism.