Paul Collar Maksimovich( Music)
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Biography Paul Collar Maksimovich
(1810 - 1876). While still in the Cadet Corps, tried to write: it was performed Allegro Cadet Orchestra. Serving in the Novgorod Kirasirsky Regiment, wrote several pieces of military music and led in Elisavetgrad orchestra, with over 100 performers. With his participation based school of Regents, where he was a teacher of many subjects. To this period belong his religious works: concerts, Izmi me from my enemies "and" Lord, Hear my voice, "involved in poetry -" I will take the cup of salvation "and" In memory of the righteous shall be everlasting, "Cherubic Hymn (d-moll). From 1843 to 1848. was a teacher of singing in the court chapel and was engaged in transcription of church hymns for undertaken п-.пг. Lvov edition of the Circle of simple sheet music singing ". "The principal condition of this great work, . - Vorotnikov said in his autobiographical note, . - Consisted in the preservation melodies in the same form, . without the slightest change, . in which it is depicted in the church sheet music books, . issued by the Holy Synod ",
. Many of the church works Vorotnikova still performed in worship. The technical methods and the nature of independent ecclesiastical writings Collar - a follower of Lviv, they are mostly simple in harmony and are written in an asymmetric rhythm to leave the text unchanged. He collected the Russian folk songs, but they do not harmonize well meets him and the nature of their warehouse. Songs, placed them into 4-voice choir, published in 1870 - 1871 and 1894. Issued and some songs Vorotnikova for one voice with piano accompaniment. Pedagogical works Vorotnikova: "The practical voice exercises, or Solfeggio for two sopranos and alto, or for two tenors and bass" (St. Petersburg, without designation of the year), "Guide to the teaching of choral singing" (Moscow, 1894). In the literature on the Russian church singing relevant articles Vorotnikova: "Notes on the arguments about the harmonization of church-Russian Melodies" (Proceedings of the 1 st Archaeological Congress in Moscow in 1869, Moscow, 1871, t. II); "church singing now" ( "Moscow News, 1876, N 48). In the first of them he is a supporter of unison singing, as a very majestic, and most touching true-bearing ecclesiastical. - See. Anton Transfiguration, "Paul Maksimovich Vorotnikov and his articles on the church singing" ( "Russian Musical Newspaper", 1902, N 41, 44, here are autobiographical note and a letter to the priest Vorotnikova D. Razumovsky); In. Metals "Essay on the history of the Orthodox church music in Russia (Moscow, 1900); M. Lisitsyn, "Modern and Contemporary church music (" Music and Singing ", 1903). G. T.