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5. Coregraphic Arts Education from the Intercultural Perspective

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Theatre, dancing and singing are arts born out of a common body that share the same idea and means of expression - the human body, these arts manifesting through the most important condition - the artist. The openings exhibited in the theatrical space, spiritless in some people, pragmatic in others, pass on the intimate message of dancing: substance, essence, density.

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5. Enescu at Bălți: History and Contemporaneity

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In the many musicological researches on the encyclopedic creation of the genius Enescu, a very important aspect - the mass distribution of the great violin art - is less reflected. The present investigation fills in this gap by describing the concertistic and charity activity that George Enescu carried out in Bălţi in the interwar period. In Bălţi, this phenomenon is valorized and George Enescu’s name is immortalized by being conferred to the Children’s Music School only after about 80 years, in 1994. From this moment on, a whole array of cultural and artistic and educational activities begins to unfold, the apex of which consists of three editions of the “George Enescu” Festival-Contest where students - musicians from the pre-university artistic education schools - as well as notorious personalities in the interpretative and pedagogical-artistic field from Moldova and Romania compete.

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6. The Interdisciplinary Dimension of the Vocalchoral Culture of the Pupil in the Music School

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Process in the context of the vocal-choral culture of the students of the music school. The concept of interdisciplinary is considered as a symbiosis of two or more academic disciplines in the formation of the vocal-choral culture of pupils in the musical-artistic field. In this case, interdisciplinary occurs in integrating the knowledge, capabilities and aptitudes formed, taking into account significant specific factors. Thus, the interdisciplinary approach is carried out through such disciplines as solfeggio, history of music, instrument, ensemble, but also the integration into the vocal-choral of the method of interiorizing the music through the philosophical, musical and psycho-pedagogical aspects.

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7. Advocating the Poetics of Sound in the Cycle Les Nuits d´Été by Hector Berlioz

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By consulting monographies, musicological studies, specialty articles about the personality of romantic musician Hector Berlioz and implicitly linked to the relevance of his significant opera, one discovers researchers’ constant preoccupation for historical, stylistic, analytical, hermeneutical comments upon aspects related to established scores (the Fantastic, Harold in Italy symphonies, dramatic legend The Damnation of Faust, dramatic symphony Romeo and Juliet, the Requiem, etc.). Out of his compositions, it is remarkable that the cycle Les nuits d´été was rarely approached from a musicological point of view, despite the fact that it is an important opus, which inaugurates the genre of the orchestral lied at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of last century. In this study, we set out to compose as complete as possible an image of this work, both from an analytic-stylistic point of view by stressing the text-sound correspondences and, above all, from the perspective of its reception at a didactic level, by promoting the score in the framework of listening sessions commented upon as part of the discipline of the history of music. In what follows, I shall argue that the cycle of orchestral lieder Les nuits d´été by Hector Berlioz represents a work of equal importance to established opera.

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8. Possible Approaches to the Concept of Collaborative Teaching in the “Music Analysis” Course. Benefits and Challenges

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The concept of Collaborative Teaching is one of the innovative approaches to learning, which has changed the view of traditional teaching methods by involving two or more teachers in training a single group. The process involves a variety of flexible teaching methods that meet the learning needs of all students, while developing their communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity skills. Artistic education in the university environment contains two main biases, theoretical and practical (performance), which are divergent in the way of manifestation and collaboration between teachers. The applicability of the concept of Co-Teaching in performance is relatively intuitive, with a sporadic concretisation and no visible results in students' evolution. As regards the theoretical part of the musicians, the collaboration in the teaching process could be an important tool for correlating the information obtained at different disciplines in different fields (harmony, counterpoint, music history, folklore, aesthetics, stylistics, music theory, music analysis, etc.), but also to actively acknowledge the importance of a complex vision on the formation of a complete musician.

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9. An Analysis of the Vocal Ensembles from the Opera “I Puritani” by Vincenzo Bellini

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I Puritani is the masterpiece that crowned the creation of the Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini, being remarked and appreciated for the richness of his melodicity and profound symbols filled with the inspiration and creativity of a creator. This was the last of the ten works composed by Bellini, whose disappearance was premature, at only 33 years, but the passion and talent with which he created revealed a work dominated by essence and emotion, which establishes a close connection between chant and the poetic text, providing new expressive valences to the lyrical universe. The extremely difficult and demanding vocal writing raises serious challanges, the Bel-canto style meaning not only a “beautiful chant” but also a difficult texture, a certain specific phrasing and a spread of spectacular acute tones.

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Education: 1. Creativity and Problem Finding/Solving in Art

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Creativity is a complex process that invites to action, both the conscious and the unconscious mind. The work proposed by us puts into question a new aspect of the process of creativity: finding and solving problems, inserting the cognitive and ideational elements into the artistic creative process. Artistic personality represents a complex interaction between diverse psychological factors: intellectual (lateral, creative-thinking and convergent thinking) and nonintellectual factors (temperament, character, motivation, affectivity, abyssal factors, special aptitudes). To these are added also, the biological factors (heredity, age, gender, mental health) and social factors (economical condition, historical epoch, socio-cultural conditions). In the same time, the artist's success also appears to be linked to his ability to find and solve new problems in artistic themes, to his ability to correctly formulate questions, and then to find original, genuine answers. This paper explains the link between the multitude of solved problems and the artistic success.

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Education: 10. Implementation of Formative – Innovative Praxeology in Artistic Education: The Topical Desideratum

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Modern education, especially the artistic one, has a stringent need of an innovative praxeology, which, unlike the receptive praxeology, does not take over the rough theoretical and methodological approaches, but obliges the practitioner to gather from the available sources only the ideas of perceived essences, so that later to come before pupils with new actional options. Such a praxeology becomes more than just a practical act, because it puts the teacher in the role of interim manager function between theory and practice. In this hypostasis, the practitioner fully corresponds to praxeologic rigors, which are reduced to the specifics of the logistic design and achievement of artistic action.

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Education: 11. Artistic Education, A Promoter for the Development of School Creativity from the Intercultural Perspective

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The main aims of artistic education are almost similar in all European countries. Almost all countries mention “artistic skills, knowledge and understanding”, “critical appreciation”, “cultural heritage”, “individual expression/identity”, “cultural diversity” and “creativity” as objectives. However, “arts and permanent learning/interest” are mentioned only in 15 curricula. The various initiatives and recommendations for the development of artistic and cultural education in European countries are based on information on the establishment of national organizations and networks to promote artistic education and the development of partnerships between schools, artistic/cultural organizations and artists. Cultural identity as well as the development of creativity are a priority through such approaches.

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Education: 12. Artistic Education / Education Through Art in Contemporary School from a Transdisciplinary Perspective

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Pupils are interested in concrete problems they are faced with in everyday life and looking explanations and practical solutions to these problems. To identify issues related to the transdiciplinary dimension of music education we shall investigate the concepts of disciplinary, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, these being the four arrows of a single bow: the bow of knowledge.

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