The Genre of the Concerto for Bayan with Orchestra in Russian Music: the Problems of Orchestral Style

Alexander E. Lebedev


Special attention is given in the article to the issues of the interaction between the bayan and the symphony orchestra. The problem of balance of functions in orchestras is examined, as well as the peculiarities of the timbre interaction between the soloist and the orchestra, as well as the various orchestral groups. The main differences in the textural organization of the symphony orchestra and the orchestra of Russian folk instruments are defined.

Keywords: bayan, concerto, orchestra, texture, timbre, Chaykin, Myaskov, Repnikov

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