• Romeo Smilkov Faculty of Musical Pedagogue, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts - Plovdiv
Keywords: Dimiter Nenov, Bulgarian music culture, vocal-instrumental music, clavier performances, transcriptions


Vocal-instrumental music of Bulgarian composer Dimiter Nenov is impotent genres sphere in your creation and in Bulgarian music. With the appearance of his songs (also and these of P. Vladigerov and L. Pipkov) is place the beginning of new lap in development of genre. The high position in vocal lyric is determinate from the role in form end development of Nenov’s compositions style in end of 20-th years and the beginning of 30-th years of XX Century.
One of vocal-instrumental works that outline this new direction is „The Holy Mother” for soprano and piano, poem by Elisaveta Bagryana.
The symbol place of „The Holy Mother” is determinates from her “appearance” in period of transition in vocal music, also and complete creation of the composer.
The composition for voice and piano – „The Holy Mother” (1930) is masterpiece Bulgarian and Europian vocal lyric. He is one from clavier-instrumental works by Dimiter Nenov, created around and after 1930 year, that are deep live through, classic works of master composer.
At pawn in this vocal-clavier piece polygenres codes are grounds for existence the creature of transcriptions about the work. Author’s piano variant of song is repeated clavier performances by Dimiter Nenov in concerts stage in Bulgaria and abroad.
There exists transcriptions for choirs, also and composed by the author of report (Romeo Smilkov) transcription for solo piano, like second part from Solo piano Triptych according to Songs for soprano and piano: І „Vespers” (1934); ІІ „The Holy Mother” (1930); ІІІ „The Forester” (Waiting of the God blessed Night) by Dimiter Nenov (1902-1953). (Plovdiv, PU „Paisij Hilendarsky”, 1992).
 „The Holy Mother” for voice and piano (1930) is one from representative works for vocal lyric by D. Nenov;
 The piece is includes in impotent (key) moment of development of the author;
 The work is significant about researches and achieves by author original composers handwriting and Bulgarian, national music style.
This gives reason „The Holy Mother” for voice and piano (1930) to be defines like one from sign works, that marks passage to creative ripeness of Bulgarian composer-clavier virtuoso Dimiter Nenov not only in vocal, but also in piano music, and in other music genres.


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How to Cite
Smilkov, R. (2018). „THE HOLY MOTHER” FOR SOPRANO AND PIANO (1930) – ONE OF SIGN WORKS OF BULGARIAN COMPOSER-KLAVIER VIRTUOSO DIMITER NENOV. Knowledge International Journal, 22(6), 1664 - 1669. Retrieved from https://ikm.mk/ojs/index.php/KIJ/article/view/2863