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Unformatted text preview: new quality of lyrical emotions; indirect, continuing, and intellectualized. Also dramatic type of contrast and corresponding type of thematic advancement was newly developed by Shastakovich’s influence. Aida finished her lecture by bringing in Shastakovich’s fluids; modality and polyphony. The key points of Shastakovich’s modality are the smooth contact between two modal systems, prevalence of diatonic modes, and tendency to diminished modes. The key point of his polyphony was linearism and monadic nature of Azerbaijani Music. The lecture was definitely a new experience for me since I was never interested in music and how it developed in different cultures. But this lecture was interesting and Professor Aida Huseynova did great job by actually showing the videos and letting the audience hear the music....
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- Spring '08
- Music, Musical scale, Modality, Professor Aida Huseynova, azerbaijani music, Gara Garayev