Mediamuzyka. 2014;(3)


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Journal Title: Mediamuzyka

ISSN: 2226-6143 (Online)

Publisher: Mediamusic, LLC

LCC Subject Category: Music and books on Music

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian, English

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Dubovtceva Ludmila I. (Musical Commentator of Radio Mayak, 1968-2008, Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The article is based on years of practical experience, the author highlights the main radio genres in which music correspondent, music reviewer, music commentator, and music leading and a disc jockey work. Theoretical principles of their creative activities are analyzed in common journalistic genres, such as interview, reportage, talk show, live broadcast, radiofilm, as well as specialized genres like concert on demand and music competition. Journalist’ speech is seen as a logical element, the incoming with music in art-structural relationships. However, it does not become the predominant sound layer and aims to harmonious correlation or local penetration into music opus. In addition, important links in music journalism are defined the auxiliary "offscreen" editor's job and keeping the original sound archive. The author cites a number of own work examples on the air.