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DOI: 10.26855/oajer.2022.09.005

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The Influence of Democratic Thought on the Creation of Russian National Opera in the Romantic Period—Taking Glinka, "The Powerful Group" and Tchaikovsky as Examples

Mingyuan Xu

Qilu University of Technology, Jinan, Shandong, China.

*Corresponding author: Mingyuan Xu

Published: September 22,2022 How to cite this paper

Abstract

Since its birth in Italy, opera has spread rapidly in the European continent represented by France, Britain and Germany. After the influence of the social and cultural background of the Baroque period and the classical period, as well as the successive explorations of artists from all over the world Under the creation, the operas of various countries have gradually formed their own distinct style characteristics, and opera has become one of the most popular and influential artistic genres. Although Russian opera started and developed relatively late, with the wide spread of capitalist progressive thoughts in Western Europe and the vigorous development of democratic movements, Russia's national consciousness has gradually awakened, and Russian nationalist opera has been established under the continuous exploration and creation of composers. His own unique creative style and spiritual connotation. The introduction of revolutionary democracy, critical realism and other very democratic and progressive ideas at that time deeply influenced the creative ideas of outstanding Russian composers. The composers represented by Scyth have created a series of classic works with the spirit of democracy and a clear tendency of realism. These works with democratic and progressive ideas have also greatly enriched and developed Russian national opera.

KEYWORDS: Russian Opera, Nationalism, Realism, Democratism

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How to cite this paper

Mingyuan Xu. The Influence of Democratic Thought on the Creation of Russian National Opera in the Romantic Period—Taking Glinka, "The Powerful Group" and Tchaikovsky as Examples. OA Journal of Education Research, 2022, 1(3), 157-161.


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