On April 11, 2016 in the State Glinka Museum of culture the conference took place that was dedicated to the new large scale venture of the Russian Union of Music and the State foundation in support of the authors’ rights Golden fund of Russian Symphonic music. XX-XXI century. In the course of the discussion, A. Krichevsky (General manager of the R. U. M.) Svetlana Tairova (General manager and Editor in chief of the Compozitor (SPb) Publishing house), V. Zaderatsky (Chairman of the R.U.M. musicologists’ guild) and A. Sladkovsky, Chief conductor and art director of the Tatarstan State orchestra expressed their opinions on the subject. The famous St. Petersburg composer S. Slonimsky unfortunately could not participate in person, however he gave an interview (video link below) where elaborated at length on the new project.
The project that was conceived by S. Tairova and initiated by St.Petersburg Composers’ Guild will have an enormous impact on the Russian music. Its core is in providing professionally prepared and published sheet music material (orchestra parts) of the most prominent symphonic works of the XX-XXI century to the Russian orchestras all over the country. Thus any Russian orchestra would be able to approach R.U.M. with the request and will receive a digital copy of the material (with the only condition that it exists at the moment) .
Till the end of the year R.U.M. intends to publish 5 works of the prominent Russian composers of the XX century:
- 10th Symphony by N. Myaskovsky, - 1st Symphony by A. Lokshin,
- Concertos by V. Zaderatsky,
- Dante – symphony by B. Tischenko and
- Flute concerto by A. Eshpay.