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On the aesthetic results of folklore interpretation

Keywords: folk song, professional music, transformation of folklore, style
Language: In Latvian

The article focuses on transformation of folklore in the creative activity of Latvian composers during different periods of time. It has been traced how the content of national music is transformed in regard of the music style of the epoch and the composer’s individuality. The great diversity of folklore content interception in Latvian professional music from its origins to the late 20th century has been analysed.