Genre and stylistic features of the structure and dynamics of the development of modern Uzbek pop music


Uzbek pop music
mass music
pop music
rock music

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Amanova, N. (2019) “Genre and stylistic features of the structure and dynamics of the development of modern Uzbek pop music”, Eurasian music science journal. Tashkent, Uzbekistan, (1), pp. 109–135. doi: 10.52847/EAMSJ/vol_2019_issue_1/A6.


The study is devoted to genre-style structure and dynamics of development of modern Uzbek pop music. The process of identifying the structure was carried out by mathematical analysis of 1893 rotated music compositions according to the "playlists" of FM radio stations and "Internet charts" for the period from 1991 to 2018. There are three stages of modern pop music of Uzbekistan, which reflect the dynamics of genres and styles of Uzbek pop music and allow to predict their future development. The first (adaptation, 1991-1998) period was studied by the material of playlists, rotated 362 compositions for 1997-1998. It is key to our analysis, because it reflects the processes of change in the country and is a period of adaptation and, at times, chaotic change of interests, both performers and listeners. The second period (formation) is 1999-2008. Exploring the next decade on the material of the playlists, which is rotated 626 compositions in 2007-2008, we tried to trace the process of organizing and stabilizing the genre and stylistic structure of the Uzbek platform. The third period (development) covers 2009-2018. Studying this decade on the material of the Uzbek Internet charts, 905 songs for 2017-2018, we tried to trace the process of integration and development of genre and style structure of the Uzbek stage.


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