world of human culture is rich and diverse.
This diversity provides harmonization and organic co-existence
of folks and original communities. Cultural pluralism is
linked with democratization of societies. It creates environment
for cultural exchange and expands opportunities. It guarantees
freedom to express opinions, plurality of mass media, multilingual
approaches, equal access to artistic, technical, and scientific
knowledge, including digital one.
digital technology, Internet is one of the most efficient
tools to optimize environment. It has huge communicative
potential – interactivity. It allows to write and to think
without frameworks of national context.
This feature of communication channel has a number
of advantages, as compared to traditional ones. They are
incredible simplicity and accessibility;
combination of textual information and
other multimedia elements;
diverse opportunities to interchange various
information (discussions, conferences, etc.);
integral nature of informational source.
Opportunity to pass through various informational sources.
unlimited opportunities, the net initiated creation of new
type scientific magazines. It was combination of traditional
magazines with net access. This environment significantly
extents traditional function of scientific and specific
magazines, but do not change it. They became the guarantors
of equal access to informational resources. Analyses of
existing international informational e-magazines revealed
data is centralized and updated at server’s
target audience could see the most actual
sites (according to choice and interest) from own computers,
without cost for distribution;
authors – participants of international
on-line magazines could actively interchange and easily
re-address their publications through integrated system
cultural, and other e-magazines represent significant quantity
of western European countries in Internet. Unfortunately,
Trans-Caucasian, Middle Asian, Russian, and Mongolian musicologist
communities did not initiate e-edition of multimedia magazine
till the moment. Thereby, they deprived themselves of opportunity
to consolidate their efforts for democratization, search
to preserve national property, integration to the world
allocate the magazine in Internet space would fill up existing
vacuum. It would assist to expand informational field in
the net. Moreover, according to preliminary opinion of future
international editorial staff, magazine name “Harmony” entirely
meets project’s idea. The essence of this idea is to dialectically
unite opposite views, opinions, and scientific hypothesis.
Its humanity and tolerant approach would make a bridge of
mutual understanding, partnership, and create organic composition:
Harmony – Humanity.
Purpose of the magazine: to consolidate efforts of scientists,
experts in humanitarian knowledge, and to create Internet
community to carry out Human Rights for free access to information.
Tasks of the
free access to entire texts of scientific, musical, cultural
and educational edition with relevant search system and
current and archive documents, results of scientific researches
and ideas, available in free access of the Net, on agreement
net-community of scientists as social category of equal
significantly access and utility of scientific and educational
literature, to increase scientific productivity, to catalyze
interdisciplinary integration of communities, knowledge
and ideas in the humanities (musicology, cultural and religious
and make accessible new technologies to create e-magazines;
great potential in dissemination process, not only for participants-countries,
but for whole Net-space;
boundless opportunities of self-realization, considering
Human rights specifies in Article 27 of Human Rights Declaration,
and articles 13 and 15 of International Pact on economic,
social, and cultural rights.
convenient and cheep net-edition, with possibility to load
texts from Net;
creative and publishing activity related to paperless information;
of the magazine
magazine would include the following headings:
1. Heritage articles devoted to preserve cultural heritage
and impart it to future generation
2. Actual Problems of Musicology - articles devoted to methodology
and modern methods to analyze music, innovation processes
and technologies, related to music culture and culture in
3. Source Study articles, comments and interpreting of musical
literature monuments, translation of original texts.
4. Computed Technologies in Culture articles devoted to
analyze software for Net culture and Arts.
5. Religion and Music articles on music significance in
6. Ethnomusicology researches and problems of traditional
music in its variety.
7. International News on music life of countries-participants
with following sections:
a. Creative Activity (biographies of composers, scientists,
b. Mastery (reviews of concerts, festivals, competitions)
c. Bibliography, Discography (annotations for printing
Note: the headings could be changed in edition process,
taking into account opinions of International Editorial
should send their articles to international magazine “Harmony”
by e-mail to editorial office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Articles could be submitted by international editorial staff
or initiated by the author himself. Editorial staff entertains
both original, previously published articles, and new ones.
Articles could be written in Russian or English. Submitted
articles could be supplied with hypertexts, including audio,
video, and photo files that could not be included into traditional
part of the article should be submitted in WORD program and contain the following:
- Full name of the author;
- Company, occupations, degrees and academic status;
- Contact telephone, fax (with code), e-mail;
- Text should be written in Times New Roman, 12pt, and interval
and graphs should be submitted as separate files. Formats JPG and PDF are allowed.
Delivery: Articles could be delivered either
directly to editorial office (files on floppy dicks) or
Address: 98 Sh. Badalbeyli Street, Opera
Studio, 3rd floor,
Baku, 370014, Azerbaijan.
Telephones: (+99412) 93-23-02, 98-43-70,
Reviewing and publication: Editorial Council would review and discuss
received articles according to mandatory order. This process
is confidential. Articles accepted to publication would
be placed at WEB-server of the magazine in next issue.
Submitting their articles, authors give their consent for publication
in “Harmony” magazine. All e-documents, issued in the magazine
are protected by legislation. All copyrights are preserved.
should independently control their wrights for reproduction
or translation of articles, published in the magazine. Any
changes, additions, copying of articles’ fragment are allowed
only for scientific researches, but not for commercial purposes.
Reproduction of articles in other editions, whether printed
or electron ones, should be agreed with authors of original
cultural magazine “Harmony” is e-edition. It is protected
by copyrights and guaranteed by the Azerbaijan Republic
Law “On Copyrights and Adjacent Rights”.
Reference to the magazine address is mandatory http://harmony.musigi-dunya.az .
Editorial staff of “Harmony” magazine is not responsible for views,
expressed by the authors.