April 19, 2017 at the National library of Uzbekistan was held a presentation of the book “Epos va teatr” by doctor of art Sciences Oltinay Tojibaeva. The presentation was attended by art historians, theatre experts, theatre actors, students and library users.
Opening the event, head of the Department of formation of national bibliographic databases S. Rakhimova told about the work held in the National library of Uzbekistan in order to promote the culture of reading, noted the role and importance of books relating to the history of the people, the life and work of historical figures in the education of young people and congratulated the author with the publication of the book.
The moderator of the event, doctor of art Sciences O. Ibrohimov noted the aspects examined by the author in the book. “In the book “Epos va teatr” doctor of art Sciences Altinay Tojibaeva scientifically studied formed in folklore, developed in the modern literature epic dastans. The book provides accurate analyses of the architectonic similarities of the samples of epic works and theatrical stage productions,” said O. Ibrohimov.
Speaking about the state of contemporary theater art, people's artist of Uzbekistan M. Azizov noted the contribution of the art historian O. Tojibaeva in its development. “In her book she relies on analytical materials along with samples of folk art considering the sources, performance and unique side of performance skills, the national theatre means on the example of European theatre. In the book, a folk epic is explored as a source for theatrical art and its influence on the theatrical stage. Also given the scientific assessment of folk epics, folk arts performance and in the performance professional theaters,” he said, and M. Azizov told about the proposed art critic of the new versions of performances that put on stage of the Uzbek state musical drama theatre named after Mukimi.
Doctor of art Sciences I. Mukhtarov stressed a scientific approach of O. Tojibaeva to the study of the evolution of theatre, the role and function of epic art in different periods of development of theatrical art: “the work by Oltinay deeply analyzed the problem of theatrical elements in folk epics. Through scientific facts proved that the compositional structure of the epic is rooted in the manifestations of the logos and melos”.
Doctor of art Sciences, Professor M. Tillakhojaeva said, “In the book “Epos va teatr” talking about theater works based on literature and monuments of classical literature. In the study of the relationship of epic theatre noted two areas – scenic stories and dramatic narrative.” She also expressed hope that scientific and technical book “Epos va teatr” will serve as an important source in the theatre area and training tool for the younger generation, who will connect their life with theater.
The actors of the Uzbek state musical drama theatre named after Mukimi R. Ibrohimov, D. Abdualieva performed excerpts from the Opera "Layli and Majnun" (directed by M. Azizov), O. Yuldashev, Z. Umerova and D. Uzokov performed excerpts from the Opera "Takhir and Zukhra" (Directed by A. Farmonov).
The participants received answers to their questions and congratulated the author with the new book.
The press service of the National library of Uzbekistan