On June 17 the National Library of the Udmurt Republic and the Udmurt Republic’s Library for the Blind are taking part in the scientific-practical conference for academic, musical and municipal libraries "A Celebration of Tchaikovsky" held as part of II International Music Festival named after P. I. Tchaikovsky in Klin.
The festival scheduled for 13-23 June 2016 is organized by the Government and the Ministry of Culture of Moscow Oblast and the Administration of Klin District. It will be participated by famous Russian performers Yuri Bashmet, Denis Matsuev, Dmitry Bertman, Alexander Rudin, Konstantin Khabensky, Anatoly Bely and some others.
The practical-scientific conference for librarians will discuss the following issues: P. I. Tchaikovsky’s musical heritage in the Russian libraries collections; rare and valuable editions, bibliographic guides, electronic resources and full-text documents about the composer; Tchaikovsky’s historical sites; his literary tastes and acquaintances; libraries’ experience in popularizing P. I. Tchaikovsky’s heritage.
Librarian of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic Elena E. Anisimova will remotely present the bibliographic multimedia guide "Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Udmurtia" issued in 2015 to the 175th anniversary of the composer. The materials comprising the bibliography are grouped by sections related to Pyotr Ilyich’s genealogy, his family and acquaintances, the composer’s heritage, his honoring in Udmurtia and memorial musical events. Additionally, the publication comprises the index of names of authors and personalities; full descriptions of books listed in the bibliography and listings of musical, theatre and choreographic performers – participants of the music festival "In Tchaikovsky's Motherland", 1958-2014. Two virtual exhibitions (of paintings and graphic works) – "P. I. Tchaikovsky in Udmurtia" and "The Seasons. Nature of Udmurtia" serve as an illustrative material for the electronic version of the bibliography.
Head of Publishing Division of the Library for the Blind Tatiana N. Dmitrieva will present the publications on P. I. Tchaikovsky’s life and heritage adapted to the needs of visually impaired people.