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Safarova Zemfira Yusif gizi
Place of Birth  
Date of Birth 10.06.1937 
Education Music Academy of Baku, musician 
Scientific degree Doctor of Art 
Title Professor 
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Music art

Uzeyir Hajibayov’s musical aesthetic conception
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Music art

Music science of Azerbaijan (XIII-XIX cc.)
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Study of Art

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Art science
Total number of scientific publications 301
Number of scientific publications printed abroad 24
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Basic scientific achievements

Studied music science for 8 years (XIII- XX centuries). Published fundamental monograph “Music science of Azerbaijan”. Laid the foundation of the Azerbaijani musical media science (source study), enriched Hajibeyov studies with new monographs and books, (translated into 12 foreign languages), published an academic edition of the composer's musical works, prepared the publication of medieval treatises "Kitabul-advar", "Sharafiyah (XIII c.)" by S. Urmavi, Fatullah Shirvani's "Music Code" (XV c.) "Visukhil-argam" (XIX century) MM Navvaba, compiled and published a dictionary of ancient musical terms. She published a monograph on the master of mugham J. Karyaghdyoghlu (on Azeri and Russian languages.) According to the data presented in the author's books, old musical instruments were restored. On the restored musical instrument the melody of XIII century was sounded (by S.Urmavi) is in the author's interpretation.

The author of the project and many articles, the scientific editor of the publication of the multi-volume "History of Azerbaijan Music".

Names of scientific works

1.  "Music Science of Azerbaijan" (XIII-XX centuries), Baku, 1998 (second edition, 2006)

2. "Musical and aesthetic views of Uzeyir Hajibeyov", Moscow, 1973.

3. Theoretical and aesthetic problems in the work of Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Baku, 1985.

4. Kara Karayev - " Scientific and publicist  heritage", Baku, 1988.

5. Musical science of Azerbaijan, Baku, 2013.

6. M.M. Navvab. The booklet of Vuzuhul-Arqam  Baki, 1989

7. Safiyaddin Urmavi. Baku, 1995

8. Abdul Gadir Maraghayi. Baku,1997

9. Ancient musical terms dictionary, Baku, 1997

10. "Immortality", Baku, 2010. (in Azerbaijani, Russian and English)

11. "The prophet of Oriental music", Baku, 2008. in Russian, 2011.

12. Turkic world music star Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Ankara, 2016.

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Membership with international and foreign scientific organizations  
Pedagogical activity

3 years

Other activities Chairman of the Supreme Attestation Commission on Architecture and Art attached in President of Azerbaijan
Awarding and prizes

1. Honored Art Figure of Azerbaijan

2. Honored Scientist of Azerbaijan

3. Laureate of "Humay" award

4. The best patriotic scientist gold medal

5. "Gold" pen award

6. "Flag of Azerbaijan" prize

7. "The Popular Intelligent People" Award

8. Uzeyir Hajibeyli's Award of ANAS

9. "The Science of the Year" award

10. Honorary Diploma of ANAS
Place of work and its address Institute of Architecture and Art of ANAS, AZ1073, 115, H.Javid ave., Baku city, Azerbaijan
Position Head of the Department of Music History and Theory
Office phone (+994 12) 5393494
Mobil (+994 50) 3958824 
Home phone (+994 12) 5103009