The periodical ‘Problems of Ethnomusicology’ is the first in Russia specialized journal devoted to the problems of ethnomusicology. It was founded by  the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music where the Scientific center of traditional musical culture has been working since 1958. The Center is considered to be the leading scientific institution in Russia in the sphere of ethnomusicology.
Scholars of the Centre are famous for their fundamental academic studies of Russian musical folk art, for structural analysis of folk songs and instrumental tunes, for their  long-term experience in field  research  in different regions of Russia and other countries. 
Renowned Russian scientists in the field of ethnomusicology make up the editorial board of the periodical.
The journal is published in Russian. Annotations to articles, key words, information about the authors are given in Russian and English.
The scientific periodical.

Thematic field: Academic. Ethnomusicology, history and theory of musical folklore, traditional musical сulture of peoples of the world, interdisciplinary research in the field of ethnology, problems of preserving traditional culture.

Editor in chief  — Larisa Belogurova

ISSN 2304 — 9723

The certificate of registration ПИ № ФС77-49575 of 26.04.2012,
issued by Federal service on supervision in the sphere of communication, information tekhnologiy of mass communications.

Founder and publisher of the magazine — Gnessin Russian Academy of Music (RAM)