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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2020; 731177–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2020.73.1.177
Published: 01 April 2020
... such “musical mimophony” made its way into opera via the Italian reception of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's melodrama about a statue come to life, Pygmalion (p. 76). Along this pathway also traveled a song style based on the rhythms of speech, conceived as a revival of the voice of the ancient bard. These...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2020; 7311–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2020.73.1.1
Published: 01 April 2020
... France, from where he requested a state contribution toward hiring new artists and renting new scores in Paris. 36 After his travels, Gallenberg brought Rossini's Paris operas to Vienna, where they premiered at the Kärntnertortheater between the end of 1829 and 1831. 37 The latest works by Auber...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2020; 73195–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2020.73.1.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... passage and several others suggest that Jacobus was writing at a time when the ars nova was hardly new. And yet the earliest ars nova theory dates from 1319, while the completion of the Speculum musice is often placed in the mid-1320s or ca. 1330. Since the Speculum cites a range of ars nova treatises...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723936–938 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.936
Published: 01 December 2019
... in twentieth-century France and francophone Africa. She is the recipient of a Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting Student Travel Award (2019) and Princeton s Roy Dickinson Welch Graduate Fellowship in Music. JEREMIAH DAVENPORT is Official Drag Historian of the Austin International Drag...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723825–865 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.825
Published: 01 December 2019
... Sichtbares und Hörbares zusammen, komponiert man es, so ist ein Kunstwerk entstanden”). 3. Holtz drew from a preestablished iconography of African American popular entertainers that had been in circulation in Europe for at least five decades. By the late nineteenth century, David Ciarlo writes...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723607–611 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.607
Published: 01 December 2019
... preestablished iconography of African American popular entertainers … had been in circulation in Europe for at least five decades.” 6 Morrison observes that this iconography was based on blackface minstrelsy, “the first popular entertainment export from the United States to travel internationally, as troupes...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723665–718 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.665
Published: 01 December 2019
... . Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012 . Liégeois, Jean-Pierre . “Naissance du pouvoir tsigane.” Revue française de sociologie 16 , no. 3 ( 1975 ): 295 – 316 . Liégeois, Jean-Pierre . Roma, Gypsies, Travellers . Translated by Sinéad ni Shuinéar . Strasbourg : Council of Europe...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723781–823 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.781
Published: 01 December 2019
... Provincial?” 25. Ibid., 12–13. 26. The Eileen Southern Travel Fund sponsored by the American Musicological Society's Committee on Cultural Diversity, as well as the recent Committee on Race and Ethnicity within the same society, have attempted to expand the ethnic/racial demographics of the field...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 723613–663 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.3.613
Published: 01 December 2019
... terminological ambiguity, a comprehensive study of the semantic notions of the term “Mohr” is much needed. Such a study would have to investigate a broad variety of sources, not only travel accounts and dictionary articles (Kuhlmann-Smirnov, Schwarze Europäer im Alten Reich , 84–94), but also court account...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 722581–585 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.2.581
Published: 01 August 2019
...: Traveling Opera Troupes in the United States, 1825–60 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993). 3. Monika M. Elbert, introduction to Separate Spheres No More: Gender Convergence in American Literature, 1830–1930 , ed. Monika M. Elbert (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2000), 1. See...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 722602–605 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.2.602
Published: 01 August 2019
... italiano: A History of Italian Syncopated Music 1904 1946. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. xvii, 244 pp. Cheseborough, Steve. Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues. 4th ed. Jackson, MI: University of Mississippi Press, 2018. xii, 319 pp. Chowrimootoo...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 722585–590 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.2.585
Published: 01 August 2019
..., a maid living in her master's household was even more so. If she became pregnant, she was usually cast out permanently by her family as well as her employer and lived the rest of her life as a vagrant and/or prostitute (prostitutes figure in several student and traveler accounts): this would have...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 722493–540 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.2.493
Published: 01 August 2019
... the cultural life of Egypt and Lebanon were invited on all-expenses-paid trips to the GDR to experience East German musical life firsthand. A small number of Arab musicians were invited to perform in the GDR, and numerous East German musicians traveled to the Middle East. Most significant of all were...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 722313–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.2.313
Published: 01 August 2019
... career goals, which were formulated during the late 1950s when MOR releases were among the most popular records in the music industry. This pre-Beatles era was remarkably different from the period in which Gaye rose to popularity. The majority of popular vocalists did not write their own material, nor...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2008; 613465–540 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2008.61.3.465
Published: 01 December 2008
... experience of such works and that specific examples tend to demonstrate the full contradictory and multifaceted nature of musical exoticism. I turn first to the impact of literary japonisme and travel on Eichheim and consider his aesthetic and didactic motivations. The writings of Lafcadio Hearn provided...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 721245–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.1.245
Published: 01 April 2019
... which I attend to in every detail. Again, there is dramaturgy at work: the fugue “seems to bring its own consciousness of theme to some deeper place, as though in exploration of its recesses” (p. 35). I may be traveling comfortably in my chair-vessel, but here and in ensuing descriptions of corollaries...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 721260–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.1.260
Published: 01 April 2019
... predominantly tape works of 1989 break this pattern: Mon 1789 , by East Berlin composer Georg Katzer, and Luigi Nono's La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura , a “madrigal for multiple ‘travelers’ [ caminantes ] with Gidon Kremer,” stay rooted in a restless present, while remaining resolutely modernist in...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 7211–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.1.1
Published: 01 April 2019
.... “In many cases,” Bent continued, “conditions are far worse than even the press knows. Riots and revolutions are everyday occurrences.” Of course, he had not witnessed any such “upheavals” himself, as he had avoided many destinations in his South American travels, following the advice of “those who...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2019; 721115–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2019.72.1.115
Published: 01 April 2019
... as hunting, falconry, and tourneying. 71 Aristocrats were not ensconced in their rural estates; they frequently traveled to cities. Yet it is clear from their itineraries, which often seem to have been planned around favored hunting grounds, that they preferred to spend their time in the...
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Journal of the American Musicological Society. 2018; 713856–860 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jams.2018.71.3.856
Published: 01 December 2018
... establishment to compete with rival monarchs. Case Study 4, “Renaissance Instrumentalists in the New World and Cross-Cultural Encounters,” describes how sacred music by European composers traveled across the Atlantic, fostering interaction between indigenous instrumentalists and Spanish organists and...