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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2019) 72 (3): 665–718.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Siv B. Lie Based on the music of legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt, jazz manouche is a popular genre that emerged during the late twentieth century. This article examines the historical development of jazz manouche in relation to ideologies about ethnoracial identity in France. Jazz manouche...
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2012) 65 (2): 463–509.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Katharine Ellis In 1899, six years after Gounod's death, his Provençal opera Mireille (1864) suddenly became a focal point for regionalist celebration and debate in the South of France. It also, in a paradoxical sense, came “home” to Arles—a town that the original poem's author, Frédéric Mistral...
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2008) 61 (3): 541–581.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Eric Drott From the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, free jazz was the subject of considerable public interest in France. The present article examines the conditions that fueled enthusiasm for American avant-garde jazz, focusing on the politicization of discourse surrounding the ‘new thing.’ Critics...