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The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 343354–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.3.354
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ross Cole Focusing on a series of pioneering radio ballads produced for the BBC between 1958 and 1961 by Ewan MacColl, Charles Parker, and Peggy Seeger, this article explores representations of industrial working-class culture in folksongs of the radical Left. Situating such work in relation to A...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372231–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.231
Published: 11 May 2020
...J. Mackenzie Pierce Scholars have primarily seen the musicologist Zofia Lissa (1908–80) as a communist ideologue and key instigator of the Sovietization of Polish musical culture after World War II. An examination of materials from seven archives in three countries related to her life reveals a...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372158–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.158
Published: 11 May 2020
... multifaceted, contextually contingent concepts in postwar music criticism. They bore not only music-stylistic but also psychological, national, and racial implications, thus serving as important mechanisms through which critics could engage music in broader cultural and political debates. Even as critics...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2015; 321115–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2015.32.1.115
Published: 01 January 2015
... death of art to a cartoon of a dog-like creature brandishing a knife and poised to cut off the head of a snake above the words “GRASP THE WEAPON of CULTURE!” With their absurdist humor and heady, abstract proselytizing, these statements stand in marked contrast to the refined poise of the music of the...
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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 364464–497 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.4.464
Published: 01 October 2019
... first woman in space in 1963 epitomized the complexities of the cultural Cold War and the utopian underpinnings of the Thaw. Space, the ultimate nonaligned sphere, was a new world for the planting of real and ideological flags. At the same time, these successes were key to reimagining the ideals of...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37133–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.33
Published: 01 January 2020
... “music” as such. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 musicology ethnomusicology culture sound studies anthropology discipinarity science Divesting from Ethnomusicology AARON A. FOX It is an unusual challenge to respond critically to an author with whom you are in...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37194–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.94
Published: 01 January 2020
... Germany in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Even as he found success in Germany, many French critics dismissed Milhaud’s music as frivolous or incomprehensible, and in 1930 the Paris Opéra had yet to stage one of Milhaud’s works. In the wake of the Berlin premiere, however, the specter of German cultural...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 362228–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.2.228
Published: 01 April 2019
... culture occupied a complex position, sometimes hailed as a primary component of Ecuador’s musical heritage and sometimes dismissed as irrelevant. This article explores the music histories written by composers Pedro Pablo Traversari, Segundo Luis Moreno, and Sixto María Durán, and investigates a selection...
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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 363370–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.3.370
Published: 01 July 2019
... Calloway’s “novelty” songs acted as powerful articulations of contemporary black life during a pivotal period of Harlem culture. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Cab Calloway Harlem jazz The Cotton Club Irving Mills publicity Constructing Cab Calloway: Publicity, Race...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 352145–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.2.145
Published: 01 April 2018
... performed by female dancers in French court ballets. The groups of girls and solo young women who danced it between 1651 and 1669 invite us to reshape our narrative of the sarabande in France. Both literary references and the theatrical context reveal how the sarabande resonated with layers of culturally...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372123–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.123
Published: 11 May 2020
... them Haussmann remains embedded in Parisian cultural memory as a defining figure of nineteenth-century modernity. His exploits prompted a generation of twentieth-century Marxist-humanists, from Walter Benjamin to David Harvey, to trace urban speculative capitalism back to Second Empire Paris.2 I...
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Journal of Musicology. 2020; 372197–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.2.197
Published: 11 May 2020
... sexuality resists assimilation into structures of power, challenging cultural norms, legal conventions, and social expectations.5 For Poulenc, whose anxious affairs with men are well attested, queerness can describe the misalignment of his homosex- uality within the signifying systems of a heteronormative...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 36196–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.1.96
Published: 01 January 2019
... the hammers.” This article reviews the literature about this composer alongside scores from the beginning, middle, and end of her career, asking: Should her life and work be considered from a less empathetic perspective in order to take greater account of her craft, and to avoid the gendered, cultural...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2019; 36168–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.1.68
Published: 01 January 2019
... symphony became vehicles for exploring the high ideal of Romantic heroism. Hearing Harold as humorously ironic enables insights into Berlioz’s experience of his cultural moment and alternative readings of the impact of Byronic and Beethovenian heroism on subsequent generations of artists, while also...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 333332–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.3.332
Published: 01 July 2016
...Gleb Tsipursky Examining the history of jazz in the Soviet Union between 1948 and 1953, this essay sheds light on the role of popular music in the cultural competition of the early Cold War. While the Soviet authorities pursued a tolerant policy toward jazz during World War II because of its...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 354460–497 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.4.460
Published: 01 October 2018
... Rauch himself. In shedding light on a fascinating cultural artifact, this article offers a fresh perspective on the diplomatic potential of printed music in early modern Europe. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Andreas Rauch Emperor Ferdinand III Habsburgs musical...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 3511–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.1.1
Published: 01 January 2018
... Holy Roman Emperor’s representative to the Reichstag in Regensburg. New evidence challenges the prevailing view that the dissolution of the Taxis’s court opera marked the end of the family’s musical patronage and involvement in Regensburg’s cultural life. In the face of opposition from other Reichstag...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 3711–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.1
Published: 01 January 2020
..., Perhaps Culture Is Now the Counterculture: A Defense of the Humanities, New Republic, May 28, 2013, httpsnewrepublic.com/article/113299/leon-wieseltier-commencement-speech-brandeis -university-2013; as well as the New York Times debate, The Fate of the Humanities, November 4, 2013, www.nytimes.com...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37139–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.39
Published: 01 January 2020
... dialogue with Orientalism, had Oriental Studies remained vibrant in France and especially in Britain, had sociology become an institutional arm of the state abroad as it was at home, cultural anthropology s niche and formalization would have been different. Trouillot, Global Transformations: Anthropology...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2020; 37151–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2020.37.1.51
Published: 01 January 2020
... issue of Theory, Culture & Society;2 and (3) He´le`ne Cixous s reflections on what she calls mon Alge´riance, translated as my Algeriance, in other words these other words, displa- cing one word for another, another other for the other being precisely the point.3 But first, the provocation. What...