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The Journal of Musicology (2018) 35 (3): 336–367.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of any elite or “highbrow” musical culture, composers shared the aim of reaching a mass audience. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 middlebrow Shostakovich socialist realism Symphony no. 5 Myaskovsky Was Soviet Music Middlebrow? Shostakovich s Fifth Symphony...
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The Journal of Musicology (2008) 25 (4): 473–502.
Published: 01 October 2008
...-funded cultural organizations like the Féédéération Musicale Populaire and inspired by tremendous interest in the Soviet cultural model. These political circumstances welcomed the techniques of socialist realism in France under the Popular Front, but Soviet aesthetics were creatively appropriated to...
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The Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (1): 44–84.
Published: 01 January 2009
... socialists to reconcile modernist techniques with their understanding of socialism undermine basic divisions between communism and capitalism, complicity and dissent, and socialist realism and western modernism. ©© 2009 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2009 Paul...
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The Journal of Musicology (2017) 34 (3): 354–390.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... L. Lloyd, mass culture, the nascent New Left, gender, and the aesthetics of social realism (distinct from the project of Soviet socialist realism), I argue that early radio ballads were nostalgic panegyrics for the integrity of working-class identity in the face of unprecedented socio-economic...
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The Journal of Musicology (2013) 30 (4): 530–576.
Published: 01 October 2013
... into a distinctly Soviet blend. This thematization of music is enhanced by the nature of the film musical, whose stylistic reliance on music as a bridge between real and ideal worlds embodies the aesthetic demands of Socialist Realism. Furthermore, the film can be understood as an instance of what film...
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The Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (2): 205–239.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Lisa Jakelski Poland's post-1956 cultural liberalizations sat uneasily in the midst of a Cold War binary that equated avant-gardism with artistic freedom and socialist realism with aesthetic coercion. During 1960––61, Polish composers and critics debated the seeming paradox of official support in...
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The Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (1): 85–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Stravinsky debates gives us occasion to examine his earliest musical compositions and the political opinions he would express with increasing ideological fervor in the 1950s. Although in verbal pronouncements he supported socialist realism, Nigg's rare and complex use of a French folk tune in his 1954 Piano...
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Journal of Musicology (2020) 37 (2): 231–266.
Published: 11 May 2020
... the genre as an early example of the socialist realist aesthetics that would become central to Polish musical discussions in 1949 and has focused on its role in dissem- inating communist ideology.8 Lissa s interest in the genre, however, pre- dated the advent of Polish socialist realism, and she began...
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Journal of Musicology (2020) 37 (2): 158–196.
Published: 11 May 2020
... present in music historiography, see Ronald L. Byrnside, Musical Impressionism: The Early History of the Term, Musical Quarterly 66 (1980): 522 37; Leon Botstein, Beyond the Illusions of Realism: Painting and Debussy s Break with Tradition, in Debussy and His World, ed. Jane F. Fulcher (Princeton, NJ...
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Journal of Musicology (2019) 36 (4): 437–463.
Published: 01 October 2019
... but, on the contrary, renewing empiricism (231). Indeed, Latour argues that his aim is the cultivation of a stubbornly realist attitude to speak like William James but a realism dealing with what I will call matters of concern, not matters of fact (231). While my argument goes in a different...
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The Journal of Musicology (2019) 36 (1): 96–129.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Symphony Sixth Piano Sonata empathy gender clusters hammers Rodari Socialist Realism Union of Soviet Composers Shostakovich Khrennikov Galina Ustvolskaya Outside, Inside, and Beyond Music History SIMON MORRISON In 2013 Russian composer and political activist Georgiy Dorokhov reflected on the...
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The Journal of Musicology (2018) 35 (3): 295–335.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Present Day ), this substantial and lavishly produced volume documents the aesthetics of opera during the Third Reich through its profiles of sixty-two composers, more than 250 design drawings and photographs, prose essays on drama and staging, and an extensive works list. The National Socialist alignment...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 271–276.
Published: 01 July 2016
... an oppressive state is the deni- gration of compositions written and revised in response to the dominant aesthetic of Socialist Realism or the exploration of such works for possi- ble dissident subtexts in order to make the work more palatable for a western (i.e., democratic-capitalist) audience. The...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 277–331.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 2016 censorship Socialist Realism Soviet opera Soviet Union Stalinism Negotiating Historical Truth Art, Authority, and Iurii Shaporin s The Decembrists LEAH GOLDMAN One Saturday in 1925 following an afternoon among creative friends, Soviet composer Iurii Shaporin began work on his first...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 362–400.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of Socialist Realism. For example, as Peter Schmelz has documented, com- posers and performers during the Thaw developed an unofficial concert scene, in which they played works that explored avant-garde techniques.4 In ballet, there was a similar break with the aesthetic dictates of the Stalinist...
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 401–431.
Published: 01 July 2016
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The Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2016
... genre the flat, cardboard landscape of Socialist Realism p. 56); Nicholas Cook mentions the urban landscape outside (p. 86) shown in a music video; Karol Berger, writing of Hans Ju¨rgen Syberberg s 1982 film Parsifal, describes the scenic landscape (p. 182) that turns out to be Wagner s death...
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The Journal of Musicology (2014) 31 (3): 354–393.
Published: 01 July 2014
... composition of the Stalinist era. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Nikolay Myaskovsky Socialist Realism Soviet compositional styles Soviet symphonism Western reception history of Soviet music Nikolay Myaskovsky and the Regimentation of Soviet Composition: A...
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The Journal of Musicology (2013) 30 (4): 577–620.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Sergei Prokofiev Socialist Realism Soviet music Joseph Stalin Prokofiev and the Myth of the Father of Nations: The Cantata Zdravitsa VLADIMIR ORLOV As far as I know, you are working on the role of Stalin. How do you visualize him? [ . . . ] [Alexei] Diky was silent. Stalin pressed him. Tall? No...
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The Journal of Musicology (2011) 28 (4): 464–497.
Published: 01 October 2011
... girl, with a second, unnamed girl Astaire s feckless partner added to the cast. The use of White Christmas in the final reel showed the unique technical possibilities of sound film to create a novel brand of psychological realism. Watching the screening of her and Astaire s version of White...