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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
... more complex picture of her views and of how she deployed her power. Before World War II she was a fierce advocate for both modernist aesthetics and communist politics, as well as a cutting-edge thinker about issues of social identity. World War II, which forced her to flee deep into the Soviet Union...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2013; 304530–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2013.30.4.530
Published: 01 October 2013
... ensembles eventually join forces and win the competition with a performance of the “Song about the Volga.” Though this merger of musical forces and styles seems to serve predominantly comedic purposes, the “story of a song” can also be read as a commentary on the development of music in the Soviet Union in...
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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. 2016; 333277–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.3.277
Published: 01 July 2016
... herself had been written out entirely. The negotiated process by which Polina became The Decembrists reveals much about the evolving relationship between music and power in the Soviet Union, especially in the high-stakes realm of Socialist Realist opera, in which a suitable exemplar had yet to be produced...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 312231–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.2.231
Published: 01 April 2014
... the theory, practice, and reception of his evolving “post” style. The symphony represents a unique congruence of modernism and postmodernism, nostalgia and continuity, expressed at the end of the Soviet Union, the end of the twentieth century, and what many believed to be the end of history. Completed...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2009; 262205–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2009.26.2.205
Published: 01 April 2009
... socialism”” that Włładysłław Gomułłka had engineered with the Soviet Union, an agreement by which expanded internal freedoms would be tolerated as long as no serious steps were taken to abandon state socialism in Poland. The amenability of music to such critical moves, paired with the growing international...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2009; 262133–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2009.26.2.133
Published: 01 April 2009
.... The sequence of events leading up to this occasion, including the Quartet's long-anticipated tour of the Soviet Union during the previous year, reveals Brubeck to have been not only a talented musician but a canny entrepreneur as well. By the late 1980s the cultural and political landscape had shifted...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 313354–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.3.354
Published: 01 July 2014
... (Ph.D. diss., University of Cambridge, 1999); Kiril Tomoff, Creative Union: The Professional Organization of Soviet Composers, 1939 1953 (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2006); and Simo Mikkonen, Music and Power in the Soviet 1930s: A History of Composers Bureaucracy (Lewiston N.Y.: Edwin...
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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
... article contributes to our understanding of the cultural Cold War as a lived and performed experience. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 space race Soviet Union Cold War popular music Dmitri Shostakovich Vano Muradeli Music and the Making of the Cosmonaut Everyman...
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Journal of Musicology. 2019; 364437–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2019.36.4.437
Published: 01 October 2019
..., speech, and music.15 Our Street in Havana: Two Paths for Tape Across the street from one another in the Vedado neighborhood of Havana are two archives dedicated to artistic production in Cuba. At the Unio´n de Escritores y Artistas Cubanos (UNEAC), or Cuban Writers and Artists Union, Barnet, who remains...
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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
... 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; 354535–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.4.535
Published: 01 October 2018
... Aaron Copland, had been invited on a month-long tour of the Soviet Union sponsored and organized by the U.S. State Department. Don t you think that the US govt. pretending an interest in music just to keep up with our rivals is something Carter remarked to Fromm in July 1959. He continued: I do feel...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2018; 353336–367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2018.35.3.336
Published: 01 July 2018
... audiences outside the Soviet Union would be right to approach with extreme caution. In 1939, I am grateful to the instigators of this article: Kate Guthrie and Christopher Chowrimootoo, who invited me to take part in their conference Music and the Middlebrow University of Notre Dame Global Gateway, London...
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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
... the decadent bourgeoisie of America, with its corrosive imperialistic culture; on the other, the progressive cultures of the international proletariat, with the Soviet Union in the vanguard54 Lloyd thus bequeathed a contradictory underpinning to the revival: his conceptualization of industrial...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 333271–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.3.271
Published: 01 July 2016
... Eurasia. The original call for papers intentionally left the specific choice of defining power up to individual scholars. Yet the vast majority of proposed papers focused specifically on the question of the intersection between state power and musical creativity within the context of the Soviet Union...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 333362–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.3.362
Published: 01 July 2016
... demanding a substantial monetary investment from the theatrical institutions of the Soviet Union. As the creators of Spartacus struggled to produce a successful version of the ballet, their efforts participated in the greater political and artistic debates in Soviet society that marked the period of the...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 333401–431 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.3.401
Published: 01 July 2016
... the Soviet state. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Kabalevsky Khrennikov Lina Prokofieff Shostakovich Soviet music and Soviet power Supreme Soviet Union of Soviet composers Two Serendipities: Keynoting a Conference, Music and Power RICHARD TARUSKIN The...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2016; 332232–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2016.33.2.232
Published: 01 April 2016
... a nation between the United States and the Soviet Union would complicate the still seductive binaries of Cold War cultural historiography: the state vs. the people, censorship vs. freedom each a version of us vs. them that reinscribes iron-clad division.14 Indeed, the stories from Gdan´sk s...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 313326–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.3.326
Published: 01 July 2014
... Gaub, Mikhail Glinka as Preached and Practiced in the Soviet Union before and after 1937 Journal of Musicological Research 22, no. 1 (2003): 101 34; Marina Raku, Glinka v geneologii sovetskoy muz ¨ki in O Glinke: K 200-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya, ed. Marina P. Rakhmanova (Moscow: Deka-VS, 2005), 296...
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The Journal of Musicology. 2014; 312199–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2014.31.2.199
Published: 01 April 2014
... case of historical why questions posed as simple queries in ordinary language: Why did the Roman Empire collapse Why did the French Revolution happen Why did the Soviet Union fail Far from lending themselves to an account con- stituted exclusively by volitional determinants (as in agents...