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Journal of Musicology (2019) 36 (4): 464–497.
Published: 01 October 2019
... as the 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...
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Journal of Musicology (2018) 35 (4): 535–566.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Rachel S. Vandagriff During the Cold War, American private foundations subsidized American modernist composers, supporting their work through commissions, underwriting recordings and concerts, and promoting their ideas in radio programs and periodicals circulated at home and abroad. From its...
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Journal of Musicology (2016) 33 (3): 332–361.
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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Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (2): 240–273.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Phil Ford Writers across a wide spectrum of cold war discourse voiced an anxiety that American minds could be made to see things as some alien will might want us to see them. Cold War popular culture drew on such notions to fashion a spectacle of mind control and depicted advertising, Hollywood...
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Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (2): 175–204.
Published: 01 April 2009
... la Pentecôte for organ (1950), Messiaen dramatizes the Cold War threat of nuclear apocalypse by contrasting a leitmotif he calls the Beast of the Apocalypse with evocations of birdsong that represent peace and freedom. Probably influenced by Picasso's use of birds as symbols of peace and by René...
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Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (2): 133–174.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Stephen A. Crist The Dave Brubeck Quartet's 1958 tour on behalf of the U.S. State Department, part of the grand Cold War project of propagating American-style democracy in opposition to communism, did not advance in an orderly and self-evident manner. Rather it was an extremely contingent...
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Journal of Musicology (2009) 26 (1): 85–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of René Leibowitz's successful promotion of serialism in France, scholars of the Cold War have seen the 1945 concerts as a precursor to Stravinsky's participation in the 1952 L'Œuvre du XXe siècle , a festival in Paris indirectly funded by the CIA. These interpretations subsume the immediate postwar...