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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
...Simon Morrison Even among devotees of her music, Galina Ustvolskaya is often reduced to an intersectional victim of gendered and political repression, a fearful casualty of the Soviet system. Her percussive scores, including the Sixth Piano Sonata, have earned Ustvolskaya the nickname “lady with...
The Journal of Musicology. 2017; 342241–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jm.2017.34.02.241
Published: 01 April 2017
..., considered Chopin’s music “poetic,” “feminine,” and “emotive.” But this was problematic for Busoni, who was obsessed with “manliness” in an age in which gender roles were gradually changing. He discovered “half-manly” and “half-dramatic” elements in the music and in Chopin’s character—that is, a heroic...