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Musical Ways of Bearing Witness

Maria Cizmic

in Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.003.0000
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides an overview of the book’s main areas of concern. It discusses 1970s and 80s East European and Russian culture, highlighting important themes: historical and cultural memory, ... More


Epilogue East: Bartók's Difficult Truths and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

in Music Divided: Bartok's Legacy in Cold War Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249653
eISBN:
9780520933392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249653.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As the 1950s wore on, Hungarian listeners came to associate Bartók's most difficult music with the idea of political freedom. This was a striking rehabilitation of modernism which challenged the ... More


Who Sings the Song of the Russian Soldier?: Listening for the Sounds and Silence of War in Baltic Russia

Kevin C. Karnes

in Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916749
eISBN:
9780190916787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916749.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Karnes’s chapter examines the Crimean War’s Baltic theater. It considers ways in which acts of listening structured understandings of conscription, encampment, combat, and mourning as experienced by ... More


Beyond the Folk Song: Or, What Was Hungarian Socialist Realist Music?

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

in Music Divided: Bartok's Legacy in Cold War Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249653
eISBN:
9780520933392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249653.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Eastern European effort to define folk song as essential to musical value seemed monolithic and unilateral from the Western perspective. However, this chapter shows that Eastern discussions about ... More


Orienting the Martial: Polish Legion Songs on the Map

Andrea F. Bohlman

in Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916749
eISBN:
9780190916787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916749.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bohlman’s chapter explores the fragmented archive pertaining to Polish military involvement in the Crimean War, focusing on evocations of military power and travel in legion songs. The chapter ... More


Dancing Folk

Rebecca Rossen

in Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199791767
eISBN:
9780199375851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791767.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on ensemble pieces created at two distinct periods after World War II—the 1950s and 1990s—that explored memory, loss, immigration, the Diaspora, and cultural belonging. In these ... More


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