Essays about: "Musicology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the word Musicology.

  1. 1. Feminist and Queer Noisemaking: An Exploration of Gender and Sexuality in Electronic Art Music

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Mollie Ruck; [2020-11-24]
    Keywords : Gender; art music; queerness; queer theory; music; composition; musicology; sound studies;

    Abstract : Men can be said to dominate the music industry, especially when it comes to composers and musicians who create experimental music and sounds which fall outside of mainstream music.Women and members of the LGBTQ+ community remain minorities within these genres, with little research being done on queer and feminist perspectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performing Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in London, Florence and Naples 1770–1785 : Contrasting styles and competing ideals

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    Author : Emma Sohlgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Musicology; opera; Gluck; pasticcio; opera seria; Tenducci; Musikvetenskap; opera; Gluck; pasticcio; opera seria; Tenducci;

    Abstract : In this master thesis I look at the revivals of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in London (1770 and 1785), Florence (1771), and Naples (1774). After the premiere of Orfeo ed Euridice in Vienna in 1762, Gluck himself reworked the opera for new productions in Parma (1769) and Paris (1774). READ MORE

  3. 3. Rights Claims Through Music - A Study on Collective Identity and Social Movements

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Dzeneta Sadikovic; [2019]
    Keywords : music; politics; human rights; freedom of speech; oppression; discrimination; racism; culture; protest; social movements; sociology; musicology; slavery; civil rights; african americans; collective identity;

    Abstract : This study is an analysis of musical lyrics which express oppression and discrimination of the African American community and encourage potential action for individuals to make a claim on their rights. This analysis will be done methodologically as a content analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Microhistory of Congregational Music-Making in Överselö, Stallarholmen 1754

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Hanna Drakengren; [2018-08-02]
    Keywords : Hymnal accompaniment; Seventeenth Century; Sweden; Gren and Stråhle organ; 1697 Hymnal; Överselö; Handwritten chorale books;

    Abstract : In 1754 an organ was built in Överselö Church whose purpose was to accompany the congregational singing. My question in this project is to investigate how the accompaniment of the specific congregational singing in Överselösounded. Sweden adopted its first common hymnal in 1695/97. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nina Simone In Concert : Identifying Activism and Self-awareness Through Interactive Qualities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Nadja Ali; [2018]
    Keywords : Nina Simone; musicology; performance study; interaction; self-awareness; activism.;

    Abstract : The singer and activist Nina Simone played a crucial role in the political and musical outcome of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. This thesis aims to assess how Simone’s activism and self-awareness are expressed through interactive qualities by doing a case study of the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” on the live album In Concert. READ MORE