Musicologica 1/2018

From Bratislava´s Lyra to Czechoslovakia has talent. Music in Bratislava in the period from 1966 to 2010

In Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, performances of world-class artists have always taken place. In the period from 1948 to 1963 most of the significant performances of jazz and popular artists took place in Prague. After 1963, when Chris Barber (Great Britain) performed in Bratislava, the city became the center of important jazz and popular […]

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On Musical Material: Serialism and “Materialdenken”

Writings about the material of music have been a part of European music theory for nearly 2000 years, but they were especially prominent in theoretical writings that accompanied the serial music of the 1950s and 60s. In their efforts to dismantle traditional compositional techniques and build a new music from the most basic elements, many […]

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Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha (1911), the “first” black opera. A new ethnoanthropological and musicological analysis

More than one century after its birth and its unlucky efforts to stage it properly, Scott Joplin’s complex and beautiful opera Treemonisha calls for a new, interdisciplinary critical analysis. African-American music needs to be viewed not only as a synthesis of oral and written sources, but also in light of how popular music and the […]

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American and world jazz scene after 2000

Before the beginning of the new millenium, over the past three decades, jazz has been undergone major changes in the development. From the 70s we can see the fragmentation of jazz and the birth of many polystyle music formations. Jazz has become more open to other genres and has begun to create so called jazz […]

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Towards the language culture in the lyrics of Slovak popular music

The study deals with culture of language in Slovak song lyrics aproximately from 1950s up to present day. It declares unsufficient interest of linguistics in this area and a methodological problem concerning axiology of song lyrics which pose two approaches to language, systematic and pragmatic, with different approaches to language norm. Analysing examples of particular lyrics, […]

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Songs’ Lyrics Games

In recent years, the contemporary songs’ lyrics has become an influential phenomenon affecting predominantly young generation. The study tries to show that the lyrics can be used as an inspiring text material in teaching process at various levels of education, helping to develop text competences. The study presents some of creative writing techniques which are based […]

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Spirituality in Slovak rap Kali, Majk Spirit, Rytmus, Suvereno

The research of this study is an analysis of the phenomenon of spirituality in Slovak rap music. The study is divided into two main sections. The first section is a brief introduction to spirituality and rap music abroad. The central theme is the problematic definition of spirituality and its pluralistic, syncretistic and ambivalent character in […]

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Children integration with health disabilities into primary art school

This paper deals with the issue of children integration with health disabilities into primary art school. Music education at the art school develops creativity and talent of intact individuals as well as pupils with health disabilities. The way of education for these children in the arts sector is integration. There is a necessity to create […]

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Luca Cerchiari: History of musical. Theater and cinema from Offenbach to pop music Review

Sorry, this entry is only available in Slovensky. Abstracts are available in English.

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