Musicologica 1/2019

Postwar Musical Modernism in East and West

This essay outlines the role of modernist musical techniques in the postwar period and, more specifically, considers their function as a symbol for cultural opposition in communist countries. It defines a particularly influential technique in modernist music, examines several reasons why this technique was appealing to postwar composers, and compares the practice of this music […]

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Rock subculture in Bratislava

Although the Bratislava rock subculture was established in the late 1950s, the bands were given the opportunity to perform professionally only in 1963. On the one hand, rock pushed jazz out as a genre, on the other hand, there were various censorship problems. The Bratislava rock subculture changed from hard rock to art rock, bans […]

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Lukáš Oravec, mainstream personality of Slovak jazz

In this paper the author analyzes basic stylistic tendency in jazz after the year 2000. In the confrontation with foreign trends it points to the specifics of the Slovak jazz development. The core of the work is an analysis of the composition Moonday written by trumpeter Lukáš Oravec from the second studio album – Piotrology […]

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