Rock Pop Jazz

Penetration of Jazz into Various Genres and Subcultures

Jazz is a universal music that has influenced many generations and still attracts new audiences. Although it was developing autonomously along with popular and classical music, its development has been progressively absorbed into different musical genres and styles. Jazz penetration into other genres culminated in the 1960s with its expansion into pop music. The 1970s […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2015, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Miles Davis – From Bebop to Hip Hop. The Fifties

Tonality, which began in Europe, challenges the Second Viennese School of Schöenberg, Webern and Berg, again strongly reinforces the American pop music, while tonal feeling of jazz already with bebop elements (chromaticisms, bitonality, seconds, expansion of forms and structures) were in crisis and it started in the 50s its own way; a path that indicates […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2016, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

On the Slovak Rock Songs’ Lyrics

In recent years, the quality of the contemporary songs’ lyrics has been affected by the massive pop culture influence predominantly from English-speaking countries. This survey-based study tries to identify the most popular Slovak rock songs and to determine if their lyrics play a role in the musical preferences of young people in Slovakia. According to the survey results, […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2017, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

“I ain’t playing no jazz” – Towards the musical style of The Zawinul Syndicate

Joe Zawinul’s 55-year musical career was marked by three major periods: his stint with Cannonball Adderley (1961–1970), the ensemble Weather Report (1970 – ca. 1986) and his own The Zawinul Syndicate (1988–2007). Thus considered, his stylistic development began with hard bop and soul, paving the way for his own debut jazz-rock recordings (1966), then continuing […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2014, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Individualists, traditionalists, revolutionarists or opportunists?

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2010, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Punk and New Wave in Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Poland

During emerging punk and new wave in former socialist countries possibilities of musicians varied immensely. Differences among musicians were associated with distinctive cultural and political climate in particular countries in the period from 1977 to 1989. While musicians in Yugoslavia and Poland were able to protect their artistic freedom, Czechoslovak rock musicians kept their underground position; participating at the club scene or moving to pop music. Radical attitude in underground helped to create Czech alternative scene […]

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The Value of the Traditional and the Progressive in Jazz Development

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2013, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Market Segmentation of the Sacred Music as a Result of the Separation of Sacred and Profane Environment

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Posted in: Music Systematics, Musicologica 1/2008, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Entertaining Music in Bratislava until 1938

At the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century, Bratislava has been multicultural small city, which was gradually taking over many features of a big city entertaimnet up until 1938. Hungarian, German and Slovak music culture has been overlapped, but also cultures of other nations penetrated to the music […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2016, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

The Value of the Traditional and the Progressive in Jazz Development

Recently, two important syntheses on European jazz have been published: Eurojazzland:Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts by Luca Cerchiari, Laurent Cugny and Franz Kerschbaumer (2012); and Jazz behind the Iron Curtain by Gertrud Pickhan and Rüdiger Ritter (2009). The publications show the division of European jazz scenes between east and west, and they also […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2014, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Dobro as the Cultural Heritage of the Slovaks

Although dobro, a resophonic guitar, originated in the US, without its genial developer called Ján Dopjera (John Dopyera as the English version of his name), who came from Slovakia, the Americans would not have been able to call it their own and add it to their cultural heritage. The dobro guitar does not belong only […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2017, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Between Cultural Alternative and Protest. On the Social Function of Jazz after 1945 in Central Europe (GDR, Poland, Hungary, CSSR)

The author deals with the meaning of the term “protest“during communism in Central European countries: GDR, Poland, Hungary and CSSR. The protest against authoritative regime has been manifested in different forms: from open form of resistance to all forms of internal opposition. The word “protest“ had hybrid character especially in jazz in these four Central […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2011, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Jazz Inspirations in the 20th Century Classical Slovak Music – the Music of Alexander Moyzes and His Successors

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2013, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Jazz immigrants in Czechoslovak Socialist Republic

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2010, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Scott Walker, Postmodern Tendencies of His Poetics and Works

The author is dealing with six key words tied with a topic, which demonstrates indisputable importance of Scott Walker for world of music. One of them is conceptualism in the aesthetics of rock music as well as function and interaction of such terms as the relationship of the composer and the work, intertextuality, intersections of pop […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2016, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Willis Conover – An European Jazz Personality?

Willis Conover’s character was all but European. In fact, he was strongly American, a radio broadcaster who devoted himself to the dissemination of American jazz. Through his broadcasts, he helped to create and shape European jazz in a subtle, but nevertheless very effective way. Because of Conover’s unique position as a broadcaster, especially in the […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2014, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website

Michelle Gurevich’s Music as an Interface between the East and the West

The analysis of Gurevich’s music is an attempt to upgrade, or expand, the theme of correlation between the East and the West. The relationship, or the juxtaposition, between Western and Eastern societies in this paper is redefined more precisely through the valuation and the popularity of Western musicians from the indie music scene in former […]

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Transformations of music club institution using the example of Olomouc popular music scene before 1989

The study shows the development of the institution of popular music club and club culture in the micro-area of Central-Moravian city of Olomouc during the forties to the eighties of the twentieth century. Organizational, social, artistic, cultural-political and general cultural aspects are reflected. Attention is paid to the origins of the club scene in the […]

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2015, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail

Ethnographic Research into the Alternative Music Scene in Bratislava

This paper is dedicated to the ethnographic research into the alternative music scene in Bratislava, conducted during November and December 2014. For our observations, we selected two music clubs in Bratislava (Slovakia) that have continually promoted alternative bands: the Majestic Music Club and the British Rock Stars Club. The ethnographic research focused on three performances: […]

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Jazz as Sociological Phenomenon in Poland

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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2011, Rock Pop Jazz | Author: | E-mail | Website