Conference: European Jazz Personalities

Conference European Jazz Personalities, 22nd-24th April 2013 Bratislava, Slovakia Jazz Appreciation Month Department of Musicology, Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University, Gondova 2, 814 99 Bratislava Call for papers European Jazz Personalities Department of Musicology, Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University is announcing an international conference of European Jazz Personalities which will take place in Bratislava from April 22nd to the 24th 2013. […]

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“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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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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Editorial 1/2013

Dear readers, The first jazz conference in Slovakia has been held in April 2013. Scholars from Slovakia, Italy, the USA, Canada, Austria, Germany, Poland, Macedonia and France  met in the friendly atmosphere. Since the official language of the conference was English we will gradually publish individual contributions from key lectures and discussion´s topics in Slovak so we can spread the new information  further. The first […]

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Editorial 1/2009

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Editorial 1/2008

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Editorial 2/2012

Dear readers, In contemporary music, as it seems, the questions regarding the relation between the past and the present are still topical. It has always been obvious that modern music could not have come into existence without historical continuity with the previous development, and the contemporary artists realize this fact still more acutely. If their […]

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Editorial 1/2012

Dear Readers We are delighted to present the new issue on interdisciplinary relationships in music sociology, management and physiology. Contributions are provided by external doctoral students Zuzana Balazsházyová-Ben Lassoued and Anna Hrindová and students of the musicology department, who participated last year in the Faculty of Philosophy’s competition run by Comenius University as part of […]

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Editorial 1/2010

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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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Editorial 2/2015

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Editorial 1/2011

Dear Readers, We are offering you the 4th publication, latest issue, of Musicologica Journal with more attractive graphical design and with a new domain. In this issue we will continue with the research on jazz, rock and the cultural – political events in communist era. More detailed research has been focused on the oldest genre […]

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Flamenco Reflection in Slovakia

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Video and photogallery

Video Photogallery – Jazz Conference 2013

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Individualists, traditionalists, revolutionarists or opportunists?

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The Value of the Traditional and the Progressive in Jazz Development

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

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New Art

Listeners’ perceptions of music changed during World War II and the Cold War owing to the political conditions. Musical styles of the nineteenth and twentieth century were appreciated by listeners whereas other alternative modern styles (serialism, punctualism, sonorism, aleatoric music, dodecaphony, contemporary alternative improvised music…) seemed obscure. Modernism has not been publicly accepted but postmodernism […]

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