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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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 1/2012

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 2/2015

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Editorial 1/2009

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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 1/2008

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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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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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Editorial 1/2010

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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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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 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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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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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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The Value of the Traditional and the Progressive in Jazz Development

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Flamenco Reflection in Slovakia

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Video and photogallery

Video Photogallery – Jazz Conference 2013

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Theater – City – Space: Urban Communication Structures in Central Europe

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Folk ensemble music in Slovakia. Historical and typological stratification presentation

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