modernity

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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Posted in: Musicologica 1/2019, Contemporary Music | Author: | E-mail

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

The generation of Slovak composers known as Slovak Musical Modernism, who emerged in the late 1920s and during the 1930s, adopted a concept of creative synthesis of the national sources (especially inspirations from folk music) with the influences of European impressionist and expressionist music. One of the Slovak Musical Modernism composers was Alexander Moyzes (1906-1984). […]

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