From the Erotic to the Demonic: On Critical Musicology by Derek B. Scott

By Derek B. Scott

From the Erotic to the Demonic demonstrates how diverse musical kinds build rules of sophistication, sexuality, and ethnic id. This ebook will function a version for musicologists who are looking to take a postmodern method of their inquiries. The transparent and full of life arguments are supported through 90 musical examples taken from such different assets as opera, symphonic song, jazz, and 19th- and twentieth-century renowned songs. Derek Scott bargains new insights on various "high" and "low" musical types, and the cultures that produced them.

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