Category: Research

VOICES IN LIMBO

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Lorenz, Ricardo.  Voices in Limbo: Identity, Representation, and Realities of Latin American Composers.
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FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION: REALITIES INSIDE THE LIMBO

  • The Exclusion of Latin America’s Art Music from the Western Musical Canon
  • Reconciliation, Subversion or Creation?
  • Western Music in the non-Western Frontier
  • Voices in Limbo
  • Strategies to Exit the Limbo

PART ONE

I.  IDENTITY IDENTIFIED

  • The Total Absence of Identity?
  • Identity and the Musical “Language of Nostalgia”
  • Identity and Music History

II. “LATIN AMERICAN” MUSICAL IDENTITY

  • What’s in an Adjective?
  • Soul and Sense of Identity
  • Changing Faces of Villa-Lobos’s Identity
  • Between Realities and Representations (Conclusions to Part One)

PART TWO

III. REPRESENTATION

  • Latin American Art Music: Locating a Bundle
  • Musicology as Representation
  • Occidentalism and the Territorialization of Music
  • Antecedents: Visions of Others’s Music
  • Revisiting Slonimsky, Chase, and Other Twentieth-Century Sources of Representation

IV.  LATIN AMERICAN NATIONALISM DECONSTRUCTED

  • Devoid of and Replete with Nationalism
  • Béhague and the Consolidation of Nationalism
  • Nationalism vs Modernism
  • Nationalism and Recent Music Scholarship in Latin America
  • Nationalism Under Scrutiny
  • Nationalism: Factual Statement or Value Judgment?
  • Representation and the Manipulation of Temporal and Spatial Coexistence (Conclusions to Part Two)

V.  ENVOICING THE LIMBO

  • Brief Recapitulation
  • Universalism vs Nationalism: Ideology, Aesthetics or Personal Dispute?
  • Composer, Alienation, and Modernism
  • Subaltern Modernity, Zeitgeist, and Transculturation
  • Towards an Expressive Theory of Music at the Fringe

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