Articles about Nationalism

On the Paths of Béla Bartók's Modernism Followers and Companians: Josip Slavenski and Marko Tajcevic
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2016) Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 27-40

The main aim of this paper is to re-examine the modalities of Béla Bartók's influence as a composer during the first half of the 20th century to the main, dominantly "nationally" oriented style in the former Yugoslavia, focusing on two ...

Paradoxa, Sackgassen und die "geschichtliche Wirklichkeit" interkultureller Rezeption
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 188-212

Elements in Hugo Riemann's late universalist music theory-disclosed in condensed form in his Folkloristische Tonalitätsstudien (1916)-took a surprising, even nationalistically biased turn in Japan during the 1930s and 40s. Riemann's approach to Chinese and Japanese music is reviewed here in ...

Burgeoning Modernisms and Multisonant Gestures: Cosmopolitan Identities in Turn-of-the-Century Scandinavia
Ars Lyrica (2015) Vol. 22, pp. 179-227

The era leading to Norway's political emancipation in 1905 gave rise to competing nationalistic and universal impulses. Ironically, composers such as Grieg and Delius faced these challenges with the broader aim of projecting an intrenational identity. Convergrence in literature and ...

Chamorro country songs: Cross-cultural translation in post-World War II Chamorro music
Perfect Beat (2015) Vol. 16, No. 1-2, pp. 29-49

Scholars of music, culture, and history in the Marianas Islands have paid little attention to contemporary Chamorro language music. In part, it has been dismissed on grounds of its "inauthenticity." And yet, the music has deep meaning for the generations ...