Journal of the American Musicological Society

Whose Voices? The Fate of Luigi Nono's "Voci destroying muros"
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2016) Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 179-236

Luigi Nono's "Voci destroying muros" for female voices and small orchestra was performed for the first and only time at the Holland Festival in 1970. A setting of texts by female prisoners and factory workers, it marks a sharp stylistic ...

Musical Representationb and Vivaldi's Concerto "Il Proteo, ò Il mndo al rovverscio," RV 544/572
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2016) Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 111-177

Vivaldi's concerto titles draw ambivalent reactions from historians, who see them as commercial hooks, rarely reflecting musical substance. But titles condition a work's reception, connecting it to a cultural context by which to steer a listener's reactions, both intellectual and ...

Hearing King David in Early Modern France: Politics, Prayer, and Louis XIII's Musique de la Chambre
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2016) Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 47-109

Scholars of Louiv XIV have long recognized the "representational" strategy employed by the composers of the Chapelle Royale (and those who designed its liturgy), in which the words of the psalms (the work of poet-musician King David) allied to an ...

Beyond Drama: Monteverdi, Marino and the Sixth Book of Madrigals (1614)
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2016) Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 1-46

Monteverdi's "Il sesto libro de madrigali a cinque voci" (1614) is often viewed as an outlier in his secular output. His Fourth and Fifth Books (1603,1605) were firmly embroiled in the controversy with Artusi over the "seconda pratica," while his ...

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One of the premier journals in musicology, Journal of the American Musicological Society publishes scholarship from a broad array of musical inquiry: from historical musicology, critical theory, music analysis, iconography and organology, to pedagogy, performance practice, aesthetics and hermeneutics, ethnomusicology, gender and sexuality, popular music, and cultural studies. Recognized for the breadth of its intellectual scope and its penetration in the field, JAMS informs musicological scholarship with articles, book reviews, and other communications.

Country United States of America
ISSN (Print) 0003-0139
ISSN (Online) 1547-3848
Year started 1948
Indexed 2242 articles
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