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Lohengrin
Romantic opera from 1848

Lohengrin is a character in German Arthurian literature. The son of Parzival (Percival), he is a knight of the Holy Grail sent in a boat pulled by swans to rescue a maiden who can never ask his identity. His story, ...

Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely recognized as his country's greatest composer and, through his music, is often credited with having helped Finland t...
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The Construction of Identity and Musical Identities: A Literature Review

The purpose of this article is to identify the many aspects that constitute musical identity. The article discusses issues of body, cultural identity and personal identity gleaned from the literature, with an ultimate goal of understanding identity construction among female ...

... The purpose of this article is to identify the many aspects that constitute musical identity. The ... article discusses issues of body, cultural identity and personal identity gleaned from the literature ... , with an ultimate goal of understanding identity construction among female schoolteachers inside ...
Razmatranja o muzici i identitetu u casopisu "Etnomuzikologija"
Muzikologija (2007) , No. 7, pp. np

The relationship between music and identity became a common-place theme in ethnomusicology beginning in the early 1980s. This article surveys all 17 articles published in the journal "Ethnomusicology" in the last 25 years with the word "identity" in the title ...

... The relationship between music and identity became a common-place theme in ethnomusicology ... " in the last 25 years with the word "identity" in the title in order to understand how ethno ... cite the general literature on identity nor one another. As a consequence, this article takes on the ...
... performer and teacher selves in the formation of a music teacher's identity. It begins by framing an issue ... facing preservice and in-service music teachers, namely, the tension between a performer identity and ... a teacher identity. An overview is provided of: (1) the literature documenting preservice music ...
Editorial
Acta Musicologica (2012) Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 1-3
... An editorial on music, culture and identity in musicology, is presented. ...
Alles Puccini?
Opernwelt (2011) Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 30-31
... The author comments on the standardization and lost of identity in todays musical theater. ...
... An in-depth examination on identity and resemblance, a conference lecture, is presented. ...
... A discussion on self-chosen identity on the internet is presented. ...
... A discussion on the notion of identity and humanity, using cultural and literary examples, is presented. ...
"Jewish Identities"
Studia Musicologica (2009) Vol. 50, No. 1-2, pp. 183-191
... Klára Móricz's monograph on the Jewish identity, and the expression of identity in music, is reviewed (University of California Press, 2008). ...
... The concepts of nation and identity are particularly challenging when applied to Jewish music with ... its identity? And given the non-physical nature (until 1948) of Jewish statehood, can Jewish music ...
Identity Formation Through Participation in the Rochester New Horizons Band Programme
International Journal of Community Music (2008) Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 267-286

Results of this qualitative study suggest that membership in the Rochester New Horizons Band programme provides an important vehicle for identity construction and revision in later life. Identities emerge from and are shaped by the social interactions among members in ...

... programme provides an important vehicle for identity construction and revision in later life. Identities ... confirm and reinforce musical identity, regardless of whether those others are themselves musicians ... Rochester New Horizons Band programme provides an important vehicle for identity construction and ...
Wer zerreißt Orpheus?
Opernwelt (2011) Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 34-35
... A commentary on the European identity of opera is presented, ...
Tsonga Popular Music: Negotiating Ethnic Identity In "Global" Music Practices
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa (2014) Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 37-54

Studies on black South African popular music have often invoked the idea of 'identity performance'. Although ethnic identity continues to be performed in contemporary black South African popular music, this article argues for the existence of a performance of, and ...

... Studies on black South African popular music have often invoked the idea of 'identity performance ... '. Although ethnic identity continues to be performed in contemporary black South African popular ... beyond ethnicity. Here the focus is on the relationship between ethnic identity and other identities ...
... This boook about the relationship between folk music and national identity is reviewed. ...
... A collection of essays on music, national identity and politics, edited by Biddle and Knights, is reviewed (Ashgate, 2007). ...
Reading the changing face of identity in Malawian music
Muziki (2014) Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 43-49

This article examines selected pieces of music from Malawi in order to test the assumption that music generally contributes to our understanding of the nature of identity. The paper looks at a random sample of Malawian artists who perform largely ...

... music generally contributes to our understanding of the nature of identity. The paper looks at a random ... identity is, ipso facto, an identity in transition. This article examines selected pieces of music from ... nature of identity. The paper looks at a random sample of Malawian artists who perform largely in the ...