Articles about Audiences

Modern Talking
Crescendo (2016) Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 12


Light rhythms and heavy spirits: entertaining listeners through gnawa musical and ritual adaptations in Morocco
British Journal of Ethnomusicology (2016) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 172-190

Moroccan musicians conflate sacred and popular sounds within diverse and malleable rituals across the country. Their efforts are aimed at negotiating and appeasing their various audiences: clients in need of healing, family and friends looking for an evening of entertainment, ...

'What's bigger than a standing ovation?': Intimacy and spectacle at the Tony Awards
Studies in Musical Theatre (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 37-54

In 1963, J. S. Siegels described two opposing methods by which artists could affect their audiences. The first was an aesthetic of grandeur: 'a principle of force, based on the sheer size and power of the impression'. The second was ...

Audiences Everywhere!
The Voice of Chorus America (2016) Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 28-31