Music in the Balkans

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BRILL, May 23, 2013 - Music - 752 pages
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This book investigates multiple musical traditions in South East Europe, crossing conventional borders between musicology and ethnomusicology in an attempt to elucidate how music has contributed to the definition of national, regional and social identities in the region.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part One Balkan Geographies
7
Part Two Historical Layers
125
Part Three Music in Transition
273
Part Four Eastern Europe
413
Part Five Global Balkans
547
Glossary
669
References
673
Index
705
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About the author (2013)

Jim Samson has been a Professor of Music at the Universities of Exeter and Bristol and is now Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published widely on the music of Chopin and on analytical and aesthetic topics in nineteenth- and twentieth-century music and has recently edited the Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and holds the Order of Merit of the Polish Ministry of Culture.

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