Music in the Balkans
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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agenda albanian art music associated athens Balkans bands Belgrade Bosnia and herzegovina Bulgaria Byzantine čalgija centre chant chapter choral classical music Communist communities composers composition concert context Croatian culture dance developed discussed distinctive earlier early eastern elements empire enescu ensembles epic especially established ethnic european festivals folk music folklore folksong genre Greece Greek habsburg identity ideology idiom increasingly instruments Kalomiris Kosovo late later Macedonia major makam melody Mevlevî Milošević modern modernist movement music history music-making musicians Muslim narrative nationalist nineteenth century notably opera orchestra oriental Ottoman particular performed piano political pop-folk popular music post-war rebetika recordings region repertories ritual role roma romanian Sarajevo Sephardic serbian serbs sevdalinka significant Slavenski Slovenia social Sonata songs South east europe south slav Soviet story style symbolic symphony territories theatre tion traditional music turbo-folk turkish urban violin voice Vojvodina West western wider Yugoslav Yugoslavia Zagreb