In this episode of Talking Musicology Liam and Stephen discuss recent debates on canons and curricula, notation and diversification, through the lens of Alejandro L. Madrid's article ‘Diversity, Tokenism, Non-Canonical Musics, and the Crisis of the Humanities in U.S. Academia’, available in the Spring 2017 issue of The Journal of Music History Pedagogy.
In this episode of Talking Musicology Liam and Stephen discuss ethnography and ethnomusicology, post-colonial theory and narrative, and literature as alienation. This is all through the lens of Katie Graber writing on Francis La Flesche in ‘Francis La Flesche and Ethnography: Writing, Power, Critique’, available in the Winter 2017 issue of Ethnomusicology. Meanwhile in Research-in-the-Round, we highlight an upcoming conference based on the work of Barry S. Brook, and Tim Rutherford-Johnson’s new book Music After the Fall.
In this episode of Talking Musicology we discuss an article by Richard Taruskin focused on music and power in Soviet Russia.
Richard Taruskin, ‘Two Serendipities. Keynoting a Conference, “Music and Power”,’ in The Journal of Musicology, Vol. 33 No. 3, Summer 2016, pp. 401-431 Abstract: http://jm.ucpress.edu/content/33/3/401
In this episode of Talking Musicology we discuss articles by Mark Greif on Radiohead and the philosophy of pop and by Jennifer Walshe et al on a new movement in composition, the New Discipline.
Mark Greif, ‘Radiohead, or the Philosophy of Pop,’ in n+1, Issue 3 (Fall 2005).
Article online: https://nplusonemag.com/issue-3/essays/radiohead-or-philosophy-pop/
Jennifer Walshe et al, Various articles on the New Discipline, in Musiktexte, 149 (May 2016):
Articles online: http://musiktexte.de/MusikTexte-149
In this episode of Talking Musicology we discuss articles by Lydia Goehr on the art of preparation and preluding and Scott Gleason on phenomenological analysis and the music of Otomo Yoshihide.
Lydia Goehr, ‘Does it Matter Where We Begin? Or, On the Art of Preparation and Preluding,’ in MTO: a Journal of the Society for Music Theory, Volume 21, Number 3, September 2015.
Article online: http://www.mtosmt.org/issues/mto.15.21.3/mto.15.21.3.goehr.html
Scott Gleason, ‘Analysis as Improvisation: A Phenomenology of Otomo Yoshihide’s Anode 2,’ in Perspectives of New Music, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Winter 2015), pp. 121-141.
In the first episode of Talking Musicology we discuss two articles: Georgina Born and Kyle Devine on music, gender and class in UK higher education, and Robert Hasegawa on the harmonic techniques of Georg Friedrich Haas.
Georgina Born and Kyle Devine, ‘Music Technology, Gender, and Class: Digitization, Educational and Social Change in Britain,’ in Twentieth-Century Music, 12 (2015), pp 135-172. Abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S1478572215000018
Robert Hasegawa, ‘Clashing Harmonic Systems in Haas’s Blumenstück and in vain,’ in Music Theory Spectrum, Vol. 37, Issue 2 (2015), pp. 204-23. Abstract: https://mts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/09/06/mts.mtv014