Canadian University Music Review

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 2, 2002

Colloquy/débat: How We Write Music Theory; How We Read It: A Dialogue with Harald Krebs's Fantasy Pieces/response to Lynn Cavanagh
AbstractKrebs' s unusual monograph demonstrates that the writing of pure music theory remains an essential enterprise-particularly in the relatively neglected rhythmic domain-but only if the reader undertakes active reading and has prior knowledge of...
Dangerous Tunes: The Politics of Chinese Music in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the People's Republic of China since 1949
Barbara Mittler. Dangerous Tunes: The Politics of Chinese Music in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the People's Republic of China Since 1949. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1997. 516 pp. ISBN 3-447-03920-5 (hardcover).This book, based upon the author's doctoral dissertation...
Expecting Surprise Again: Neil Young and the Dialogic Theory of Genre
AbstractThis paper has two aims: (i) to develop a dialogic theory of genre and stylistic reference, especially but not exclusively for application to rock music; and (ii) to offer a detailed reading of genre play and associated issues-instability, authenticity,...
Multiculturalism, Diversity and Containment on Muchmusic (Canada) and MTV (Us)1
AbstractSince MTV and MuchMusic were launched in 1981 and 1984 respectively, both stations have been commended for their racially diverse video repertoires. As Homi Bhabha has observed, however, "multicultural" practices that encourage diversity should...
Musikgeschichte der Stadt Halle. Führer Durch Die Ausstellung Des Händel-Hauses
Konstanze Musketa. Musikgeschichte der Stadt Halle. Führer durch die Ausstellung des Händel-Hauses. Halle an der Saale: Händel-Haus, 1998. 113 pp. ISBN 3-910019-13-7 (paperback).What do composers Samuel Scheldt, David Pohle, Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow,...
Representations of Gender in Barbara Pentland's Disasters of the Sun1
AbstractBarbara Pentland (1912-2000) will be remembered as a leading figure in Canadian music, but she regarded her success as hard won. She viewed her career as a struggle against sexual discrimination, and though an advocate of equal rights and social...
Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music
Judith Tick. Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. xiv, 457 pp. ISBN 0-195-06509-3 (paperback).1By 2001, when the centenary of the birth of Ruth Crawford Seeger was celebrated...
Western Music and Its Others: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music
Georgina Born and David Hesmondhalgh, eds. Western Music and Its Others: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. xi, 360 pp. ISBN 0-520-22083-8 (hardcover), ISBN 0-520-22084-6 (paperback).Pirkko...
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