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Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium

Barbara Rose Lange

Abstract

Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium explores musical life in Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria between the end of the Cold War and the world financial crisis of 2008. It describes how artists made new social commentary and tried new ways of working together as the political and economic atmosphere changed. The book presents case studies from Budapest, Bratislava, and Vienna, drawing from ethnographic research and from conversations about the arts in Central European publications. The case studies illustrate how young musicians redefined a Central European his ... More

Keywords: gender, Roma, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, folk music, Central Europe, world music, neoliberal capitalism, postcommunism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190245368
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190245368.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara Rose Lange, author
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Houston