BIRON, Dean Leonard

PhD University of New England 2008 Pages: 224

Contemporary music and its audiences

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Abstract/Summary/Outline:

This dissertation enquires into the discourses surrounding contemporary music and contemporary music audiences. It is concerned with the language used to describe, and inscribe value upon, music, and with the categories and genres used to organise its texts and audiences. It is concerned with the “between-spaces” of music and culture, and how certain interpretive positions tend to fall into the cracks between the ascendant dialogues and canonical monuments. ...

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