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Serbian & Greek Art Music
A Patch to Western Music History
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Price £32.50, $43
ISBN 9781841502786
Hardback 213 pages
230x174mm
Published August 2009
Imprint: Intellect
Books by Katy Romanou
Books in Performing Arts

Edited by Katy Romanou
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The music of Serbia and Greece has long been a vital part of Balkan culture, but it has been excluded from the academic canon of Western music history. Katy Romanou corrects this oversight with Serbian and Greek Art Music, the first book in English on the subject. Written by seven renowned musicologists, the book stresses the interaction between music and politics and relates the efforts of local musicians to synchronize their musical environment with the West. Focusing on music education, musical culture,
and creation, this timely volume will be of interest to musicologists and scholars of Balkan culture.

Chapter titles
Foreword
Katy Romanou
A Note on the Transliteration of Names
PART I: ART MUSIC IN SERBIA
Chapter 1: Serbian Musical Theatre from the Mid-19th Century until World War II
Biljana Milanovic
Chapter 2: Musical Life in Serbia in the First Half of the 20th Century: Institutions and Repertoire
Katarina Tomaševic
Chapter 3: Features of the Serbian Symphony in the First Half of the 20th Century
Biljana Milanovic
Chapter 4: The Music of Ljubica Maric´: The National and the Universal in Harmony
Melita Milin
Chapter 5: Serbian Music of the Second Half of the 20th Century: From Socialist Realism to Postmodernism
Melita Milin
PART II: ART MUSIC IN GREECE
Chapter 6: The Ionian Islands
Chapter 7: The Greek National Music School
Yannis Belonis
Chapter 8: Nikos Skalkottas
Katy Romanou
Chapter 9: Chre – stou, Adame–s, Koukos: Greek Avant-garde Music During the Second Half of the 20th Century
Nick Poulakis
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