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The nature of Nordic music

By: Howell, Tim(Edited by)

036777707X / 9780367777074
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United Kingdom
24 cm 250 pages
Tertiary Education (US: College)  Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2019.

The Nature of Nordic Music explores two distinctive yet complementary understandings of the term 'nature': the inherent features, characters and qualities of contemporary Nordic music, and how the elemental forces of nature, the phenomena of the physical world (landscape, climate, environment), inspire and condition creativity here. Within a broader debate about the meaning of 'Nordicness', 12 case studies challenge our assumptions about a 'Nordic tone' to reveal a creative energy that is diverse and cosmopolitan in outlook.

Each of the three parts of the book - 'Identities', 'Images' and 'Environments' - accommodates an eclectic array of musical genres (classical, popular, jazz, folk, electronic). This book will appeal to anyone interested in Nordic music and culture, especially students and researchers.


1D Europe, AVGC6 20th century & contemporary classical music

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