Time and space - The context of Hans Roosenschoon's music
MetadataShow full item record
This essay pays tribute to Hans Roosenschoon who celebrated his 60th birthday in December 2012. In contrast to conventional approaches that focus on local ideologies and local political issues, the essay explores the context of Roosenschoon’s music from a global and a historical perspective. Taking as point of departure the pluralist nature of postmodernism, it investigates the interaction of cultural spaces, particularly those occupied by ‘African’ and ‘Western’ musics. The entanglement of time and space is shown to be manifest in complex, multifaceted contemporary musical worlds. In doing so, the essay interrogates the conventional absence of the ‘voice’ of music in contextdriven musicology. An approach that acknowledges music as an equal partner in the musicological enterprise shows an alignment of Hans Roosenschoon’s music with global trends and issues of his time.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Lüdemann, Winfried (Die Suider-Afrikaanse Kerkorrelistevereniging, 2014)Die toename in belangstelling in die bestudering en uitvoering van vroeë musiek in Suid-Afrika vra vir akademiese besinning. Heinrich Schütz verteenwoordig een van die fokuspunte in hierdie belangstelling en daarom is ...
The contribution of participating in the National Choral Festival to the musical development of the Serenaders Sewelo, Nolwakhe Yvonne (North-West University (South Africa). Potchefstroom Campus, 2019)This dissertation focused on exploring how participating in the National Choir Festival (NCF) contributed to the musical development of the Serenaders. The research provided an in-depth study of the musical learning ...
Kohn, M.M. (North-West University, 2019)Background Scientific information underlying the beneficial uses of therapeutic music has been widely published, but its application to enhance lactation and breastfeeding outcomes still need to be studied. Breastfeeding ...