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Music And Diplomacy From The Early Modern Era To The Present

byR. AhrendtEditorM. Ferraguto, D. Mahiet

Paperback | December 10, 2014

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How does music shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations? Drawing together international scholars with backgrounds in musicology, ethnomusicology, political science, cultural history, and communication, this volume interweaves historical, theoretical, and practical perspectives.
Rebekah Ahrendt, Yale University, USA Melvin L. Butler, University of Chicago, USA Mario Dunkel, TU Dortmund University, Germany Mark Ferraguto, Pennsylvania State University, USA Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State University, USA Giulia Giovani, German Historical Institute, Rome, Italy Anne-Madeleine Goulet, CNRS/Center for Baroque M...
Title:Music And Diplomacy From The Early Modern Era To The PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:291 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:December 10, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349500194

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Damien Mahiet, Mark Ferraguto, and Rebekah Ahrendt PART I: REPRESENTATION 1. Concealed Music in Early Modern Diplomatic Ceremonial; Arne Spohr 2. Serenatas in the Service of Diplomacy in Baroque Venice; Giulia Giovani 3. The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Wages of Diplomatic Service; Jonathan Yaeger 4. Conflicting Dreams of Global Harmony in US-PRC Silk Road Diplomacy; Harm Langenkamp PART II: MEDIATION 5. Constructing Universality in Early Modern French Treatises on Music and Dance; Ellen R. Welch 6. Perpetual Peace and the Idea of "Concert" in Eighteenth-Century Thought; Frédéric Ramel 7. "Jazz-Made in Germany" and the Transatlantic Beginnings of Jazz Diplomacy; Mario Dunkel 8. Music from the Embassy to the Underground in a Post-Soviet Belarus; M. Paula Survilla PART III: NEGOTIATION 9. The Princesse des Ursins, Loyal Subject of the King of France and Foreign Princess in Rome; Anne-Madeleine Goulet (translated by Rebekah Ahrendt) 10. Haitian Djaz Diplomacy and the Cultural Politics of Musical Collaboration; Melvin L. Butler 11. The US Department of State's "Hip Hop Diplomacy" in Morocco; Kendra Salois 12. Opening up Thinking Space for Improvised Collaborative Public Diplomacy; Willow Williamson Afterword: Music's Powers; Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Editorial Reviews

"Damien Mahiet, Mark Ferraguto, and Rebekah Arendt have put together a smart, engaging, and important set of essays on the use of music, musical events, and musical personalities in domestic and international diplomacy. . All of the essays in this volume are thoughtful and considered, engaging conscientiously with the concepts of power, control, embodiment, performance, audience, and other crucial concepts. I applaud the authors and editors, and recommend this book highly and without hesitation." (Kendra Preston Leonard, H-war,, March, 2016)"Music, often billed as the 'universal language,' has long played a part on the international political stage. This book explores exactly what diplomatic channels have availed themselves of music, from seventeenth-century Italy to the post-Soviet world we inhabit. The three editors have assembled an impressive group of international scholars for this exciting transdisciplinary project." - Alexander Rehding, Fanny Peabody Professor of Music, Harvard University, USA"An exciting and important contribution to the burgeoning scholarship on cultural diplomacy, Music and Diplomacy from the Early Modern Era to the Present offers a fascinating longue durée exploration of the myriad uses of music in diplomacy. Brilliantly historicizing debates over the power of music, the volume illuminates moments when music has created dispositions and opportunities that have changed the flows of diplomacy." - Penny Von Eschen, Professor, History and American Culture, University of Michigan, USA