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Ursula Hemetek und Cornelia Szabó-Knotik (eds.): Best of ISA Science. An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays of Music and Art, Wien: Hollitzer Verlag, 2017, 200 p., 17,5 x 24,5 cm, English, Hardcover

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Ursula Hemetek , Cornelia Szabó-Knotik

Best of ISA Science

An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays of Music and Art

ISA Science, the research format of University for Music and Performing Art Vienna's summer school has turned out successfully both in terms of its international resonance and its effects on the institution's academic community. Therefore the event's program chairs have decided to publish a selection of what has been discussed and presented so far, demonstrating the considerable diversity of disciplines, approaches and topics.



Editor's Introduction (Ursula Hemetek, Cornelia Szabó-Knotik)



Breaks in History: Turning Points. The Arts Hand-in-Hand with Recent Historic Upheavals (Julya Rabinowich)

From Cult to Culture: A Reflective Journey to the Origins of Culture (Dieter Berner)


"CHAPTER 1 - Minorities, Musical Traditions and Power Structures"

Performing Romanipe: Music and Self-Representation of Roma (Christiane Fennesz-Juhasz)

Archive and Cultural Memory - The Burgenland Croats (Gerda Lechleitner)

Koliko smo toliko smo - We Are What We Are. Music, Dance, and Cultural Memory from Below (Marko Kölbl)


"CHAPTER 2 - Music as a Tool of Communication"

Rituals and Music Therapy (Elena Fitzthum, Sandra Lutz Hochreutener, Adriano Primadei, Monika Smetana)

Mind Reading during Ensemble Performance: Communicating with Nonverbal Signals (Laura Bishop, Werner Goebl)


"CHAPTER 3 - Music as Cultural Memory and its Rituals"

Eurovision and the Ritual Music of Euro-Patriotism (Ivan Raykoff)

Popular Music, Memory and Heritage. A Conversation between Ana Hofman and Rosa Reitsamer

Repackaging Heroes: Emerging Identities of (Post-)Yugoslav Music (Zdravko Blažeković, Tatjana Marković, Leon Stefanija)

Historical Turning Points and Perspectives on Old Music (Maria Helfgott)

Staged Rituals in Austria between the Wars (Christian Glanz, Anita Mayer-Hirzberger, Cornelia Szabó-Knotik)



Contributors' Biographies