Search for dissertations about: "song of songs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words song of songs.

  1. 1. The English occupational song

    University dissertation from Umeå : : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gerald Porter; Umeå universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; work; metaphor; occupational song; industrial song; women s songs; weaving; mining; the miller; railways; engelska; English;

    Abstract : This is the first full-length study in English of occupational songs. They occupy the space between rhythmic work songs and labour songs in that the occupation signifies. Occupation is a key territorial site. If the métier of the protagonist is mentioned in a ballad, it cannot be regarded as merely a piece of illustrative detail. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enthusiasm, Contemplation, and Romantic Longing : Reconsidering Schubert's Sectional Songs in the Light of Historical Context

    University dissertation from Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Tobias Lund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johann Georg Sulzer; Johann Wötzel; Friedrich Schiller; Romanticism; Neo-Platonism; depth; free fantasia; English landscape garden; declamation; friendship; friends; interpretation; ballad; Lied; Franz Schubert; sectional song; Ossian; Johann Mayrhofer; Die Bürgschaft; Die Nacht; Liedesend.;

    Abstract : In twentieth-century music scholarship, those of Franz Schubert’s songs from the 1810s that form sectional musical structures have normally been presented as being unfortunately dependent on aesthetically disparaged eighteenth-century models. Authors have often treated these songs succinctly, preferring instead to invest their energy in the “masterworks” of Schubert’s later years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Slippery paths : The performance and canonization of Turkic literature and Uyghur muqam song in Islam and modernity

    University dissertation from Ann Arbor : ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing

    Author : Nathan Light; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Folklore; Song; Islam; Muqam; Modernity; Language; literature and linguistics; Social sciences; Turkic; Canonization; Middle Eastern literature; Uyghur; Performance; China; Asian literature; Turkic languages; Turkiska språk; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : In the past forty years the fluid Uyghur muqam song tradition has been transformed into a cultural canon used to represent the Uyghur ethnic group within China and on the world stage. Traditional muqam performers have provided the magma of songs that scholars and politicians have edited into an invented "great tradition" which supports a Uyghur claim to an important piece world cultural history. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping the nation with song Johann Friedrich Reichardt and the German cultural identity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mårten Nehrfors Hultén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johann Friedrich Reichardt; nationalism; lied; education; German cultural identity; expressive community; Herder; Rousseau; 18th-century music history; Volkston; Musicology; musikvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this dissertation is to study the nationalistic worldview as it emerged in the German lands in the second half of the eighteenth century . The research focuses on how this influenced the artistic practices of Prussian composer, writer and court Kapellmeister Johann Friedrich Reichardt (1752–1814), and likewise how Reichardt’s activities influenced and formed this field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fire, Poison, and Black Tears : Metaphors of Emotion in Rebétiko

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Marianna Smaragdi; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; rebétiko; Greek music; song texts; lyrics; metaphor; metaphorical expressions; figurative language; conceptual metaphor; emotion concepts; force metaphors; Lakoff and Johnson; Kövecses;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of metaphors of emotion in rebétiko song texts. Rebétiko is a major popular-music style of modern Greece, consisting mostly of melancholic songs full of sorrow, disappointment, and misfortune, as well as passion and romance, but also of cheerful songs of revelry and a carefree attitude to life. READ MORE