Defining Nostalgic Musicscape: Starogradska muzika in Skadarlija (Belgrade) as Sound Environment

Marija Dumnić

Abstract


Skadarlija Street in Belgrade, officially called a “bohemian quarter” because of its numerous taverns, is characterized by the discourse of nostalgia. Performances of the starogradska muzika (“old urban music”) genre creat Skadarlija’s musicscape. This paper deals with process of construction and commodification of the sound environment, particularly examining the role of nostalgia therein.

Keywords


musicscape, starogradska muzika (“old urban music”), Skadarlija, nostalgia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4312/mz.52.2.55-70

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