"Slovene Spirit" as a Poetic Category
AbstractThe essential shift in the direction towards the musical-national idiom occurs after the French revolution, when nationalism has become the leading form of thought Following Herder the character of the national representative is ingrained in folklore, to which the assertion of the national idea awards also aesthetic value. With the French occupation of the Slovene territory there comes to an increasing assertion of alien (above all German) national consciousness, while the constantly increasing sense of history gradually strengthens also the Slovene self-assurance. The original pan-European ideas receive a specific national colouring, into the foreground comes the idea of the national to which music as well subordinates itself. What is felt as national and termed "Volksgeist" (national spirit) opens the concert podium also to musical amateurs. The conscious decision to originate a new musical idiom, in terms of nationally-awakening criteria understandably decreases the value of what is musically autonomous.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 1993 Matjaž Barbo
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors are confirming that they are the authors of the submitting article, which will be published (print and online) in journal Musicological Annual by Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia). Author’s name will be evident in the article in journal. All decisions regarding layout and distribution of the work are in hands of the publisher.
- Authors guarantee that the work is their own original creation and does not infringe any statutory or common-law copyright or any proprietary right of any third party. In case of claims by third parties, authors commit their self to defend the interests of the publisher, and shall cover any potential costs.
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.