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

  • Marija Dumnić Institute of Musicology of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade
Keywords: musicscape, starogradska muzika (“old urban music”), Skadarlija, nostalgia

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.

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Published
2016-12-09
How to Cite
DumnićM. (2016). Defining Nostalgic Musicscape: Starogradska muzika in Skadarlija (Belgrade) as Sound Environment. Musicological Annual, 52(2), 55-70. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.52.2.55-70