Musical Topography of the First World War in Slovenia

  • Alenka Bagarič National and University Library, Ljubljana
Keywords: music among soldiers and civilians, First World War


The image and role of music among soldiers and civilians during the First World War on the territory of the present Slovenia is depicted by comparing the music sources and preserved documents. Music unveiled intimate lives of individuals as well as their imparted feelings of belonging to a community, nation and country. The article focuses on the description of situations and ways of singing military folk songs, the meaning and impact of the journal Church Musician, and the patriotic role of marches.


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BagaričA. (2017). Musical Topography of the First World War in Slovenia. Musicological Annual, 53(2), 23-49.