Music and Change in the Eastern Baltics Before and After 1989 (Hardcover)
This volume provides a transnational study of the impact of musical cultures in the Eastern Baltics-Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, and Russia-at the end of the Cold War and in the early post-Communist period.
About the Author
Malgorzata Janicka-Slysz is a music theorist, head of the Department of Theory and Interpretation of Musical Work at Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music, Krakow, a member of the editorial board of the journal Theory of Music, and professor at the Academy of Music, Krakow. She is the author of Vytautas Bacevicius i jego idee muzyki kosmicznej (2001) and Poetyka muzyczna Karola Szymanowskiego. Studia i interpretacje (2013). Rūta Stanevičiūte is a musicologist, director of the Research Centre at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, and a chief-editor of the journal Lithuanian Musicology. She is the author of The Figures of Modernity: The International Society for Contemporary Music and the Spread of Musical Modernism in Lithuania (VDA, 2015), and the co-author of Nylon Curtain: Cold War, International Exchange and Lithuanian Music (LMTA, 2018), and Sound Utopias: Lithuanian Music Modernization in Context (2021).