7th International Conference Music and Media: War of Media – Media of War

Institute for Analysis, Theory and History of Music

University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Anton von Webern-Platz 1, A-1030 Vienna

25th to 28th of November 2015

Conference

 

War of Media – Media of War

The Importance of Music and Media for Propaganda in Times of Change

PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 25.11.

9.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.15 Opening

Art Music and Cultural Propaganda

10.15-11.00 Christian Glanz Franz Lehár‘s Fieber: A wartime-monodrama

11.00-11.45 Scott Messing Schubert’s Marche militaire in War and Peace

11.45-12.45 Lunch break

12.45-13.30 Cornelia Szabó-Knotik Entertaining Patriotic Feelings – Carl Michael Ziehrer’s „Moving Images“

13.30-14.15 Anita Mayer-Hirzberger “Rise like a phoenix”. Johann Strauß as a Symbol for Austria during the “Occupation” after the Second World War

14.15-14.45 Coffee-Break

14.45-15.30 Marie-Agnes Dittrich Warriors of a „nation of culture“. With Schubert In Quarters before Paris

15.30-16.15 Matthias Tischer New Music goes to Cold War

Get together 2

Thursday, 26.11.

Music of Yugoslav Breakup: Politics of Media in the 1990s

9.00-9.45 Tatjana Marković Cultural Policy and Musical Life in Serbia in the Year of Culture (1995)

9.45-10.30 Srdjan Atanasovski Sonic Terror and Governing the War: Soundscape of Belgrade during the NATO Bombing

10.30-11.15 Ana Petrov “Was Everything Just a Sham?” Crossing (Musical) Borders during and after Yugoslav Wars

11.15-12.15 Lunch break

Mass Media and War I

12.15-13.00 Risto Pekka Pennanen The Exploitation of the Serbian Propaganda Song ‘Onamo, onamo’, 1878–1918: Entertainment, Censorship and Gramophone Records

13.00-13.45 Victor Nefkens Adorno’s Wagner in the context of mass media, before, during, and after World War II

13.45-14.30 Marie-Hélène The Rhetorical Strategies and Political Implications Benoit-Otis, of Parisian Music Criticism during the Occupation

[Cécile Quesney]

Guided Tour and Movie Screening of “The Third Man” 3

Friday, 27.11.

Newsreel

9.00-9.45 Ferenc János Szabó The Sounds of War. The First World War

and the Hungarian Recording History.

9.45-10.30 Boris von Haken How the Sound of War was made.

Music and Soundproduction for the German Newsreel (“Deutsche Wochenschau”).

10.30-11.00 Coffee-Break

11.00-11.45 James Deaville Pitched Battles: Music and Sound in American and German Newsreels of World War II

11.45-12.30 Matilde Olarte-Martínez Franco and Spanish music of resistance: the role of Spanish singers and popular songs for musical films before and after our civil war (1936-39)

12.30-13.30 Lunch break

Music, War and Popular Culture

13.30-14.15 Emile Wennekes Mobilizing the Celluloid Soldier: Parody and Propaganda in Cartoons

14.15-15.00 Michael Saffle Musical War Propaganda in Peacetime: Richard Rodgers’s Score for Victory at Sea

15.00-15.30 Coffee-Break

15.30-16.15 Brian Thompson Film and Traditional Music to ’Serve the People and Socialism’

16.15-17.00 Marc Brooks The Voice of War: Embodied and Disembodied Voices in the Re-imagined Television Series Battlestar Galactica 4

Saturday, 28.11.

Film

9.00-9.45 Gerrit Bogdahn Music and propaganda: „Ich klage an!“ (Wolfgang Liebeneiner, 1941)

9.45-10.30 Kenneth DeLong Refraction and Reference: Joseph Kosma’s Musical Score for La Grand Illusion (1937)

10.30-11.00 Coffee-Break

11.00-11.45 Dawn Stevenson Sounding the Cold War: Music, Nostalgia and Religion in The Master

11.45-12.45 Lunch break

Mass Media and War II

12.45-13.30 Golan Gur Music, Army, and the Media:

The Israeli Military Bands and the Challenge of Statehood

13.30-14.15 Justin Patch Total War, Total Anti-War: Music, Media and Holism in Protest

14.15-14.45 Coffee-Break

14.45-15.15 Manuela Schwartz Mobilisierung, Zerstreuung und Therapie – Musik als multifunktionales Medium im Krieg

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