Hughes walter in the empire of the beat discipline and disco in microphone from music hist 137 at university of california, los angeles “in the empire of the beat: discipline and disco” in microphone fiends: youth music and youth culture, 147-57 new york: routledge, 1994 cusick - on a lesbian relationship with music university of. Cusick and her lesbian relationship with music in the essay “on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight” by suzanne g cusick, she brings up an interesting topic about the connection between her being a lesbian and her being a musician, a musicologist, if there exists any. Ams lgbtq study group 184 likes this is a study group for members of the american musicological society interested in lgbtq issues and topics within.
Wilbourne, on a lesbian relationship with musicology 11 appendix: bibliography of suzanne g cusick’s published works “gender, politics, and gender politics in la liberazione di ruggiero” in zwischentöne—musik und diversität, edited by christine fischer and irene minder- jeanneret. In her essay “feminist theory, music theory, and the mind/body problem,” cusick critiqued traditional music theory for denying embodiment with a view of music listening as a “mind-mind” exchange, cusick, suzanne g 1994a “on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight” in queering the pitch:. Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by stephen sondheim and a book by james goldman the story concerns a reunion in a crumbling broadway theatre , scheduled for demolition, of the past performers of the weismann's follies, a musical revue (based on the ziegfeld follies ), that played in that theatre between the world wars.
Suzanne cusick’s essay, “on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight,” was first published in the 1994 volume queering the pitch: the new gay and lesbian musicology, a ground-breaking book in queer theory in musicological circles i first encountered cusick’s essay last semester in a proseminar (a one. Chapters discuss music and sound in relation to distinctive genres, technologies and settings, including sound installation art, popular music recordings, offices and hospitals, and music therapy.  thunder is the sound of a particular transformation of energy, as is the sound of an elephant walking, a mosquito flying, or a human speaking.
The collaboration involved active music making as well as verbal conversations about her relationship to music, singing together, and exploring her voice and singing abilities the therapeutic approach can be described as resource-oriented ( rolvsjord, 2010 . In her discussion of queer theory, author annamarie jagose provides a distinction between the concepts 'queer' and the dichotomous relationship between 'lesbian' and 'gay' jagose argued in her discussion of this theory that queer was a concept that had politically evolved through the years in relation to the proliferation of gay and lesbian. Rebecca stark lgbtq m137, section 1c morgan woolsey 11 february 2015 short essay: music’s relationship to gender & sexuality the summation of my understanding of music’s relationship to sexuality took place in a café in los angeles over this past summer. Suzanne cusick, in a well-known essay (2006), explores relationships between her own lesbian sexuality and her musicality she identifies both music and sexuality as areas where people give and receive pleasure, with intimacy and in relationships configured by power.
On musico-sexual synergies and the (queer) possibility that music is sex jodie taylor an explanatory note on the (queer) possibility that music is sex in her essay entitled “on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight”, cusick, bravely confronted musicology with the question: ‘what if music is sex. In her iconic essay “on a lesbian relationship with music,” musicologist suzanne cusick argues that if we “suppose that sexuality isn’t necessarily linked to genital pleasure” and instead “a way of expressing and/or enacting relationships of intimacy through physical pleasure shared, accepted, or given” (70), we can understand the. An introductory essay discusses the etymology of the title three sections follow: 'canons and arias' presents four essays that 'on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight' the premise is decep- tively simple: how do the various portions of self cusick defines lesbian as moving within a field defined. 4 on a lesbian relationship with music: a serious effort not to think straight 67 suzanne g cusick 5 a conversation with ned rorem 85 essay, “lesbian and gay music,” published in 2001, which we are now includ-ing as our final chapter, a “coda,” to this second edition we wish to thank.
Action, criticism, and theory for music education electronic article 82 cusick’s “lesbian relation with music” which as i understand it was influenced by monique very least as masculine, able-bodied, and heterosexual, all in relationship to the middle class, bourgeois subject hence, again, the saliency of my reference to. Music and women: the story of women in their relation to music new york: coward mccann, 1948 reprint, zenger publishing company, 1977 reprint, with a. Cusick sees that musical production and reception could be understood as a relationship in which music whether music simply is sex) “a relationship based on non-power exert power over listeners perhaps” and therefore with intimacy and in relationships configured by power in a well-known essay (2006) explores relationships between.