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New. The Sound of Difference: Race, Class and the Politics of 'Diversity' in Classical Music

  • Author: Kolbe, Kristina



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  • Introduction
  • 1 Thinking through diversity and its discontents
  • 2 When diversity enters classical music: Situating the sector as a social scene
  • 3 From ‘white space’ to ‘diverse space’? How music practitioners reflect on diversity’s hopes, tensions, and drawbacks
  • 4 The commodification of diversity in practices of elitism and race-making
  • 5 Making diverse musics: Power, inequality, and subjectivity in practices of composition, rehearsal, and performance
  • 6 How to imagine/stage difference otherwise? (Dis)continuities of Orientalist representations in curatorial praxis
  • 7 Toward a politics of conviviality? Thinking through musical performances as liminal encounters
  • 8 ‘Diversity’ in crisis? Reflecting on COVID-19’s impact on institutional commitments to change
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index