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Performing abroad: ‘Lucnica Slovak National Folklore Ballet’ in Melbourne, 2007

Roy, Diane Carole


This thesis explores the significance of a Slovak traditional music and dance performance in Melbourne in October 2007 by Lucnica: Slovak National Folklore Ballet’. While the troupe represents a genre of traditional music performance that is revered by many Slovaks, it is also criticized in the community and scholarly narratives as being ‘artificial’. This thesis shows that Lucnica’s performances are deeply significant, however, and that they constitute a legitimate form of music folklore...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78dce23fff5


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