Institut für Musikwissenschaft
Author’s contact information: Magdalena.Zorn@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Juan Manuel García
Junín (BA), Argentina
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INSAM Journal of Contemporary Music, Art and Technology, Issue 5, 2020
Main Theme of the Issue: Art, Music and Technology in the Time of Global Crisis
Publisher: INSAM Institute for Contemporary Artistic Music, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Section: MAIN THEME: Art, MUSIC AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL CRISIS
Abstract: In this work, the concept of music performance in the context of the Covid-19 lockdown is assessed through a brief musicological discussion based on a public survey performed on the broad population in Argentina during the lockdown. Traditionally, listeners and performers interact in concert halls sharing the same space and time. During the Covid-19 lockdown, listeners and performers were obliged to stay home and thus, online music consumption in the genres of Classic, Jazz, Pop and Folk became “state of the art”. With the increasing importance of performances through the internet, the interaction between listeners and performers substantially changed. Given that the context of a live performance on the internet is so different to that of one in a concert hall, we conducted a public anonymous survey during the lockdown in July and August 2020 to question listeners in the broad population of Argentina about both paradigms. With regards to the studied sample, listeners and performers seem to agree that live emissions via the internet do not suit their preferences of interaction as well as a music performance in a concert hall.
Keywords: COVID-19 lockdown, Argentina, online music, live performance, community experience
ISSN 2637 – 1898
On the cover: Franziska Rittiger, Vanitas reloaded, 2020.
Design and layout: Milan Šuput, Bojana Radovanović
The Journal is indexed in: CEEOL – Central and Eastern European Online Library RILM – Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale