The Bulgarian Choral Tradition and Sydney's Martenitsa Choir
Keywords:choral traditions, musical styles, folkloric practices
Alex Gibb and Meaghan Loader's case-study of the establishment of the Martenitsa Choir in Sydney, as a vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of Bulgarian women's choral music, gives a more contemporary account of the transplantation of musical styles and the nature of what might be described as 'uprooted' folkloric practices
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