CRAFTING AUTHENTICITY. FRANCE MAROLT, FOLK SONG, AND THE CONCERT STAGE
USTVARJANJE AVTENTIČNOSTI. FRANCE MAROLT, LJUDSKA PESEM IN KONCERTNI ODER

Mari Kristina Arko Klemenc

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/Traditio2004330202

Abstract

Choral singing and arrangements of folk songs have been a popular musical practice and repertoire in Slovenia since the mid-19th century. Among composers of such folk song arrangements, France Marolt (1891–1951) is exceptionally significant. As a composer, choral conductor, and ethnographer, Marolt sought to craft authentically Slovenian music. Although he supported his arrangements with alleged ethnographic scholarship, evidence suggests that Marolt manipulated resources in order to present a particular sound identity. Nevertheless, his works remain an important contribution to Slovenian music and cultural identity.

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Zborovsko petje in priredbe ljudskih pesmi so v Sloveniji popularna glasbena dejavnost in repertoar že od sredine 19. stoletja. Eden od najpomembnejših skladateljev priredb je bil France Marolt (1891–1951), ki je kot skladatelj, zborovodja in etnolog skušal ustvarjati avtentično slovensko glasbo. Čeprav je svoje delo podprl z domnevnim etnološkim raziskovanjem, dokazi pričajo, da je Marolt prikrojil vire z namenom oblikovati posebno slovensko zvočno identiteto. Kljub temu predstavljajo Maroltove priredbe pomemben delež k slovenski glasbi in kulturni identiteti.

Keywords

Folk song; choral singing; France Marolt // ljudska pesem; zborovsko petje; France Marolt

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