Joachim-Ernst Berendt and the (West) German Jazz und Lyrik Genre

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dc.contributor.author Hurley, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:05:31Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:05:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2009008407 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hurley Andrew 2010, 'Joachim-Ernst Berendt and the (West) German Jazz und Lyrik Genre', Lycoming College, Williamsport, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 58-81. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1091-1197 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16028
dc.description.abstract "Jazz und Lyrik" ("Jazz and Poetry"}1 in the German-speaking world has been documented for fifty years, with its boosters claiming that these pre-dated, or at least developed independently of, similar activities during the postwar American jazz scene (Berendt 1960a; "Probleme um Jazz und Lyrik"1964; Meifert 1999). Certainly the combination of jazz and poetry is one field in which German jazz advocates, critics, musicians, and listeners have had an abiding interest. The combination of the two genres fulfilled several important purposes in the early days, between the mid- 1950s and the mid-1960s. By associating jazz with an established art form (poetry), jazz stood to receive, by association, artistic integrity, something it lacked in the eyes of many, particularly older, postwar Germans. For Joachim-Ernst Berendt, a broadcaster, author, and producer (and its main proponent), appending words to jazz enabled him to stress a socially critical message and thereby impart a specific extra-musical meaning to jazz. Since the early recordings (1960-1964) focus on combinations of jazz and Gennan poetry, they participated in the "Germanizing" of jazz. This essay explains how and why Berendt attempted this hybrid, as well as how and why he maintained a distinction between German and American efforts. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Lycoming College, Williamsport en_US
dc.title Joachim-Ernst Berendt and the (West) German Jazz und Lyrik Genre en_US
dc.parent Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature en_US
dc.journal.volume 15 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Williamsport, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 58 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 81 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200200 en_US
dc.personcode 102435 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition Winter en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 102435 en_US


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