A Queerly Joyful Noise: Choral Musicking for Social Justice by Julia "Jules" Balén

By Julia "Jules" Balén

A Queerly cheerful Noise examines how choral making a song could be either in my opinion transformative and politically impactful. As they combination their diversified voices to create anything appealing, LGBTIQ singers stand jointly and make themselves heard. evaluating queer choral performances to the makes use of of team making a song in the civil rights and exertions hobbies, Julia “Jules” Balén maps the connection among diversified types of oppression and strategic musical types of resistance. She additionally explores the capability this queer communal area creates for mobilizing revolutionary social action. 

A proud member of diverse queer choruses, Balén attracts from years of firsthand observations, archival learn, and large interviews to bare how queer refrain individuals consider shared vulnerability, collective energy, or even moments of ecstasy whilst acting. A Queerly pleased Noise serves as a testomony to the facility of song, in detail depicting how participation in a queer refrain is greater than a hobby, yet a significant kind of protest via party.  

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