A War of Songs (Paperback)

Popular Music and Recent Russia-Ukraine Relations (Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society)

By Arve Hansen, Andrei Rogatchevski, Yngvar Steinholt

Ibidem Press, 9783838211732, 250pp.

Publication Date: May 28, 2019

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This multi-authored monograph consists of the sections: "Pop Rock, Ethno-Chaos, Battle Drums, and a Requiem: The Sounds of the Ukrainian Revolution," "The Euromaidan's Aftermath and the Genre of Answer Song: A Musical Dialogue Between the Antagonists?", "Exposing the Fault Lines beneath the Kremlin's Restorative Geopolitics: Russian and Ukrainian Parodies of the Russian National Anthem," and "'Lasha Tumbai', or 'Russia, Goodbye'? The Eurovision Song Contest as a Post-Soviet Geopolitical Battleground.