REFLECTIONS OF THE TERM POSTMODERNISM IN MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS
POSTMODERNİZM KAVRAMININ MÜZİK VE SAHNE SANATLARINA YANSIMALARI

Author : Şebnem UŞEN
Number of pages : 558-570

Abstract

The term “postmodernism”, starting to be used in 1950-60’s and growing up in 70’s is employed to express the new tendancies primarily in the field of art and architecture. The concept of postmodernizm caused many discussions in arts as well as in other fields. The examination of the modern concept leads us to the appearance of new pursuits. Nowadays postmodernism includes new approaches and new ways of thinking emerged in the extensive areas as; public order and functioning, legal theory, science philosopy, architecture, sculpture, visual arts, plastic arts, literature, music and performing arts. The artist in the context of postmodern art may use his or her creativity in total freedom and reflect life as it is in his or her work without any ties or attachments to a specific mission. Therefore this study in general, outlines of the understanding of postmodern art as well as examines its pioneers in music and performing arts and how this understanding is reflected in these art forms.

Keywords

Keywords: Postmodernism, Postmodern Music, Performing Arts, Postmodern Theatre, Postmodern Opera, Po

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