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

By Julia "Jules" Balén

A Queerly pleased Noise examines how choral making a song could be either for my part transformative and politically impactful. As they mixture their diversified voices to create whatever attractive, LGBTIQ singers stand jointly and make themselves heard. evaluating queer choral performances to the makes use of of staff making a song in the civil rights and hard work activities, Julia “Jules” Balén maps the connection among diverse types of oppression and strategic musical sorts of resistance. She additionally explores the aptitude this queer communal area creates for mobilizing innovative social action. 

A proud member of diverse queer choruses, Balén attracts from years of firsthand observations, archival study, and wide interviews to bare how queer refrain individuals suppose shared vulnerability, collective power, or even moments of ecstasy whilst acting. A Queerly cheerful Noise serves as a testomony to the ability 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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