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 might be either for my part transformative and politically impactful. As they combination their varied 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 hard work pursuits, Julia “Jules” Balén maps the connection among diversified types of oppression and strategic musical sorts of resistance. She additionally explores the aptitude this queer communal house creates for mobilizing innovative social action. 

A proud member of various queer choruses, Balén attracts from years of firsthand observations, archival learn, and large interviews to bare how queer refrain individuals believe shared vulnerability, collective power, 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 type of protest via social gathering.  

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