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Playing It Queer: Understanding Queer Gender, Sexual and Musical Praxis in a 'New' Musicological Context

@inproceedings{Taylor2009PlayingIQ,
  title={Playing It Queer: Understanding Queer Gender, Sexual and Musical Praxis in a 'New' Musicological Context},
  author={Jodie Louise Taylor},
  year={2009}
}
Across ages and cultures, music has been associated with sexual allure, gender inversion and suspect sexuality. Music has been theorised as both a putative agent of moral corruption and an expressive mechanism of gender and sexual signification, capable of arousing and channelling sexual urges and desires. This research examines musically facilitated expressions of queerness and queer identity, asking how and why music is used by queer musicians and musical performers to express non-normative… 
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