Taking it in the ear: On musico-sexual synergies and the (queer) possibility that music is sex

  title={Taking it in the ear: On musico-sexual synergies and the (queer) possibility that music is sex},
  author={Jodie Louise Taylor},
  pages={603 - 614}
Across ages and cultures, music's relationship to sexual allure and its adept capacity for invoking pleasure, eroticism, and desire are well established. Music's ability to arouse and channel sexual urges and desires renders it both a dynamic mode of gender and sexual signification and a putative agent of moral corruption. Music can convey coded sexual innuendo, give shape to a person's erotic agency, or constitute a significant part of their sexual identity. For some, listening to music may… 

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