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Municipal Sponsorship and Musical Work in Argentina: Ensemble Institutionalization in a Neoliberal Economy
Titolo Rivista: SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO  
Autori/Curatori: Sarah Lahasky 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2020 Fascicolo: 157 Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  17 P. 108-124 Dimensione file:  234 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SL2020-157006
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The institutionalization of musical groups through local, decentralized govern-ments may provide artists an alternative to the precarious working conditions as characterized by the gig economy. The article uses the Tito Francia Guitar Or-chestra as a case study and suggests that artists living in areas with autonomous local governments may be able to frame their work as a social, political, or eco-nomic benefit to the city. The article contains three sections: the first one explains Argentina’s current economic situation and its effects on musical work in the country; the second one introduces the guitar orchestra and their relationship with the Municipality of Guaymallén; the last section considers the benefits and risks of institutionalizing an ensemble, and how musicians’ work may change as a result.

L'istituzionalizzazione dei gruppi musicali attraverso i governi locali e decentralizzati può fornire agli artisti un'alternativa alle precarie condizioni di lavoro che caratterizzano la "gig economy". L’articolo considera come caso di studio l'Orquesta de Guitarras Tito Francia di Mendoza, in Argentina e suggerisce che gli artisti che vivono in aree con governi locali autonomi possono essere in grado di definire il proprio lavoro nei termini di un beneficio sociale, politico ed economico per la municipalità. L'articolo è strutturato in tre sezioni: la prima riferisce dell'attuale situazione economica in Argentina e dei suoi effetti sul lavoro musicale; la seconda introduce l'ensemble studiato e il suo rapporto con il comune di Guaymallén; l’ultima sezione considera vantaggi e rischi dell'istituzionalizzazione di un ensemble e come questa possa modificare il lavoro dei musicisti.
Keywords: Istituzionalizzazione, musica, decentralizzazione, lavoro precario

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Sarah Lahasky, Sovvenzionamento municipale e lavoro musicale in Argentina: l’istituzionalizzazione degli ensemble in un’economia neoliberale in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 157/2020, pp. 108-124, DOI:10.3280/SL2020-157006

   

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