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Composing the Party Line

Music and Politics in Early Cold War Poland and East Germany

Composing the Party Line( )
Author: Tompkins, David G.
ISBN:978-1-55753-647-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Purdue University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

This book examines the exercise of power in the Stalinist music world as well as the ways in which composers and ordinary people responded to it. It presents a comparative inquiry into the relationship between music and politics in the German Democratic Republic and Poland from the aftermath of World War II through Stalin's death in 1953, concluding with the slow process of de-Stalinization in the mid-to late-1950s. The author explores how the Communist parties in both countries...
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Pages:290
Detailed Subjects: Music / Ethnic
Music / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds

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