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Symphonic Aspirations

German Music and Politics, 1900-1945

Symphonic Aspirations( )
Author: Painter, Karen
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $69.50
Book Description:

Painter examines the politicization of musical listening in Germany and Austria, showing how nationalism, anti-Semitism, liberalism, and socialism profoundly affected the experience of music. She draws on extensive writings on the symphony, particularly those of Mahler and Bruckner, to offer evidence that music can and did serve ideological ends.

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Detailed Subjects: Music / Ethnic
Music / History & Criticism

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