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BeethovenA Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

Beethoven: A Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226669052
eISBN:
9780226669199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669199.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores the animating presence of the political in almost every aspect of Beethoven's life, work, and legacy. Beethoven was a civically engaged thinker confronted with severe challenges. ... More

Everyone Loves Live MusicA Theory of Performance Institutions

Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early twenty-first century, the economic growth in live music and especially music festivals caused a sensation in the music industries, in pop aesthetics, and in the media. This birth of a ... More

Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Jeanice Brooks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was among the most iconic figures in twentieth-century music. Composer, performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue, she disseminated her ideas in a variety of media ... More

The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961Scholars, Singers, Missionaries

The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries

Anna Maria Busse Berger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226740348
eISBN:
9780226740485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740485.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In this book we can observe an interaction between three seemingly distinct, but surprisingly connected worlds in the first half of the twentieth century: that of the founders of comparative ... More

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