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Music and Sexuality in BrittenSelected Essays

Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Philip Brett

George Haggerty (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gathers together essays on the great British composer. These essays opened the door to gay studies in music, reinvigorated the study of Britten's work, and inspired a generation of scholars ... More

Music and the Elusive RevolutionCultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Eric Drott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In May 1968, France teetered on the brink of revolution as a series of student protests spiraled into the largest general strike the country has ever known. In the years since, May '68 has come to ... More

Music DividedBartok's Legacy in Cold War Culture

Music Divided: Bartok's Legacy in Cold War Culture

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249653
eISBN:
9780520933392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores how political pressures affected musical life on both sides of the iron curtain during the early years of the cold war. It illuminates the pervasive political anxieties of the day ... More

Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Mark Everist

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Parisian theatrical, artistic, social, and political life is illustrated in the institutional history of the Paris Odéon, an opera house that flourished during the Bourbon Restoration. This book ... More

Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284135
eISBN:
9780520959781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284135.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the Cold War, thousands of musicians from the United States traveled the world under the sponsorship of the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Presentations program. Using archival documents and ... More

Music in Other WordsVictorian Conversations

Music in Other Words: Victorian Conversations

Ruth Solie

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238459
eISBN:
9780520930063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238459.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Just as the preoccupations of any given cultural moment make their way into the language of music, the experience of music makes its way into other arenas of life. To unearth these overlapping ... More

Music Makes MeFred Astaire and Jazz

Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz

Todd Decker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268883
eISBN:
9780520950061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268883.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Fred Astaire: one of the great jazz artists of the twentieth century? Astaire is best known for his brilliant dancing in the movie musicals of the 1930s, but this book argues that his work as a ... More

Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

Kate van Orden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276505
eISBN:
9780520957114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276505.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music, Authorship, and the Book studies the formation of authorship for composers during the sixteenth century. Its chronological outlines are bounded by the appearance of the first printed book of ... More

The Musical Legacy of Wartime France

The Musical Legacy of Wartime France

Leslie A. Sprout

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275300
eISBN:
9780520955271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275300.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music mattered to the three forces competing for political authority in France during the Second World War. German occupying authorities promoted German music at the expense of the French, while the ... More

Musical MeaningToward a Critical History

Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228245
eISBN:
9780520928329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book argues that humanistic, not just technical, meaning is a basic force in music history and an indispensable factor in how, where, and when music is heard. The book draws on a broad range of ... More

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