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The New York Composers' Forum Concerts, 1935-1940

Melissa J. de Graaf
Format
Book
Published
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press ; Woodbridge, Suffolk : Boydell & Brewer Limited, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Eastman studies in music
ISBN
9781580464260, 1580464262
Contents
  • Introduction : the significance of the Composers' Forum
  • The Composers' Forum in context : modernism and diversity in the 1930s
  • Reactions to modernist style and ideas
  • The gendered reception of modern music
  • Orientalism, Jewish music, and the search for spiritual authenticity
  • White composers and representations of race : the forum as battleground over issues of authenticity and appropriation
  • Creating American identity : folk song and nationalism
  • Conclusion : the demise and impact of the Composers' Forum.
Description
xii, 290 pages : music, illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-268) and index.
Series Statement
Eastman studies in music, 1071-9989 ; v. 103
Eastman studies in music ; v. 103
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