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The Politics of Musical Identity: Selected Essays

The Politics of Musical Identity: Selected Essays

  • Author: Fauser, Annegret



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  • Contents: Introduction. Part I Music and Politics in Late Nineteenth-Century France: 'Cette musique sans tradition': Wagner's Tannhauser and its French critics (2009)
  • Visual pleasures - musical signs: dance at the Paris Opera (2005)
  • Oscarine and Reginette: a comic interlude in the French reception of Wagner (2007)
  • Gendering the nations: the ideologies of French discourse on music (1870-1914) (2001)
  • Disruptive histories: telling the story of modern music in France (2006). Part II Musical identities in the United States in the 1930s and '40s: Aaron Copland, Nadia Boulanger, and the making of an 'American' composer (2006)
  • 'Presenting a great truth': William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony (1930) (2011)
  • 'Dixie Carmen': war, race, and identity in Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones (1943) (2010). Part III Gender Politics in Music: Rheinsirenen: Loreley and other Rhine maidens (2006)
  • Creating Madame Landowska (2006)
  • La Guerre en dentelles: women and the Prix de Rome in French cultural politics (1998)
  • Composing as a Catholic: rereading Lili Boulanger's vocal music (2006)
  • Lili Boulanger's La Princesse Maleine: a composer and her heroine as literary icons (1997). Index.